Congratulations on your recent acceptance to the University of Delaware.

If you are entering a PhD program in either Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering or Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and want an interdisciplinary experience, you should consider applying to the Chemistry-Biology Interface program at UD. You will find a link on this page to the CBI application. 



Since you are already admitted to the University, your academic UD application is available to and reviewed by the CBI Executive Committee:

Co-Director Dr. Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes
Co-Director Dr. Brian Bahnson
Associate Director Dr. John Koh (CBC)
Associate Director Dr. Jessica Tanis (BIOL)
Associate Director Dr. April Kloxin (ENGR)
Associate Director Dr. Don Watson (CBC)
Associate Director Dr. Lauren Genova (CBC)

These CBI Directors and Associate Directors will meet in late March to review applications. We strive to notify students of the decisions by early April.

To apply to CBI, please click the below link which will take you to a survey created by the CBI Leadership to better determine your fit with the CBI program.


If at any time you have questions, please contact one of the following:

Donald Watson, Associate Director

Catherine Grimes, Director

General email for all CBI questions:


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