Student Resources

Tumor Biology students have access to all the Biomedical Graduate Education student resources. Resources include one-on-one career coaching, professional memberships, mentorship programs, seminars, academic assistance, and many other resources to enrich your academic experience.

This program follows the academic rules and guidelines established in the Graduate School Bulletin.

New Students

From accepting your offer through orientation, get started in the Biotechnology program. You can also review your student finances.


Register for classes, check forms and deadlines, and find services such as the Academic Resource Center.

Department Forms

Find forms for the M.S. and Ph.D. programs, and other academic forms.

Ph.D. Student Seminars

View the schedule of Tumor Biology doctoral student seminars.

Dahlgren Memorial Library

Access articles, books, databases and more.

Graduation & Commencement

Complete your studies and celebrate with your graduating class. Visit the Graduating Student Checklist for instructions.

Career Services

Schedule an advising appointment, polish your resume, or browse job opportunities.


Outside of the classroom, connect with your peers and enjoy Georgetown’s campus and Washington, D.C.

Health & Wellness

Take care of your physical, mental and spiritual health during your studies. Crisis support is also available.


Faculty Member Jill P. Smith Honored as GU Innovator of the Year

Dr. Smith, a professor in the Tumor Biology Program and Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was recognized by Georgetown’s Office of Technology Commercialization for her work in the fight against pancreatic cancer.

March 18, 2024


Georgetown Research Advances a Potential Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers including Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Louis Weiner, a Tumor Biology faculty member, are investigating a new immunotherapy method to treat one of the deadliest cancers.

February 6, 2024

Jeanne Mandelblatt


Tumor Biology Professor Earns NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Jeanne Mandelblatt, Ph.D., MPH, founder of the Georgetown Lombardi Institute for Cancer and Aging Research, plans to investigate cellular aging mechanisms that could shed light on racial disparities among older cancer survivors.

February 6, 2024

Tumor Biology in Photos

Follow our students’ adventures and accomplishments in our program gallery.

Tumor Biology Photo Gallery