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Harvard-MIT Bioastronautics Ph.D. Program
The Bioastronautics Ph.D. Program--a part of the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) Medical Engineering and Medical Physics (MEMP) program--combines training in space life sciences, aerospace engineering and space medicine. It offers space-related internships and thesis research options at MIT, Harvard and associated hospitals. The program is led by Laurence Young, Sc.D., a member of the NSBRI Sensorimotor Adaptation Team and MIT Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics.

Eligibility
Candidates for the MEMP Bioastronautics Program must have completed at least a bachelor's degree or a substantial minor in an area related to bioastronautics, such as aeronautics and astronautics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, mathematics, or physics. They should also offer coursework and/or research experience that demonstrates a sustained interest in space life sciences. Candidates must, in addition, fulfill the MEMP general requirements.

How to Apply and Additional Information
Please visit the MEMP Admissions page for important deadlines/dates and more detailed information about the application procedures. Specific questions can be addressed to
Dr. Alan Natapoff, natapoff@mit.edu