Watch the video of our Zoom info session, featuring IB graduate student Ixchel Gonzalez Ramirez, IB faculty Rauri C.K. Bowie and José Pablo Vázquez-Medina, and IB graduate student services advisor, Monica Albe. Recorded on October 22, 2020.


​English limits entry into the world of science and limits public access to scientific results. Valeria Ramírez-Castañeda, a graduate student in IB, encountered this firsthand when she began writing her master’s thesis at the University of Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia, her native country. Read more of her story featured in the Berkeley News...

IB is proud to welcome all new students to our community including our class of 13 new PhD candidates! 

Learn about their favorite branches on the tree of life, childhood career aspirations and more.


2020 IB PhD entering class photos