Dave McDonald, PhD (he/him): Director of BBSP, Office of Graduate Education

Dave is the Director of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP) in the OGE. He works with first-year PhD students to help them build essential skills to ensure their success in graduate school. In this capacity, Dave advises students on finding faculty to rotate with in their first year, building a mentor-mentee relationship, and deciding which lab to join for their dissertation research.

Contact Dave: david.mcdonald@unc.edu.