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Coalition for Next Generation Life Science

Next Generation Life Science

UC San Diego is proud to be a member of the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science. Members commit to collecting and publicly sharing data in order to increase transparency, improve training outcomes, and enhance recruitment and retention efforts aimed at diversifying the life sciences.

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What is NGLS?

Learn more about the Coalition of Next Generation Life Science, the commitment member institutions have made to transparency, and how science, students, and the community will benefit.

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Data Dashboards


Coalition members commit to collecting and publishing data using common standards on:

  • Admissions and matriculation data of PhD students.
  • Median time-to-degree and completion data for PhD programs.
  • Demographics of PhD students and postdoctoral scholars by gender, underrepresented minority status, and citizenship status.
  • Median time in postdoctoral status at the institution.
  • Career outcomes for PhD and postdoctoral alumni, classified by job sector and career type using a common taxonomy.