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Bulletin of Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Call Number: UP210

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the bulletin for the Tufts Graduate School of the Biomedical Sciences (formerly the Sackler School). It provides information for prospective students, including faculty listing, programs offered, financial aid information, and history of the school.


  • 1983 -- 2020


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish.

Biographical / Historical

The Tufts Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences was first established as the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences by the trustees of Tufts University on July 1, 1980 through the gifts of the late Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler and Dr. Raymond R. Sackler. Their vision was matched by that of current president of Tufts University, Jean Mayer, who saw integration across all medical fields as crucial for advancement of health. As a result of the generosity of the Sackler brothers, six fledging graduate programs at Tufts University School of Medicine were given a home. These programs: Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Anatomy, Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and Physiology; and their faculty of 70 provided the foundation on which our school is built. These faculty and their students were a part of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences prior to the founding of the Sackler School. In December 2019, the name of the School was changed from the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences to the Tufts Graduate of Biomedical Sciences due to role of the Sackler family and their company, Purdue Pharma, in the opioid epidemic.


0.5 Linear Feet

16 Digital Object(s)

13.9 Megabytes

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This collection is organized into one series.

Processing Information

This collection is processed and open for research. 2019-2021 accessions were processed by Records and Accessioning Archivist Jane Kelly in 2019-2021. Materials were bagged using Bagger and ingested to MIRA. Received chronological order was maintained. A file-level inventory was created, and series and collection-level description were updated at the time of processing.
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Repository Details

Part of the Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States