Graduates have pursued a variety of career options. Many initially undertake postdoctoral studies at Yale, Harvard, Stanford, the University of Chicago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and La Jolla Cancer Center, among others. Many of these students have moved into more permanent academic positions at such institutions as Stanford, LSU, NIH, La Jolla Cancer Center, Texas A&M, and Case Western Reserve. Others have pursued industrial positions at companies such as Sterling Research Group; Merck, Sharp, and Dohme; and Hoffmann-LaRoche. A few graduates have pursued careers in biotechnology/patent law by going to law school at such institutions as Berkeley and Columbia.