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Curriculum Information

Typical Educational Programs for full time students
(Course Listings and Descriptions)

Ph.D. Students:  

Core (4 credits)

Skills (2 credits)

Focus Courses (2 or 3 credits)

Graduate Biochemistry

Experimental Design

Graduate Genetics (fall, odd yr.)

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Critical Readings

Molecular Oncology (spring, even yr.)

 

Scientific Writing

Cell Culture & Stem Cells (fall, even yr.)

 

Bioethics in Science & Medicine

Biomolecular Interactions (spring, odd yr.)

     
  • All first-year students will take Graduate Biochemistry, Critical Readings, and a focus course in the fall. They will take Molecular Biology of the Cell, Experimental Design or Scientific Writing, and a focus course in the spring.

    All second-year students will take Critical Readings and a focus course in the fall. They will take Experimental Design or Scientific Writing, Bioethics in Science and Medicine, and a focus course in the spring.

    The Experimental Design and Scientific Writing skill courses as well as each focus course will be taught every-other year and have both first- and second-year students enrolled.

Master of Biomedical Sciences Students:
  • Fundamentals in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology I (3 credits)
  • Fundamentals in Cell Biology II (3 credits)
  • Seminar in Biomedical Science (3 credits)
  • Electives

  • Fundamentals in Systems Biology III (3 credits)
  • Bioethics in Science & Medicine (2 credits) - required only if doing a research thesis
  • Electives



   
Master of Science in Molecular Pathology and Immunology Students  
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (I) (3 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Cell Biology (II) (3 credits)
  • Seminar in Molecular Pathology and Immunology (2 credits)
  • Topics in Molecular Pathology and Immunology (4 credits)
  • Bioethics in Science & Medicine (2 credits)
  • Techniques in Molecular Diagnostics (2 credits)
  • Readings in Molecular Pathology and Immunology A and B (2 credits each)
  • Laboratory Rotation (Two rotations are required) (1 credit each)
  • Research in Molecular Pathology and Immunology I and II (1 and 2 credits, respectively)
  • Thesis Research / MSMPI (5 credits)
 
Certificate in the Biomedical Sciences:
  • Fundamentals in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology I (3 credits)
  • Fundamentals in Cell Biology II (3 credits)
  • Electives

  • Fundamentals in Systems Biology III (3 credits)
  • Electives

 

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