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Graduate Committee

Dr. Kaustubh Datta (Chair & Graduate Program Director), Dr. Punita Dhawa, Dr. Terrance Donohue, Dr. Kate Hyde, Dr. Shantaram Joshi, and Dr. Ying Yan

PhD Curriculum

Coursework

Each student’s Supervisory Committee will determine the appropriate curriculum based on the student’s academic background and interests. The following are required of all IGPBS - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology students, with a minimum grade of "B–" in each graded course: 

IPBS 801FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOMOLECULES3
IPBS 802MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY2
IPBS 803FUNDAMENTALS OF RECEPTORS & CELL SIGNALING2
BMB 815METABOLISM2
BMB 915PROTEINS & NUCLEIC ACID3
BMB 940SPECIAL TOPICS1-3
BMB 896RSCH OTHER THAN THESIS (or IPBS 896)1-8
BMB 970SEMINAR ( every semester)1
BMB 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-15
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training

Graduate Committee

Dr. Kaustubh Datta (Chair & Graduate Program Director), Dr. Punita Dhawa, Dr. Terrance Donohue, Dr. Kate Hyde, Dr. Shantaram Joshi, and Dr. Ying Yan

MD/PhD Curriculum

Coursework

Upon successful completion of the first two years of the medical school curriculum, the IGPBS - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Graduate Committee will waive the requirement for completing the IPBS curriculum (IPBS 801, 802, 803), BMB 815, and BMB 915. The following courses are required for the MD/PhD degree:

BMB 896RSCH OTHER THAN THESIS1-8
BMB 970SEMINAR (every semester)1
BMB 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-15
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training