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Graduate Committee

Dr. Rakesh Singh (Chair & Program Director), Dr. R. Lee Mosley (Co-Chair), Dr. Paul Fey, Dr. Kai Fu, Dr. Tammy Kielian, Dr. Kaihong Su, and Dr. Geoffrey Thiele

The IGPBS - Immunology, Pathology & Infectious Disease doctoral program provides training in the areas of microbiology, pathology, immunology, neuroimmunology, host-pathogen interaction, and related fields, utilizing an approach that actively combines clinical and applied research with basic research interests.

Coursework

The coursework requirements for the IGPBS - Immunology, Pathology & Infectious Disease doctoral program are listed below:

Required Courses
IPBS 801FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOMOLECULES3
IPBS 802MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY2
IPBS 803FUNDAMENTALS OF RECEPTORS & CELL SIGNALING2
PAMM 896NON-THESIS RESEARCH (or IPBS 896)1-9
PAMM 970SEMINAR (each semester)1
PAMM 992ADV TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY, PATHOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (each Fall and Spring )1
PAMM 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-15
Electives (4 courses)
Each student will work with their Supervisory Committee to determine appropriate electives
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training

Coursework

Upon successful completion of the first two years of the medical school curriculum, the IGPBS - Immunology, Pathology & Infectious Disease Graduate Committee will waive the requirement of completing the IGPBS curriculum (IPBS 801, 802, and 803).  The following courses are required of MD/PhD students:

Required Courses
PAMM 970SEMINAR (every semester)1
PAMM 992ADV TOPICS IN IMMUNOLOGY, PATHOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (each Fall and Spring )1
PAMM 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-15
Electives (2 courses)
Each student will work with their Supervisory Committee to determine appropriate electives
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training