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Graduate Committee

Dr. Andrew Dudley (Chair & Program Director), Dr. Shantaram Joshi, Dr. Kishor Bhakat, Dr. Gargi Ghosal, Dr. Shannon Buckley, Dr. Anna Dunaevsky, Dr. Kaustubh Datta, Dr. Jennifer Black, and Dr. Karen Gould (ex officio)  

PhD Curriculum 

Coursework

All PhD students enrolled in IGPBS - Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology must complete the required courses listed below:

Core Curriculum
IPBS 801FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOMOLECULES3
IPBS 802MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY2
IPBS 803FUNDAMENTALS OF RECEPTORS & CELL SIGNALING2
MGCB 896RSCH OTHER THAN THESIS (or IPBS 896)1-9
MGCB 907TEACHING AND RESEARCH PRESENTATION SKILLS2
MGCB 903JOURNAL CLUB (every semester)1
MGCB 970SEMINAR (every semester)1
MGCB 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-15
Electives (3 courses)
Electives will be selected by the student in consultation with his/her Supervisory Committee, but MUST include 1 of the 2 listed below:
MGCB 815TOOLS AND ALGORITHMS IN BIOINFORMATICS3
MGCB 912MODERN APPROACHES IN CELL BIOLOGY & MOLECULAR GENETICS3
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training

Graduate Committee

Dr. Andrew Dudley (Chair & Program Director), Dr. Shantaram Joshi, Dr. Kishor Bhakat, Dr. Gargi Ghosal, Dr. Shannon Buckley, Dr. Anna Dunaevsky, Dr. Kaustubh Datta, Dr. Jennifer Black, and Dr. Karen Gould (ex officio)  

MD/PhD Curriculum

Coursework

Upon successful completion of the first two years of the medical school curriculum, the IGPBS - Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology Graduate Committee will waive the requirement for completing the IPBS curriculum (IPBS 801, 802, 803), and MGCB 823Each MD/PhD student enrolled in this program must complete the following courses:

MGCB 903JOURNAL CLUB (every semester)1
MGCB 907TEACHING AND RESEARCH PRESENTATION SKILLS2
MGCB 970SEMINAR (every semester)1
MGCB 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-15
Elective (1 course)
This course will be selected by the student in consulation with his/her Supervisory Committee
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR)/ Ethics Training