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Subplan Advisory Committee
Dr. James Wahl (Program Director), Graduate Faculty members associated with MSIA - Oral Biology

Students enrolled in this Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area sub-plan will engage in basic research on clinically important problems concerned with the biological, chemical and physical basis of issues related to oral health. Main areas of research focus include molecular biology of cell signaling pathways, cell-cell adhesion, oral cancer, DNA damage and repair, craniofacial physiology including developmental anomalies, immunoregulation, dental outcomes, and dental biomaterials.

PhD Curriculum

Statistics Requirement
BIOS 806BIOSTATISTICS *3
BIOS 808BIOSTATISTICS II *3
Core Curriculum
OBIO 855ADV ORAL BIOLOGY *3
OBIO 970SEMINAR1
MSIA 999DOCTORAL DISSERTATION1-9
Electives (6 courses)
Students will work with their Supervisory Committee to determine appropriate electives
Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR) / Ethics Training
*Indicates course must be completed prior to comprehensive exam