Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Biomedical Sciences (90 credits)
The student will select a major advisor and the student and his/her major advisor along with an advisory committee will formulate a plan of study. The advisory committee will assist the student during the entire program.
|BMS 604||Fundamentals Of Cell And Molecular Biology||6|
|IDC 601||Responsible Conduct of Research||1|
|CTS 601||Biostatistics and Analysis of Clinical Data Evidence-based Practice||3|
|Select 9 credits from the following:||9|
|Human Gross Anatomy|
|Fundamentals of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Pathology|
|Proteins: Structure-Function Relationships|
|Medical Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics|
|Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology|
|Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Transmembrane Signaling|
|Introduction to Neurobiology|
|Receptor and Molecular Pharmacology|
|Electives: Select credits needed to reach total degree credits of 90.||16|
|BMS 791||Seminar (every semester)||8|
|BMS 792||Journal Club (every semester)||8|
|BMS 797||Directed Independent Research||36|
|BMS 899||Doctoral Dissertation 1||3|
Doctoral students are required to pass comprehensive and qualifying examinations according to the guidelines of the Graduate School.
Ph.D. candidates must present and defend a dissertation. The defense is open to the public, but only the examining committee may participate directly in the examination. Copies of the dissertation must be presented to the advisory committee and the Graduate Dean at least 30 days prior to the defense.