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Calendar

Aug 24, 2014
12:00 PM
Club Fair Brunch
Block/Lubin Lawn

 

Sep 08, 2014
3:30 PM
Faculty Poster Session Day 1
Lubin Dining Hall

Thesis Defense Seminars

Thursday, September 04, 2014
12:00 PM

"Structural Basis for Signaling in the TNF and TNFR Superfamilies"
Weifeng Liu

Tuesday, September 09, 2014
12:00 PM

Chemoenzymatic synthesis and application of carbohydrates
Dr. Xi Chen

Monday, September 15, 2014
5:00 PM

4th Annual Declaration Celebration
TBA

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Qualifying Examination

Workshops and Form Submisions

Qualifying Exam Form 1a and 1b Due
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Qualifying Exam Form 3 Due
Friday, October 31, 2014

Introduction to the Qualifying Exam (Workshop)
Monday, August 18, 2014

Qualifying Exam Workshop (Proper Reference Citation)
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Qualifying Exam Workshop (Oral Format & Sample Questions)
Tuesday, November 04, 2014


Candidates for the PhD degree must satisfactorily complete a Qualifying Examination, the purpose of which is to ensure that students have a general understanding of the biomedical sciences and sufficient knowledge of their chosen area of thesis research to proceed towards the PhD degree in a timely manner. The Graduate Division administers the Qualifying Examination in the fall of each year.


Qualifying Exam Guidelines And Forms

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Timeline To The Qualifying Examination 

Qualifying Exam Student Guidelines 

Qualifying Exam Committee Chair Guidelines 

Form 1a – Proposed Committee Members 

Form 1b – Tentative Specific Aims and Title for Qualifying Exam Proposal 

Form 2 – Confirmation of Committee Members 

Form 3 – Date, Time, Location of Qualifying Exam (No exams are to be scheduled on official school holidays)

Form 4 - Chair's Summary Evaluation 


Granting of the MS Degree

Students who successfully complete the Qualifying Exam are granted the Master of Science degree.

Degree granting date: January 31, 2015 


After the Qualifying Exam

MS Diploma Form 

Advisory Committee Guidelines 

Student Advisory Committee Summary Report Form 


Resources

NIH Guide to Ethical Writing 

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Fellowship Application Guidelines 

Academic Calendar 

Cite It Right! (A Guide to the Qualifying Exam Proposal and Thesis Dissertation Preparation) 

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