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Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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Department-Specific Course Requirements and Course Recommendations

Effective Fall 2015 

Note: Molecular Cell Biology is a single course with two parts (A & B). Part A is offered in Course Block II and Part B is offered in Course Block III. Both parts A and B of the course must be taken in order to satisfy the course requirement.

 
Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology  
Required: 
 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Cell Biology (Parts A and B) 
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I  
   
Recommended: 
  • Histology and Cell Structure  
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher II & III 
 
Department of Biochemistry 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix 
  • Biochemistry of Human Metabolism 
 
Department of Cell Biology  
Recommended: 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix 
  • Molecular Cell Biology (Parts A and B) 
  • Stem Cells, Development and Disease
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I & II
 
Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology 
Required:
  • Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix 
  • Molecular Cell Biology (Parts A and B) 
 
Department of Genetics  
Recommended: 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix 
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I 
  • Computational Genomics & Epigenomics 
 
Department of Microbiology & Immunology 
Required: 
  • At least two of the following:
    • Biochemistry 
    • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix 
    • Molecular Genetics 
    • Molecular Cell Biology (Parts A and B) 
     
  • At least one of the following:
    • Immunology 
    • Microbes 
    • Viruses  
     
 
Department of Molecular Pharmacology 
Required: 
  • Molecular Approaches to Drug Action and Design 
  • Hormone Action Signal Transduction 
 
Department of Neuroscience 
Required: 
  • Developmental Neuroscience 
  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience 
  • Systems Neuroscience 
 
Department of Pathology 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry  
  • Mechanisms of Disease 
 
PhD in Clinical Investigation (“eCLIPSE”) 
Required (all in Year 2): 
  • Clinical Research: Summer Intensive  
  • Biostatistics II for Clinical Investigators  
  • Epidemiology II for Clinical Investigators  
 
Recommended:
Year 1: 
  • Design and Conduct of Clinical Research (strongly recommended for those without clinical research experience) 
Year 2:
  • Biostatistics III with Data Analysis Lab  
  • Advanced Topics in Epidemiology & Biostatistics  
 
Department of Physiology & Biophysics 
Track 1 (Biophysics Track) 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I & II
  • Molecular Biophysics for the Life Sciences 
  • Biophysical Methods 
 
Or
Track 2 (Physiology Track) 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry  
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I & II 
  • Membrane Physiology and Transport  
  • MSTP Cardiac Physiology  
  • Renal, Respiratory and Acid-Base Physiology 
 
Department of Systems & Computational Biology  
Required: 
  • Introduction to Systems Biology  
  • Systems Biology Seminar  
 
 Recommended: 
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I, II, III
 
 
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