In addition to meeting the requirements of the University and Colleges, students must meet the course and program requirements specified below:
Three 8-week laboratory rotations during the fall/spring academic year to facilitate selection of a thesis advisor.
Early starts and summer rotations are optional for new students and are only 8 weeks in duration.
Participation in a bi-weekly Research Forum during both semesters (students enroll in BMS 800, BMS Research Forum, for 1 credit).
Students in the BMS program will be required to take 4 courses in their first two semesters. Two of these courses must be selected from the main course list below, using the course requirements for the Ph.D. program she/he is likely to join at the end of the first year as a guide. The remaining 2 courses can be selected from the main or supplemental course listings below.
Exceptions to these requirements require approval by the Director.
|BMS 800||BioMolecular Science Research Forum|
BMB Main Courses
|BMB 801||Molecular Biology|
|BMB 805||Protein Structure, Design, and Mechanism|
|BMB 825||Cell Structure and Function|
|BMB 829||Methods of Macromolecular Analysis and Synthesis|
BMB SUPPLEMENTAL COURSES
|BMB 802||Metabolic Regulation and Signal Transduction|
|BMB 856||Plant Molecular and Omic Biology|
|BMB 864||Plant Biochemistry|
MMG MAIN COURSES
|MMG 801||Integrative Microbial Biology|
|MMG 833||Microbial Genetics|
|MMG 835||Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics|
MMG SUPPLEMENTAL COURSES
|MMG 813||Molecular Virology|
|MMG 861||Advanced Microbial Pathogenesis|
PHM MAIN COURSES
|PHM 801||Fundamental Principles of Pharmacology and Toxicology|
|PHM 827||Physiology and Pharmacology of Excitable Cells|
PHM SUPPLEMENTAL COURSES
|PHM 802||Cellular, Molecular and Integrated Systems Pharmacology|
|PHM 816||Integrative Toxicology|
|PHM 830||Experimental Design & Data Analysis|
PLB MAIN COURSES
|PLB 865||Plant Growth and Development|
PLS MAIN COURSES
|PSL 828||Cellular and Integrative Physiology|
|PSL 910||Molecular Basis of Human Disease and Therapies|