Science at the heart of medicine

Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

current students

Course Blocks

Block I


Block II


Block III


Biochemistry (8 weeks)

Biostatistics II for Clinical Investigators (13 weeks)

Cell Biology of Neuronal Function (2nd 4 weeks)

Cryoelectron Microscopy of Macromolecular Assemblies (13 weeks)
(Course Location is Off-Campus at NYSBC)  

Epidemiology II for Clinical Investigators (13 weeks)

Introduction to Systems Biology (8 weeks)

MSTP Cardiac Physiology (Special 5 weeks given during rotation period)

Membrane Physiology and Transport (1st 4 weeks)

Microbes (1st 4 weeks)

Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience (13 weeks)

Molecular Genetics (8 weeks)

Quantitative Imaging of Cells (13 weeks; Bi-Annual)

Viruses (2nd 4 weeks)


Advanced Mammalian Genetics (2nd 4 weeks)        

Biology of Aging (8 weeks; Bi-Annual)

Chemical Biology (8 weeks)

Clinical Research 101: Fundamentals Of Clinical Research Methods (13 weeks)

Computational Biology of Proteins (8 weeks)

Design and Conduct of Clinical Research (8 weeks)

Developmental Neuroscience (13 weeks)

Fundamentals of Course Design & Teaching (more than 13 weeks)

Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix (8 weeks)

Immunology (8 weeks)

Membrane Potential & Transport (13 weeks)

Mini Workshop on Modern Techniques Applied to Biomedical Research (8 weeks)

Molecular Biophysics for the Life Sciences (8 weeks)

Molecular Cell Biology (course runs dual Block 2 & 3)

MSTP Genomics 101 (Special 5 weeks given during rotation period)

MSTP Mechanisms of Disease (5 weeks)

Pillars of Biology (Special 12 weeks Student run course)

Responsible Conduct of Research (10 weeks)


Advanced Topics in Epidemiology (7 weeks)        

Biophysical Methods (8 weeks)

Biostatistics III w/Data Analysis Lab (13 weeks)

Cancer: A Basic Science Approach (8 weeks; Bi-Annual)

Computational Genomics & Epigenomics (8 weeks)

Enzyme Drug Targets: Structure and Mechanism (2nd 4 weeks)

Genetics Basis of Psychiatric Disorders (13 weeks; Bi-Annual)

Glycobiology (1st 4 weeks)

Human Metabolism: Regulation and Disease

Mechanisms of Disease (8 weeks) 

Molecular Approaches to Drug Action and Design (8 weeks)

Neurobiology of Brain Diseases (13 weeks; Bi-Annual)

NMR for Chemistry and Enzymology (8 weeks)

Phenotyping of Genetically Engineered Mice and Mouse Models of Disease (8 weeks; Bi-Annual)

Protein Folding: Disease to Design (8 weeks)

Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I (4 weeks)

Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher II (2 weeks)

Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher III (2 weeks)

Renal, Respiratory and Acid-Base Physiology (1st 4 weeks)

Special Topics in Molecular Genetics (8 weeks)

Stem Cells, Development and Disease (8 weeks)

Systems Biology Seminar (8 weeks)

Systems Neuroscience (13 weeks)

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