Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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Dec 18, 2017
10:00 AM
Thesis Seminar: How to Build a Dendritic Tree: Insights from Somatosensory Neurons in C elegans
Nelson Ramirez
Price Center/Block Pavilion LeFrak Auditorium

 

Jan 05, 2018
11:45 PM
Form 2 due: January 5, 2018
Belfer Educational Center for Health Sciences 202

Thesis Defense Seminars

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
12:00 PM

Thesis Defense Seminar
Steven Kennedy

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Department-Specific Course Requirements and Course Recommendations

Department of Anatomy & Structural Biology  
Required: 
 
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • 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
  • Human Metabolism: Regulation and Disease
 
Department of Cell Biology  
Recommended: 
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix
  • Molecular Cell Biology 
  • Stem Cells, Development and Disease
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical ResearcherI & II
 
Department of Developmental & Molecular Biology
Required:
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix
  • Molecular Cell Biology 
 
Department of Genetics  
Recommended: 
 
  • Biochemistry
  • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I
 
Department of Microbiology & Immunology 
Required: 
  • At least two of the following:
    • Biochemistry
    • Molecular Genetics
    • Gene Expression: Beyond the Double Helix, and/or
    • Molecular Cell Biology 
     
  • At least one of the following:
    • Immunology
    • Viruses
     
 
Department of Molecular Pharmacology 
Required: 
  • Molecular Approaches to Drug Action and Design
 
Department of Neuroscience 
Required: 
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
  • Systems Neuroscience
 
Department of Pathology 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry
  • Mechanisms of Disease
 
PhD in Clinical Investigation (PCI) 
Required (all in Year 2): 
  • Clinical Research Intensive
  • Multivariable Regression
  • Epidemiologic Research Methods
 
Recommended:
Year 1:
  • Design and Conduct of Clinical Research (strongly recommended for those without clinical research experience)
Year 2 and beyond:
  • Further methodologically or analytically-oriented course work specific to each trainee, to be determined by program directors and mentors
Department of Physiology & Biophysics 
Track 1 (Biophysics Track) 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical ResearcherI and II
  • Molecular Biophysics for the Life Sciences
 
Or
Track 2 (Physiology Track) 
Required: 
  • Biochemistry
  • Quantitative Skills for the Biomedical Researcher I an 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
 
 
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