PhD Programs

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What are the differences between the PhD Programs?

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology offers two parallel PhD programs: PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and PhD in Cell Biology. The department accepts up to five PhD students each year.

Graduates of both programs have gone on to successful careers in academia, industry, medicine, law, and finance. Contact the program if you would like more information about each of the PhD programs.

PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

  • For students with an interest in molecular mechanisms, proteomics, and biophysics
  • Same Required Courses
  • Electives Tailored to Students’ Interests

PhD in Cell Biology

  • For students with an interest in developmental and stem cell biology, and cellular processes
  • Same Required Courses
  • Electives Tailored to Students’ Interests

How to Apply

Learn about the application process and requirements.

How to Apply

Curriculum

What are the degree requirements for the program?

Curriculum

Courses

List of required courses can be found here.

Courses

Course Schedule

Find an example course schedule.

Course Schedule

Current Students

Many resources are available for current students.

Current Students

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