Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Biochemistry and Systems Biology
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder. Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, chemistry, or a related field.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
The requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy Program.
72 credits in required and elective coursework.
|ANAT 6160||Clinically Oriented Human Functional Neuroanatomy|
|or MICR 8210||Infection and Immunity|
|or PHAR 6116||Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine|
|BMSC 8210||Genes to Cells|
|BMSC 8212||Developmental Cell Biology and Systems Physiology|
|BMSC 8215||Lab Rotations|
|BMSC 8216||Scientific Writing, Presentation Skills, and Seminar Planning|
|BMSC 8217||Ethics and Grant Writing|
|BMSC 8218||Career Options in the Biomedical Sciences|
|BMSC 8230||Molecular Basis of Human Disease|
|BMSC 8231||Introduction to Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics|
|BMSC 8234||Seminar in Systems Biology|
|BMSC 8235||Applied Biostatistics for Basic Research|
|BMSC 8999||Dissertation Research (taken for 12 - 24 credits)|
|CSCI 3571||Introduction to Bioinformatics|
|20-32 credits in elective courses. Recommended electives include:|
|BMSC 8237||Muscle: Heath and Disease|
|BMSC 8998||Readings and Research|
|MMED 8214||Molecular Medicine Seminar|
|MMED 8282||Neural Development and Neurodevelopmental Disorders|
|MMED 8283||Current Topics in Neuroscience|
- Molecular basis of inherited muscle and CNS disease utilizing DNA gene chip technology
- Genomic, epigenetic, metabolomic, and bioinformatic analyses
- Mechanistic pathways, genomics, proteomics, clinical medicine
- Autoimmune and inflammatory responses in disease
- Co-regulator biology