Faculty, staff, and students socialize at a research retreat.

Course Requirements

  • CMSB seminar
  • pedagogy training
  • one course from 3 of 4 core areas:
    • biochemistry
    • cell biology
    • molecular biology
    • structural biology
  • additional seminars and courses as determined by the student and committee

Diagnostic Examinations

All Ph.D. students must pass a comprehensive examination and write and defend a dissertation research proposal.

All M.S. students must write and defend a thesis proposal. All students must present and defend their final dissertation or thesis.