Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Year 1
INTD 5000 (8 CH) Fundamentals of Biomedical Sciences BIOC 6036* (2 CH) Macromolecules I:
Structure and Mechanism
INTD 5082 (1.5 CH) Responsible Conduct of Research BIOC 5085* (2 CH) Macromolecules II:
Biophysical Methods in Biology
(2nd half of the semester)
INTD 5008 (3 CH) Laboratory Rotations INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar
BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club
Electives (2 CH)
INTD 6097 (3 CH) Research (1-3 CH of INTD 5008 Laboratory Rotations can replace CH of Research if additional rotations are necessary in the Spring semester)
Year 2
INTD ???? (2 CH) Scientific Writing BIOC 6037* (2 CH) Integration of Metabolic Pathways
INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar CBSL 5095 (3 CH) Experimental Design and Analysis
BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar
BIOC 6097 (3.5-5.5 CH) Research BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club
Electives (2-4 CH) BIOC 6097 (1.5-3.5 CH) Research
Electives (0-2 CH)
INTD ???? (2 CH) Qualifying Exam
Year 3
INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar
BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club
BIOC 6097 (9.5 CH) Research BIOC 6097 (9.5 CH) Research
Dissertation Research Proposal
Years 4-6
INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar INTD 6090 (1.5 CH) MBB Seminar
BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club BIOC 6029 (1 CH) MBB Journal Club
BIOC 6097 (9.5 CH) Research BIOC 6097 (9.5 CH) Research
**Dissertation Defense

In addition to the formal coursework described above, all MBB students are required to attend and actively participate in all weekly departmental seminars, and are expected to attend and actively participate in annual departmental retreats.

* Courses marked with asterisk are offered every other year and are taken in the Spring semester of either Year 1 or Year 2 depending of the year of enrollment in the program.

** Typically, INTD 7099 Dissertation will replace some or all CH of INTD 6097 Research during the last two semesters; Final hours may be applicable for the final semester.

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