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Department of

Cancer Biology

Curriculum

 Required courses  Course Number  Credit Hrs.
     
 Molecular & Cellular Biology  26 GNTD 7001    3
 Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling  26 GNTD 7002    3
 Ethics in Research  26 GNTD 7003    1
 Data Critique   26 CB 9023    8
 Grant Writing  26 CB 9025    1
 Introduction to Functional Genomics   26 GNTD 8001    3
 Cancer Biology & Therapeutic  26 CB 8080    4
 Mechanisms of Signal Transduction  26 MG 6005    2
 Seminar  26 CB 9015  10
 Research  26 CB 8081  31
     
   TOTAL  66




Required Curriculum

(Numbers in parentheses following course title are course credits)


  YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3&4 YEAR 5

SUMMER

(0 hrs except first year) 


Lab Rotation (6)

QE Research

Dissertation Research

First TC meeting with three months of QE
 
*Begin dissertation writing (summer of 4th year)



Dissertation Research
 


     YEAR 1  YEAR 2  YEAR 3&4  YEAR 5

FALL

(12 hrs)
 
Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling (3)

Molecular & Cellular Biology (3) 

Data Critique (2)

Seminar Attendance (1)

Lab Rotation (3)



Grant Writing (1)

Data Critique (2)
 
Seminar Attendance (1)

QE Research (5)

Intro to Functional Genomics (3)

Research (11)

Seminar Attendance (1)

Seminar Presentation

TC Meeting 

*Dissertation writing and job search

Dissertation Research (11)

Seminar Attendance (1)

Seminar Presentation 

*Dissertation writing and job search
           
     YEAR 1  YEAR 2  YEAR 3&4  YEAR 5

SPRING 
(12 hrs)
 
Cancer Biology & 
Therapeutics (4)

Data Critique (2)

Ethics in Research (1)

Signal Transduction (2)

Seminar Attendance (1)

Lab Rotation (2)


Qualifying Exam

Data Critique (2)

Seminar Attendance (1)

QE Research (9)

*QE 1 page proposal by mid-March

*QE oral exam to take place before end of May

Research (11)

Seminar (1)

Seminar Presentation (public defense prep fourth year)

TC Meeting

*Dissertation writing and job search

Dissertation Research 
(11)

Seminar Attendance (1)

*Dissertation writing
and job search
           
 
 



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