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Department of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

PhD Program in Molecular, Cellular and Biochemical Pharmacology

Course Outline

Additional Elective Courses

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Students are expected to work full-time during summer semester on rotation or dissertation research to fulfill program requirements. Summer registration is not required.

Required Course Title Course No. Semester Cr
YEAR 1
Fall (FS) Molecular & Cellular Biology GNTD-7001 3
Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling GNTD-7002 3
Pharmacological Principles & Receptors MCBP-8031 3
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 3
Spring (SS) Systems Pharmacology MCBP-8027 3
Integrative Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine MCBP-8023 3
Ethics in Research GNTD-7030 1
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 4
YEAR 2
Summer (US) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071
Fall (FS) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071 5
Electives * (see below) 3-5
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Spring (SS) Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 6-9
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Statistics MCP-9050C 3
Electives * (see below) 2-5
YEAR 3-5
Fall & Spring Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 5-7
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Electives * 2-5
Fall Electives Intro to Functional Genomics GNTD-8081 3
Drug Discovery MCBP-7010 2
Safety Pharmacology MCPB-7020 2
Human Physiology MCP-6000 4
Future Faculty Seminar – Job Search Colloquium MLTI-8420 3
Spring Electives Advanced Safety Pharmacology MCBP-7021 2
Mechanisms of Cell Transduction MG-7011 3
Future Faculty Seminar – Teaching Effectiveness MLTI-8410 3

Suggested Elective Course

(Check OneStop for course descriptions and scheduling)

Students are expected to work full-time during summer semester on rotation or dissertation research to fulfill program requirements. Summer registration is not required.

Required Course Title Course No. Semester Cr
YEAR 1
Summer (US) Laboratory Rotation No registration N/A
Fall (FS) Molecular & Cellular Biology GNTD-7001 3
Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling GNTD-7002 3
Pharmacological Principles & Receptors MCBP-8031 3
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 3
Spring (SS) Systems Pharmacology MCBP-8027 3
Integrative Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine MCBP-8023 3
Ethics in Research GNTD-7030 1
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 4
YEAR 2
Summer (US) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071
Fall (FS) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071 5
Electives * (see below) 3-5
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Spring (SS) Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 6-9
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Statistics MCP-9050C 3
Electives * (see below) 2-5
YEAR 3-5

Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 5-7
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Electives * 2-5
Fall (FS) Intro to Functional Genomics GNTD-8081 3
Drug Discovery MCBP-7010 2
Safety Pharmacology MCPB-7020 2
Human Physiology MCP-6000 4
Future Faculty Seminar – Job Search Colloquium MLTI-8420 3
Spring (SS) Advanced Safety Pharmacology MCBP-7021 2
Mechanisms of Cell Transduction MG-7011 3
Emerging Concepts in Targeting Common Metabolic Disorders MCBP-9005 2
Future Faculty Seminar – Teaching Effectiveness MLTI-8410 3

Suggested Elective Course

(Check OneStop for course descriptions and scheduling)

Students are expected to work full-time during summer semester on rotation or dissertation research to fulfill program requirements. Summer registration is not required.

Required Course Title Course No. Semester Cr
YEAR 1
Summer (US) Laboratory Rotation No registration N/A
Fall (FS) Molecular & Cellular Biology GNTD-7001 3
Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling GNTD-7002 3
Pharmacological Principles & Receptors MCBP-8031 3
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 3
Spring (SS) Systems Pharmacology MCBP-8027 3
Integrative Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine MCBP-8023 3
Ethics in Research GNTD-7030 1
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 4
YEAR 2
Summer (US) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071
Fall (FS) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071 5
Electives * (see below) 3-5
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Spring (SS) Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 6-9
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Statistics MCP-9050C 3
Electives * (see below) 2-5
YEAR 3-5
Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 5-7
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Electives * 2-5
Fall (FS) Intro to Functional Genomics GNTD-8081 3
Drug Discovery MCBP-7010 2
Safety Pharmacology MCPB-7020 2
Human Physiology MCP-6000 4
Future Faculty Seminar – Job Search Colloquium MLTI-8420 3
Spring (SS) Advanced Safety Pharmacology MCBP-7021 2
Mechanisms of Cell Transduction MG-7011 3
Emerging Concepts in Targeting Common Metabolic Disorders MCBP-9005 2
Future Faculty Seminar – Teaching Effectiveness MLTI-8410 3

Suggested Elective Course

(Check OneStop for course descriptions and scheduling)

Students are expected to work full-time during summer semester on rotation or dissertation research to fulfill program requirements. Summer registration is not required.

Required Course Title Course No. Semester Cr
YEAR 1
Summer (US) Laboratory Rotation No registration N/A
Fall (FS) Molecular & Cellular Biology GNTD-7001 3
Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling GNTD-7002 3
Pharmacological Principles & Receptors MCBP-8031 3
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 3
Spring (SS) Systems Pharmacology MCBP-8027 3
Integrative Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine MCBP-8023 3
Ethics in Research GNTD-7030 1
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 4
YEAR 2
Summer (US) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071
Fall (FS) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071 5
Electives * (see below) 3-5
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Spring (SS) Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 6-9
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Statistics MCP-9050C 3
Electives * (see below) 2-5
YEAR 3-5

Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 5-7
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Electives * 2-5
Fall (FS) Intro to Functional Genomics GNTD-8081 3
Drug Discovery MCBP-7010 2
Safety Pharmacology MCPB-7020 2
Human Physiology MCP-6000 4
Future Faculty Seminar – Job Search Colloquium MLTI-8420 3
Spring (SS) Advanced Safety Pharmacology MCBP-7021 2
Mechanisms of Cell Transduction MG-7011 3
Emerging Concepts in Targeting Common Metabolic Disorders MCBP-9005 2
Future Faculty Seminar – Teaching Effectiveness MLTI-8410 3

Suggested Elective Course

(Check OneStop for course descriptions and scheduling)

Students are expected to work full-time during summer semester on rotation or dissertation research to fulfill program requirements. Summer registration is not required.

Required Course Title Course No. Semester Cr
YEAR 1
Summer (US) Laboratory Rotation No registration N/A
Fall (FS) Molecular & Cellular Biology GNTD-7001 3
Biochemistry & Cellular Signaling GNTD-7002 3
Pharmacological Principles & Receptors MCBP-8031 3
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 3
Spring (SS) Systems Pharmacology MCBP-8027 3
Integrative Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine MCBP-8023 3
Ethics in Research GNTD-7030 1
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Laboratory Rotation MCBP-8001 4
YEAR 2
Summer (US) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071
Fall (FS) Lab Rotation (pre-QE) MCBP-8071 5
Electives * (see below) 3-5
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Spring (SS) Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 6-9
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Statistics MCP-9050C 3
Electives * (see below) 2-5
YEAR 3-5
Dissertation Research (post-QE) MCBP-9071 5-7
Seminar MCBP-8005 1
Electives * 2-5
Fall (FS) Intro to Functional Genomics GNTD-8081 3
Drug Discovery MCBP-7010 2
Safety Pharmacology MCPB-7020 2
Human Physiology MCP-6000 4
Future Faculty Seminar – Job Search Colloquium MLTI-8420 3
Spring(SS) Advanced Safety Pharmacology MCBP-7021 2
Mechanisms of Cell Transduction MG-7011 3
Emerging Concepts in Targeting Common Metabolic Disorders MCBP-9005 2
Future Faculty Seminar – Teaching Effectiveness MLTI-8410 3