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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Track

Track Leader: Dr. Robert Eoff (RLEoff@uams.edu)

 

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Year 1 Fall (12 credit hours)

GPIBS Core Curriculum

Year 1 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (BIOC 5105)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics II (PCOL 5119)
3 credit hours Biochemical Methods (BIOC 5109)
3 credit hours Biological Chemistry (BIOC 5106)
2 credit hours Elective and/or Research

Each summer until graduation

1 credit hour Research

Year 2 Fall (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (BIOC 5105)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics III (PCOL 5120)
3 credit hours Biostatistics I (BIOS 5013)
2 credit hours Special Topics in Biochemistry-Proteomics/Proteins**
2 credit hours Special Topics in Biochemistry-Enzymes/Cancer Biology**
2 credit hours Research
**May take Elective or Research and take Spec Topics in Year 2 Spring

Year 2 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (BIOC 5105)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics IV (PCOL 5121)
8 credit hours Elective and/or Research

Above includes 22 credit hours of the 24 required coursework. Electives must include 2 additional course credit hours based on advice from the student’s mentor and/or advisory committee.

Year 2 Summer

Candidacy Exam (research proposal submitted to committee followed by oral defense)

Years 3- Until Degree Completion

Students will enroll in 1 credit hour Seminar (BIOC 5105) for each of the remaining semesters and 9 credit hours of Dissertation Research (until reach 18) and/or Research.

Students must successfully defend their research project in written and oral format prior to completion of the degree.