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Microbiology and Immunology Track

Track Leader: Dr. Karl Boehme (KWBoehme@uams.edu)

 

To view a list of faculty associated with this track, click here.

A list of courses offered in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology can be found here.

Year 1 Fall (12 credit hours)

GPIBS Core Curriculum

Year 1 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (MBIM 5106)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics II (PCOL 5119)
3 credit hours Basic Principles of Microbiology (MBIM 5103)
3 credit hours Immunology (MBIM 5101)
1 credit hour Current Topics in Microbiology (MBIM 5109) or Immunology (MBIM 5110)
1 credit hour Research

Each summer until graduation

1 credit hour Research

Year 2 Fall (10 credit hours) 

1 credit hour Seminar (MBIM 5106)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics III (PCOL 5120)
1 credit hour Current Topics in Microbiology (MBIM 5109) or Immunology (MBIM 5110)
4 credit hours Advances in Microbiology and Immunology I (MBIM 6104)
3 credit hours Biostatistics I (BIOS 5013)
1 credit hour Research

Year 2 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (MBIM 5106)
1 credit hour Scientific Communications and Ethics IV (PCOL 5121)
1 credit hour Current Topics in Microbiology (MBIM 5109) or Immunology (MBIM 5110)
4 credit hours Advances in Microbiology and Immunology II (MBIM 6104)
3 credit hours Research

 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 (MBIM 5106) 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.