Chemical Biology Ph.D. Curriculum

Representative Course Schedule for a Program in Chemical Biology Student

YEAR 1 — Fall

Macromolecular structure and function Chemical Biology 501
Critical analysis of the current literature Chemical Biology 601
Research Rotation Chemical Biology 599
Research Responsibilities & Ethics PIBS 503
Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Biophysics or other course in consultation with the program advisor

YEAR 1 — Winter

Protein translation, signal transduction and combinational methods Chemical Biology 502
Critical analysis of the current literature Chemical Biology 602
Research Rotation Chemical Biology 599
Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Biophysics or other course in consultation with the program advisor

YEAR 2 — Fall

Cell Biology, human genetics, immunology, transcription, cancer biology or other in consultation with thesis advisor
Thesis research

YEAR 2 — Winter

Program Seminar on your research Chemical Biology 800
Elective
Thesis research
Doctoral candidacy examination