Chemistry Ph.D. Curriculum

Representative Course Schedule for a Chemistry Student
with a Concentration Focusing on Bio-Organic Chemistry

YEAR 1 — Fall

Physical Organic Chemistry OR Mechanistic Organic Chemistry Chem 540 OR Chem 543
Chemical Biology ChemBiol 501
Research Course
Research Ethics Course

Year 1 — Winter

Chemical Biology ChemBiol 502
Research Course

YEAR 2 — Fall

Elective in Chemistry, Biophysical Chemical, Molecular Biology, Immunology or Cell Biology
CBI Seminar Core Course

YEAR 2 — Winter

Elective in Chemistry, Biophysical Chemical, Molecular Biology, Immunology or Cell Biology
CBI Seminar Core Course

Representative Course Schedule for a Chemistry Student
with a Concentration Focusing on Chemical Biology

YEAR 1 — Fall

Chemical Biology ChemBiol 501
Protein structure and function Biol Chem 550
Research Course
Research Ethics Course

YEAR 1 — Winter

Chemical Biology ChemBiol 502
Biology & Chemistry of Protein Cofactors BiolChem/Chem 528
Ligand Binding and Enzyme Kinetics BiolChem 570
Research Course

YEAR 2 — Fall

Elective in Chemistry, Biophysical Chemical, Molecular Biology, Immunology or Cell Biology
CBI Seminar Core Course

YEAR 2 — Winter

Elective in Chemistry, Biophysical Chemical, Molecular Biology, Immunology or Cell Biology
CBI Seminar Core Course