Ph.D., Biochemistry and Neuroscience with Neuroscience Concentration

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Complete the following admission requirements:

  • Submit GRE General Test scores
  • If English is not your native language, submit scores from both the Test of Spoken English and the Test of Written English, as well as TOEFL scores. Requests, including justification, for exceptions to this requirement should be made to the chair of the department.

Minimum Requirements for Biochemistry and Neuroscience Ph.D. (including core courses): 38 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Ph.D. Degree Requirements
Complete the Ph.D. degree requirements.
Biochemistry and Neuroscience Program Requirements
Complete the following:6
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Neurochemistry
Complete one from the following:3
Protein Structure and Function
Molecular Foundations of Gene Expression
Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cellular Signaling
Complete nine credits of electives at the 400- or 600-level, as approved by the graduate committee, excluding thesis or project (CHEM F699 and CHEM F698), with at most two courses at the 400-level9
Complete Ph.D. dissertation in a field of neuroscience
Complete the seminar series, CHEM F688, at least twice. 2
Biochemical and Molecular Biology Seminar

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