Biochemistry and Neuroscience with Biochemistry Concentration Ph.D.

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Admission Requirements

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.

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

General University Requirements
Complete the graduate general university requirements.
Ph.D. Degree Requirements
Complete the Ph.D. degree requirements.18
As part of the Ph.D. requirements, complete the following:
Thesis (18 credits)
Biochemistry and Neuroscience Program Requirements
Complete three of the following:9
Protein Structure and Function
Molecular Foundations of Gene Expression
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cellular Signaling
Complete 9 credits of electives excluding thesis or project (CHEM F699 and CHEM F698). 9
Complete Ph.D. dissertation
Complete seminar series CHEM F688 at least twice. 2
Biochemical and Molecular Biology Seminar
Total Credits38

See Chemistry B.S. and M.S. programs.

See Environmental Chemistry Ph.D. program.