Curriculum

Cell and Molecular Biology Courses

The following courses constitute the recommended CMB Program.

Courses for M.S. Degree Title
BC 563 Molecular Genetics
BC 565 Advanced Cell Biology
GRAD 580 STEM Communication
CM 502 Techniques in Cell & Molecular Biology
CM 510 Introduction to Cell & Molecular Biology
CM 595 Independent Study
CM 699 Thesis
CM 792 Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar
CM 793 Graduate Seminar
Ethics Elective* At least 1 credit in Ethical Conduct of Science
Electives** At least 4 credits in regular graduate level courses

 

Courses for the Ph.D. Title
BC 565 Advanced Cell Biology
BC 563 Molecular Genetics
GRAD 580 STEM Communication
CM 502 Techniques in Cell & Molecular Biology
CM 510 Introduction to Cell & Molecular Biology
CM 792 Cell and Molecular Biology Seminar 4 credits
CM 793 Graduate Seminar (fall of second year) 3 credits
CM 795 Independent Study
CM 799 Dissertation
Ethics Elective* At least 1 credit in Ethical Conduct of Science
Topics Elective* At least 2 credits in Topics/Literature Review class
Statistics Elective* At least 3 credits in graduate level Statistics
Writing Elective* At least 1 credit in a graduate level Writing Class
Other Electives**  At least 6 credits in regular graduate level courses

 

Available Ethics Electives  Title
CM 666 Science & Ethics
CM 601 Responsible Conduct of Research in Cell & Molecular Biology
MIP 654 Research Policies & Regulations
GRAD 544 Ethical Conduct of Research

 

Available Topics Electives Title
CM 700 Topics in Cell and Molecular Biology (pending)
MIP 700 Topics in Microbilogy, Immunology & Pathology
HES 796 Group Study
BMS 796 Group Study
BC 711 Adv. Topics in Structural Biology
BSPM 502 Topics in Plant Pathology
CHEM 651 Special Topics in Chemistry
FSHN 650 Recent Developments in Human Nutrition
SOCR 730 Topics in Plant Breeding & Genetics
HORT 601 Current Topics in Root & Rhizosphere Biology

 

Available Statistics Electives Title
STAT 511 Design & Data Analysis for Researchers 1
STAT 512 Design & Data Analysis for Researchers 2
STAT 540 Data Analysis & Regression
VS 562 Applied Data Analysis
VS 733 Advanced Veterinary Epidemiology

 

Available Writing Electives Title
CM 640 Creative Science Writing
CM 701 Planning Research & Grant Proposals
MIP 666 Writing Scientific Manuscripts
MIP 643 Grant Writing
BC 701 Grant Proposal Writing & Reviewing
NB 771 Writing, Submitting & Reviewing Grants
BSPM/SOCR 530 Scientific Writing
BZ 544 Presenting Research in Biology
HES 700 Professional Skills in Bioenergetics