Student Schedule

Year One

Fall Semester

Biochem 719 From Atoms to Molecules
Biochem/Bmolchem 701 Professional Responsibility
Breadth requirement
Lab rotations = 3
Laboratory orientation

Spring Semester

Bmolchem 720 Experimental Design and Paradigms in Cellular Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Advanced Seminar
Breadth requirement
Upon completion of lab rotations, students are matched with thesis lab and thesis research begins

Year 2

Fall Semester

Biochem 721 Biochemical Communication
Advanced Seminar
Coursework recommended by committee
Teaching requirement

Spring Semester

Advanced Seminar
Coursework recommended by committee
Prepare preliminary exam proposal
Teaching requirement

Subsequent Years

Year 3

Teaching
Seminars
Thesis research

Year 4

Seminars
Thesis research

Year 5

Thesis research
Thesis defense