Curriculum

The Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program accommodates interests of a student exploring a PhD or MD/PhD.  Depending on the student's interests, he/she may pursue a course of study with emphasis on Basic Research or Clinical Research.

Course Requirements

Year 1 Fall

Course
Ethics in Research (IND 501)
Introduction to Biostatistics (BST 463)
Molecular Basis of Disease (PTH 571)
Choose one of the following:
Introduction to Epidemiology (PM 415) Advanced Biochemistry & Recitation (IND 408)
Social & Behaviorial Medicine (PM 426) Cell Biology (IND 409)
Elective course(s) in science discipline of research and PhD dissertation research
CTSI Seminar Series
Total Credit Hours: 16

Year 1 Spring

Course
Workshop in Scientific Communication (PM 478)
Choose one of the following:
Design of Clinical Trials (BST 465) Experimental Therapeutics (PM 488)
Qualitative Research (PM 458) Molecular Biology & Genetics (IND 410)
Signal Transduction (IND 447) Eukaryotic Gene Regulation (IND 443)
Weekly TBS Student Seminar & Journal Club
Elective course(s) in science discipline of research and PhD dissertation research
CTSI Seminar Series
Total Credit Hours: 16
Year 1 Summer
Introduction to Clinical Research
Year 2 Fall
Lab Methods for Translational Research (PM 462)
Choose one of the following:
Recruitment & Retention of Research Subjects (PM 419) Immunology (MBI 473)
Cell & Molecular Physiology (PHP 403) Principles of Pharmacology (PHP 404)
Elective course(s) in science discipline of resarch and PhD dissertation research
CTSI Seminar Series
Total Credit Hours: 16
Year 2 Spring
Practical Skills in Grant Writing
Weekly TBS Student Seminar & Journal Club
Elective course(s) in science discipline of research and PhD dissertation research
CTSI Seminar Series
Total Credit Hours: 16

 

 

 

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