This interactive and innovative Ph.D. sequence is training a new generation of research scientists in the theoretical and applied aspects of Molecular and Cellular Biology. The sequence utilizes current faculty expertise in molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, microbiology, parasitology, immunology, neurobiology, physiology, developmental biology, and biochemistry.
The School of Biological Sciences laboratories employ a range of biological model systems including Drosophila, C. elegans, S. mansoni, zebrafish, Arabidopsis, S. aureus, L. monocytogenes, and H. parainfluenzae. The program will enhance the student's competency in molecular and cellular biology principles, techniques, and their application for becoming leaders in solving tomorrow's problems in molecular cell biology.
A student applying to a doctoral program must:
International students can learn more about specific application requirements by visiting the Office of Admissions.
A student applying to this program must:
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The University provides graduate assistantships as a means of financial support. They are intended as a way to facilitate a student's progress to degree while providing important professional development.
To be eligible for an assistantship a student must, generally,
Graduate assistants receive
See Student Accounts for information on tuition and fees. Funding for graduate students is available from several different sources. Students who have been admitted from continuous states including Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin will receive in-state tuition.
|Steven Juliano||Felmley Hall Annex firstname.lastname@example.org||(309) 438-2642||Graduate Coordinator|