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Applying to the BSB Theme

The BSB theme and GBS program encourages applications from students interested in receiving a degree in biomedical sciences. Applications are strongly encouraged from individuals with previous work experience, a master's degree in related area, or a professional degree such as the M.D., D.M.D., D.V.M. or O.D. 

THERE IS  NO APPLICATION FEE FOR DOMESTIC APPLICANTS.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Applications to the program are reviewed by the GBS Admissions Committee. Acceptance into the BSB theme will be based on undergraduate performance (both the curriculum and grade point average), letters of recommendation, GRE scores, a personal statement of research interests, performance in other graduate programs or research activities. For full acceptance into the program, a bachelor's degree including undergraduate coursework in calculus, general and organic chemistry, and at least one introductory course in zoology or biology should be completed by the time of entrance. Courses in genetics, cell biology, immunology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and physical chemistry are also to the benefit of the candidate.

APPLICATION DEADLINES
Applications are reviewed beginning October 15th of each year with offers being made from November 1 until April 15th each year. In some circumstances applications received after April 15th will still be reviewed and offers for admission made if space is available (please inquire).


Please note that the deadline for foreign applicants is January 15 and this deadline is strictly enforced.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE BSB OFFICE:

Ms. Kristin Boggs
Program Manager, UAB
Biochemistry & Structural Biology Theme
1825 University Blvd. South, Shelby 120-E
Birmingham, AL 35294-0024
Tel: 205.934.7810
Fax: 205.996.6749
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