CMDB Courses and Schedule

Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Curriculum    

 

Weeks

Credit Hours

Year 01, Fall Semester

GBS Core Curriculum (GBS 707, 708, and 709)

14

 6

GBS 710, Cell Signaling
or, choose one of the following other module offerings: (BSB) GBS 780, Lab Methods; (GGB) GBS 724, Principles of Gen Inher & Dis; (IMM) GBS 740A, Intro to Imm; (MIC) GBS 748, Fundamentasl of Micro; (PBMM) GBS 704, Intro to Exp Med

 5

 2

GBS 795, Laboratory Rotation #1 (August – Mid-November)

10

 1

   

 9

Year 01, Spring Semester (Current GBS Module Class Offerings Listed Below)

Module 1 (Jan.) (Select one module)  

  1. (BSB) GBS 781, Molecular Enzymology

  2. (GGB) GBS 720, Genomic Struc/Func

  3. (IMM) GBS 740B, Intro to Imm

  4. (Micro) GBS 760, Prokar Gene & Mole Bio

  5. (PBMM) GBS 750, Nerves, Muscles Bones

4

 2

Module 2 (Feb.) (Select one module)

  1. (BSB) GBS 782, Molecular Genetics

  2. (CB) GBS 774, Cancer Immunology

  3. (CMDB) GBS 712, Cell/Mole Asp Dev Biology

  4. (GGB) GBS 722, Bioinformatics

  5. (IMM) GBS 745, Neuroimmunology

  6. (Micro) GBS 762, Virology

  7. (PBMM) GBS 751, Heart, Lung, Kidney

4

 2

Module 3 (March) (Select one module)

  1. (BSB) GBS 783, RNA Biology/

  2. (CB) GBS 770, Pathobio of Cancer

  3. (CMDB/NEUR) GBS 714, Developmental Neuroscience

  4. (GGB) GBS 723, Model Sys for Genetic Analysis
  5. (IMM) GBS 741, Lymphocyte Biology

  6. (MICRO) GBS 763, Microbial Pathogen

  7. (PBMM) GBS 752, GI, Endo, Imm Systems

4

 2

Module 4 (April) (Select one module)

  1. (BSB/CMDB) GBS 784, Stem Cell Biology 

  2. (GGB) GBS 746, Epigenetics

  3. (IMM) GBS 744, Mucosal Imm

  4. (MICRO) GBS 768, Communicating Science

  5. (NEURO) GBS 733, Diseses of the Nervous System

  6. (PBMM) GBS 753, Pharm & Mol Med

4

 2

GBS 796, GBS Laboratory Rotation #2 (Mid-November – Early February)

12

 1

BY 755, Biometry

14

 3

Students select mentor  

12

Year 1, Summer Semester

GBS 717, Methods & Scientific Logic

10

2

 GBS 797, Lab Rotaton #3 (Mar - May)  6  4
 GBS 798, Non-Dissertation Research  4  3
   

9

Year 02, Fall Semester

GBS XXX, Select a GBS/GBSC Upper Level Elective Course. Three upper level biomedical science courses are reqruied between beginning of Year 2 and Graduation. See the current GBS/GBSC Course Listing in BlazerNet.

16

2

GRD 717, Bioethics

16

3

GBS 798, Non-Dissertation Research

16

2

GBS 792, CMDB Seminar

16

1

 A GBS/GBSC Journal Club (See current GBS and GBSC Journal Club Courses in BlazerNet)  16  1
   

9

Year 02, Spring Semester

GBS 716, Grantsmanship and Scientific Writing

8

2

GBS 798, Non-Dissertation Research

16

3

A GBS/GBSC Journal Club (See current GBS and GBSC Journal Club Courses in BlazerNet)

16

1

GBS 792, CMDB Seminar

16

1

Graduate Committee formed and 1st Committee Meeting held in Spring Semester, Yr 2. Preferred that the Qualifying Exam be scheduled by the end of Yr 2.  

9

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