GBS Academic Calendar, 2017-2018

GBS begins its semesters earlier than the official UAB start dates. It is your responsibility to be aware of the GBS academic calendar dates. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. David Schneider at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The UAB Academic Calendar lists holidays, commencement, and other items of interest.

Orientation

August 7

Fall Semester

First-Year Courses:

  • GBS 708: Basic Genetics and Molecular Biology, August 8 - September 18
  • GBS 707: Basic Biochemistry and Metabolism, September 19 - October 30
  • GBS 709: Basic Biological Organization, October 31 - December 15

Spring Semester

Modules:

  • Module 1: January 8 - February 2
  • Module 2: February 5 - March 2
  • Module 3: March 5 - March 30
  • Module 4: April 2 - April 27

Summer Semester for 1st Year Students:

  • Module 5: April 30-May 25
  • GBSC 731: Intro to Biostats, June 1 - July 31

Rotations

Summer Admits:

  • Rotation 1: June 2 - August 2
  • Rotation 2: August 14 - October 13
  • Rotation 3: October 16 - December 15
  • Rotation 4: January 8 - March 9 (if needed)

Fall Admits:

  • Rotation 1: August 14 - October 13
  • Rotation 2: October 16 - December 15
  • Rotation 3: January 8 - March 9
  • Rotation 4: March 12 - May 9 (if needed)