PhD Track

 
Course Path
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3  Year 4 & Beyond
 
Year 1
Fall Term
        INTBP 2000 Foundations of Biomedical Science (8 credits)
        INTBP 2005 Foundations Conference (4 credits)
        INTBP 2010 Laboratory Research Rotation (1 credit)
                
Total Credits: 12 up to 15

Spring Term
        MSMPHL 2310 *Principles of Pharmacology (3 credits)
        INTBP 2010 Laboratory Research Rotation (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 2360 *Biology of Signal Transduction (3 credits)
        TBD Elective
                
Total Credits: 12 up to 15

Summer Term
        INTBP 2013 D2K: From Data to Knowledge – Biomedical Experimental Design & Analysis I (3 credits)
        
INTBP 2010 Laboratory Research Rotation (1 credit)
        
INTBP 2290 Scientific Ethics and the Responsible Conduct of Research (1 credit)
                
Total Credits: 5

 
Year 2
Fall Term
        MSMPHL 3360 *Molecular Pharmacology (2 credits)
        MSMPHL 3310 **Cancer Biology & Therapeutics (3 credits)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Seminar (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 2390 Directed Study (1-9 credits)
        MSMPHL 3320 Journal Club (1 credit)
        TBD Elective
                Total Credits:
12 up to 15

Spring Term
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Seminar (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 2390 Directed Study (1-9 credits)
        MSMPHL 3375 **Neuropharmacology (3 credits)
        MSMPHL 2370 **
Drug Discovery (3 credits)
        MSMPHL 3320 Journal Club (1 credit)
        TBD Elective
                Total Credits:
12 up to 15

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION – completed by the end of the Spring Term - Year 2

Summer Term
        MSMPHL 2390 Directed Study (2 credits)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Summer Seminar (1 credit)
                Total Credits:
1 up to 3

 

 

Year 3
DISSERTATION OVERVIEW/PROSPECTUS MEETING

APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY – completed by the end of the Summer Term – Year 2 (prior to Fall Term ADD/DROP date.)


Fall Term
        MSMPHL 3300 PhD Dissertation Research (1-13 credits)
        MSMPHL 3320 Journal Club (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Seminar (1 credit)
                Total Credits:
12 up to 15

Spring Term
        MSMPHL 3300 PhD Dissertation Research (1-13 credits)
        MSMPHL 3320 Journal Club (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Seminar (1credit)
                Total Credits:
12 up to 15

Summer Term
        MSMPHL 3300 PhD Dissertation Research (1-2 credits)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Summer Seminar (1 credit)
                Total Credits: 1 up to 3

 

 

Year 4 & Beyond
Fall Term
        MSMPHL 3300 Ph. Dissertation Research (1-13 credits)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Seminar (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 3320 Journal Club (1 credit)
                Total Credits:
12 up to 15

Spring Term
        MSMPHL 3300 Ph.D. Dissertation Research (1-13 credits)
        MSMPHL 2350 Pharmacology Seminar (1 credit)
        MSMPHL 3320 Journal Club (1 credit)
                Total Credits:
12 up to 15

Summer Term
        MSMPHL 3300 Ph.D. Dissertation Research (1-2 credits)
        MSMPHL 2355 Pharmacology Summer Seminar (1 credit)
                Total Credits: 1 up to 3

DISSERTATION DEFENSE




* Required courses for Molecular Pharmacology program

** One of three courses (i.e. either Drug Discovery, Neuropharmacology or Cancer Biology and Therapeutics is required)



 

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Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings

Outcomes: 

Time to dissertation Defense
, last five graduating classes:  4.6 years, Completion Rate: 86.49%

First Author Publications (All students, past 5 year mean):  2.03;   Total Publications: 5.10

F-series Grants (F30/F31) (All Students, past 5 year mean):  12/34 (35%) 


Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty-four consecutive years