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Suggested Coursework by Research Area

The table below lists suggested courses, also known as curriculum tracks, in which a student may consider enrolling, based on different areas of research focus. Students are also strongly encouraged to enroll in courses outside their primary research area. To download this table as a PDF document, click HERE.

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Biochemistry Cell Biology Chemical Biology
Core
 
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Cell Biology
  • Signal Transduction
 
Electives
 
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Protein Folding in the Cell
Core
 
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Structural Biology
 
Electives
 
  • Foundations of Neurobiology
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Virology
  • Protein of the Cell
  • Genetics and Genomics
Core
 
  • Chemical Biology I
  • Chemical Biology II
  • Modern Organic Synthesis
  • Natural Product Biosynthesis and Engineering
  • Cell Biology
  • Biophysics
 
Electives
 
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Immunology
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Structural Biology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
Chemistry Computational Biology/
Bioinformatics
Genetics/
Functional Genomics
Core
 
  • Modern Organic Synthesis
  • Classics in Total Synthesis
  • Chemical Biology I
  • Physical Organic Chemistry
 
Electives
 
  • Spectroscopy
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry
  • Organometallics
  • Natural Product Biosynthesis and Engineering
  • Chemical Biology II
Core
 
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
 
Electives
 
  • Business of Biotechnology
Core
 
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Cancer Biology
 
Electives
 
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Foundations of Neurobiology
  • Business of Biotechnology
  • Neurobiology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Immunology/
Microbiology
Molecular Biology Molecular Medicine/
Physiology
Core
 
  • Introduction to Immunology and Microbial Science
  • Virology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Immunology
 
Electives
 
  • Structural Biology
  • Molecular Medicine
Core
 
  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Biology
  • Cancer Biology
 
Electives
 
  • Genetics & Genomics
  • Foundations of Neurobiology
  • Molecular Medicine
Core
 
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Signal Transduction
  • Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Biology I
  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Drugs of Today
 
Electives
 
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Foundations of Neurobiology
  • Bacteria & Antibiotics
  • Medicinal Chemistry
Neuroscience Structural Biology/
Biophysics
Core
 
  • Foundations of Neurobiology
  • Neurobiology of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
  • Cell Biology
  • Concepts of Learning and Memory
  • Neurobiology of Disease
 
Electives
 
  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology
  • Current Topics in Sensory Systems
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Cell Biology
Core
 
  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology
 
Electives
 
  • Introduction to Biostatistics
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Protein Folding in the Cell
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Spectroscopy