Ph.D. Degree Requirements
- Virology, and
Students should also take an advanced course in the student’s research area. Students also must present literature seminars and participate in the Research in Progress series.
Microbiology Ph.D. students meet these requirements during their IGPBS year of study by taking GSMC 857 Biographics, GSMC 852/GSMC 855 Introduction to Biomedical Research I and II, and GSMC 856 Introduction to Research Ethics.
Plan of Study
During the first year students, enroll in the IGPBS curriculum and do rotations. At the end of the first year, students select an advisor and commence thesis research. During the second year, students enroll in the Principles of Microbiology series, take 2 additional courses, participate in literature seminar series, and continue research. As the beginning of the third year, students complete the oral examination and continue to do thesis research