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 Academics/TrainingOral Biology PhDCourses     October 25, 2014  

Courses

Required Courses:

Course Credits
PHI 640 Graduate Research Ethics (Spring) 2
ORB 519 Crit Anal Literat in Oral Biol (Fall) 1
ORB 520 Crit Anal Literat in Oral Biol (Spring) 1
ORB 651 Research, Laboratory Rotations variable
ORB 653 Thesis Guidance (last 2 semesters) 1
OS 518 Statistical Methods (Davis; Spring) 3
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Oral Biology Seminar 0

Select FOUR of the following SIX core courses:

Course Credits
ORB 545 Dynamics of Bone (Dziak; Fall) 2
ORB 517 Oral Microbial Ecology (Li; alternate Springs) 2
ORB 510 Salivary Glands and Saliva (Bobek/Ruhl; alternate Falls) 2
ORB 500 Hard Tissue Engineering (Yang; alternate Falls) 2
ORB 531 Oral Immunology (DeNardin; Spring) 2
ORB 509 Biochem & Genetics Oral Dis (Sharma; Fall) 2

Select TWELVE CREDIT HOURS of biomedical science courses such as:

Course Credits
BMS 501 Cell Biology 1 (Fall) 4
BMS 505 Cell Biology 2 (Spring)
2
BMS 506 Cell Biology 2 (Spring) 2
MIC 501 Graduate Microbiology (Fall) 6
MIC 512 Fund Immunology (Spring) 4
BIO 500 Bioinformatics/Genome (Spring) 3
BIO 504 Advanced Molecular Biology/Genetics (Spring)
4
BCH 503 Biochemical Principles (Fall) 4
BCH 508 Gene Expression (Spring) 2
BCH/BIO 519 Introduction to Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (Halfon; Spring) 3


Elective Courses:

The student is free to choose graduate courses in their area of interest in order to fulfill the 72 credit hour requirement.  Examples listed below.

Course Credits
BCH 507 Protein Struct/Function (Spring) 2
MIC 624 Mod Top Bact Pathogen (Fall) 2
BCH 512 Developmental Genomics (Fall) 2
BIO 501 Adv Biological Chemistry (Fall) 4
BIO 502 Adv Cell & Develop. Biology (Fall) 4
BIO 523 Tissue Engineering (Spring) 3
PGY 551 Human Physiology (Fall) 3
MIR 511 Molecular Immunology (RPCI)
3
BIO 506
 Signal Transduction (Fall)
3
NRS 520 Neuroscience (Spring) 4
BIO 556 Evolutionary Genetics (Fall) 3
PHC 500 Basic Drug Devel (Fall) 2
PHC 517 Pharmacogenomics (Fall) 2


NOTE: All courses for each student must be approved by the advisory committee.