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Graduate Coursework



Fall and Spring Semester Requirements

MCO students complete core foundation courses that correspond to broad areas of research:

  • Genetics, Genomics and Evolutionary Biology (MCB 291)
  • Cellular Biology, Neurobiology and Developmental Biology (MCB 292)
  • Biochemistry, Chemical, and Structural Biology (MCB 293)
  • Mathematics in Biology (MCB 111)

Additional Courses

  • Journal Club (MCB 290)
  • Life Sciences Pedagogy (MCB 327)
  • Two elective courses
  • Responsible Conduct of Research (MCB 350)