BS in Biology and MS in Medical Sciences

BS Coordinator: Combination degree coordinator, Dept of Biology
MS Coordinator: Graduate coordinator, Medical Sciences Graduate Program
Faculty Mentor: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology graduate faculty
Additional application prerequisites: Successful completion of BCH4024 (or equivalent) is a prerequisite for approval of the Individual Program Plan for some tracks.

MS in Medical Science: Genetics Track

Additional Prerequisites: BCH4024 Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (4 CR) – or equivalent (meets Biology BS degree major requirements)

Fall Senior Year

BCH5413 Eukaryotic Molecular Biology and Genetics, 3 CR
GMS6003 Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development, 1 CR
GMS6090 Genetics Journal Colloquy, 1 CR

Spring Senior Year

GMS6140 Principals of Immunology, 4 CR
GMS6012 Human Genetics I, 1 CR
GMS6014 Applications of Bioinformatics to Genetics, 1 CR
GMS7877 Responsible Conduct of Biomedical Research, 1 CR

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MS in Medical Science: Microbiology Track

Additional Prerequisites: BCH4024 Introduction to Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (4 CR) – or equivalent (meets Biology BS degree major requirements)

Fall Senior Year

BCH5413 Eukaryotic Molecular Biology and Genetics, 3 CR
GMS6003 Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development, 1 CR
GMS6921 Immunology/Microbiology Journal Colloquy, 1 CR

Spring Senior Year

GMS6121 Infectious Diseases, 3 CR
GMS6140 Principals of Immunology, 4 CR

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MS in Medical Science: Pharmacology Track

Additional Prerequisites: None

Fall Senior Year

GMS6847 Translational Research & Therapeutics: Bench, Bedside, Community, & Policy, 3 CR
GMS6XXX Molecules to Man: Past, Present and Future Therapeutic Strategies for Disease, 3 CR

Spring Senior Year

GMS6009 Principles of Drug Action, 3 CR
Additional Grad Electives, 1-3 CR: refer to Grad Electives below

Grad Electives

BCH5413 Eukaryotic Molecular Biology and Genetics (Fall), 3 CR
GMS6023 Principles of Neuroscience III: Molecular Neuropharmacology and Its Clinical Application (spring), 2 CRBS degree substitutions
GMS6051 Advanced Signal Transduction (Fall), 1 CR
GMS6053 Cancer Biology & Therapeutics (Fall), 1 CR
GMS6070 Sensory Biology (Spring), 3 CR
GMS6065 Cancer Biology (Spring), 3 CR
GMS6506 Biologic Drug Development, 1 CR
GMS6471/6472/6473      Fundamentals in Physiology (Spring) (3 x 1 CR), 3 CR

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