Biochemistry, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctoral students are required to complete 21 credits of coursework, with 19 credits completed by the end of the fourth semester.
Advance to Candidacy: In addition to the coursework below, students must pass an oral defense of a written research proposal, presentation of a seminar, complete an independent research proposal.
Post-Candidacy: Students must complete 12 credits of BCHM899 Doctoral Dissertation Research and successfully defend a publication-quality dissertation that advances the field.
|BCHM671||Protein Chemistry and Enzymic Catalysis||3|
|BCHM661||Nucleic Acids I||2|
|BCHM662||Nucleic Acids II||2|
|BCHM699||Special Problems in Biochemistry||2|
|BCHM677||Computational Tools in Biochemistry||1|
|BCHM698||Literature Seminar in Biochemistry||2|
|Electives with advisor approval (minimum of 4 credits)||4|
|Dissertation Research Requirements|
|BCHM899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|
Specific regulations are available from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry or from: www.chem.umd.edu/graduateprogram/phdinbiochemistry/