Biophysics, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Doctoral students are required to pass a qualifying exam, submit and present a candidacy paper, as well as complete the following courses:
|BIPH699||Research in Biophysics||4|
|Dissertation Research Requirements|
|BIPH899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|
One course, Research in Biophysics, which consists of three seven week rotations through three experimental or theoretical research groups, is required of all students. A short presentation must be made to all students at the end of each rotation. Students must meet and report their progress to a three-person mentoring committee starting with the first semester. A qualifier exam must be passed. Admission to candidacy is granted after the successful presentation of a research proposal to the Program Director and the three-member committee. A dissertation must be written and defended before a committee.