Research In Molecular & Cell Biology

Course Number: 
Graduate Education
1-12 Credit Hours
Course Description: 
Each graduate student in the MCB program will be required to take three laboratory rotations in a research laboratory, supervised by a faculty member of the MCB program, by January of their second year. The rotations will begin in January of the first year. The rotations will be chosen by the student and are subject to approval by the supervising faculty member and the temporary advisory committee. Each lab rotation will be no more than 12 weeks long and each student is expected to spend a minimum of 12 hours per week in the lab, in addition to enrollment and attendance in scheduled graduate courses. At the completion of each rotation, the student must summarize his/her research efforts either by an oral or written presentation. The formal of the presentation will be determined by the faculty rotation advisor. Requests for exceptions to these requirements will be considered on an individual basis by the temporary advisory committee.