The Biomedical Science concentration falls under the umbrella of the Integrative Biology major and students accepted to the concentration are subject to all Integrative Biology policies and regulations as well as additional regulations that are specific to each concentration. Below are degree requirements specific to the Biomedical Science Concentration:
Biomedical Science Concentration (IBBS) Core Courses
Students who enter the IBBS concentration without a core course or equivalent must complete one of the core courses listed below. When this course is completed, it may be used toward fulfillment of the 9-credit Integrative Biology elective requirement.
|Biomedical Data and Informatics||BSC 6459||3|
|Scientific Writing||BSC 6846||3|
|Advanced Molecular and Cell Biology||PCB 5532||3|
|Human Genetics||PCB 6665||3|
Biomedical Science Concentration (IBBS) Approved Electives
Students may choose from the following approved IB-BS electives toward fulfillment of the 9-credit Integrative Biology elective requirement. Students may elect to complete up to 6 credits designated Special Topics with the approval of their Ph.D. supervisor.
|Integrated Morphology 1||BMS 6102C||4|
|Integrated Morphology 2||BMS 6104C||4|
|Autonomic Function and Disease||BMS 6523||3|
|Fundamentals of General Pathology||BMS 6601||3|
|Brain Diseases: Mechanism and Therapy||BMS 6736||3|
|Macromolecules and Human Disease||GMS 6301||3|
|Molecular Basis of Disease and Therapy||GMS 6302||3|
|Host Defense and Inflammation||MCB 6208||3|
|Neurobiology of Addiction||PCB 5844||3|
|Advanced Cell Physiology||PCB 6207||3|
|Molecular Basis of Human Cancer||PCB 6235||3|
|Problem-Based Immunology||PCB 6238||3|
|Tumor Immunology||PCB 6239||3|
|Biomedical Data and Informatics||PCB 6459||3|
|Molecular Biology of the Cardiovascular System and Cardiac Disease||PCB 6705||3|
|Adult Neurogenesis||PCB 6848||3|
|Physiology of the Heart||PCB 6885||3|
|Developmental Neurobiology||PSB 6515||3|
For additional information regarding criteria which must be met by students participating in the biomedical science concentration, see the program guidelines document with the Forms and Policies section of this website.
Participants in the Integrative Biology-Biomedical Science Ph.D. Program are also eligible to complete an en passant Master's degree (along the way). Additional information about Integrative Biology concentration options and the Master's Along the Way (MALW) in Biology option can be found here.