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Track-specific Didactic Requirements

Chemical Biology Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Imaging Science Systems Biology
Students must complete three of the following courses:

CHEM 5710, Bio organic Chemistry

CPB 8320, Foundations in Chemical Biology

CHEM 5210, Organic Chemistry Structure and Mechanism

CHEM 5720, Drug and Design Development

CHEM 5220 Spectroscopic Identification of Organic Compounds

BCHM 8352, Analytical Proteomics

Similar advanced courses appropriate to the student’s research topic and can be substituted with approval from the GEC and thesis advisor.























Students must complete two of the following modules:

BCHM 8300, Introduction to Structural Biology

CPB 8307, Advanced Membrane Protein Biology

CPB 8308, Protein-Protein Interactions


And other elective courses appropriate to the student’s research topics, as determined by the GEC and the thesis advisor



















Students must complete both of the following courses:

IMSCI 6010 Medical Imaging Physics ad Engineering 

BME 7450, Advanced Quantitative and Functional Imaging

Or similar graduate level imaging courses can be substituted with approval from the GEC.

Other elective courses appropriate to the student’s research topics may be taken as determined by the GEC and thesis advisor.
















Six credits selected from the following quantitative courses:

IGP 8002: Quantitative Bioregulation Modules

BMIF 6310: Foundations of


PHYS 8124: Physical Measurements on

Biological Systems

PHYS 8126: Theoretical and

Experimental Systems Biology

PHYS 8122: Physics of Living Systems

Substitutions can be made with the

approval of the GEC and thesis advisor.

Three more credits selected from topical courses appropriate to the area of study.