The University of Michigan

Sample Curricula

Sample 1: Interest in Cancer Biology


  Fall Winter
Year 1
PIBS

PIBS 501/503: Research Skills / Research Responsibility & Ethics (1cr)
PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB Student Seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
BCHM 550: Macromolec. Structure & Function (3cr)
HumGen 541: Molecular genetics (3cr)
CDB 530: Cell Biol (3cr)

PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
Path 581: Tiss, Cell and Molec Basis of Disease (3cr)
Bioinf 525: Foundations in Bioinformatics & Systems Bio. (3cr)

Year 2
CMB

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Advanced topics in Molecular Bio. (1cr)
CMB 990: Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
MI/Path 553: Molecular Biology of Cancer (3cr)
CDB 530: Cell Biology (3cr)

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Adv. Topics in Molecular Biology (1cr)
CMB 990:  Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
BCHM 640: Post-transcriptional mechanisms (2cr)
CanBiol 554: Cancer Pathogenesis & Treatment (4cr)



Sample 2: Interest in Stem Cells & Development Biology


  Fall Winter
Year 1
PIBS

PIBS 501/503: Research Skills / Research Responsibility & Ethics (1cr)
PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB Student Seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
CDB 530: Cell Biology (3 cr)
BCHM 550: Macromolecular Structure & Function (3 cr)

PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
CDB 580: Principles of Development (3cr)
BCHM 645: Advanced Topics in Protein Trafficking (3cr)


Year 2
CMB

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Advanced topics in Molecular Bio. (1cr)
CMB 990: Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
MI/Path 553: Molecular Biology of Cancer (3cr)
CDB 530: Cell Biology (3cr)

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Adv. Topics in Molecular Biology (1cr)
CMB 990:  Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
BCHM 640: Post-transcriptional mechanisms (2cr)
CanBiol 554: Cancer Pathogenesis & Treatment (4cr)



Sample 3: Interest in Genetic/Epigenetic Mechanisms


  Fall Winter
Year 1
PIBS

PIBS 501/503: Research Skills / Research Responsibility & Ethics (1cr)
PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB Student Seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
HumGen 541: Molecular Genetics (3cr)
BCHM 550: Macromolecular Structure & Function (3 cr)

PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
BCHM 650: Mechanisms of Eukaryotic Gene Expression (3cr)
Bioinf 527: Intro to Bioinformatics & Computational Biol (4cr)


Year 2
CMB

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Advanced topics in Molecular Bio. (1cr)
CMB 990: Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
CDB 530: Cell Biology (3cr)
BCHM 591: Special Topics in Signal Transduction (2cr)

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Adv. Topics in Molecular Biology (1cr)
CMB 990:  Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
BCHM 640: Post-transcriptional gene regulation (2cr)
HumGen 555: Integrative Genomics (3cr)




Sample 4: Interest in Translational research


  Fall Winter
Year 1
PIBS

PIBS 501/503: Research Skills / Research Responsibility & Ethics (1cr)
PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB Student Seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
CDB 530: Cell Biology (3cr)
HumGen 541: Molecular Genetics (3cr)

PIBS 600: Research Rotation (variable cr)
CMB 850: CMB student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: CMB Short Course (1cr)
PIBS 507: Intro to Translational Research (3cr)
Physiol 520: Computational Systems Bio in Physiology (3cr)
MI 619: Pathogenic Evaluation of Animal Models of Human Disease (1cr)


Year 2
CMB

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Advanced topics in Molecular Bio. (1cr)
CMB 990: Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
BCHM 550: Macromolec. Structure & Function (3cr)
Physiol 510: Systems & Integrative Physiology (4cr)

CMB 850: Student seminar (1cr)
CMB 630: Adv. Topics in Molecular Biology (1cr)
CMB 990:  Precandidate dissertation research (variable cr)
HumGen 555: Integrative Genomics (3cr)




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