Gene Regulation, Epigenomics and Transcriptomics Course of Study

Timeline and Requirements for Gene Regulation Students

YEAR 1

Required  Courses* 

Lab Rotations

Written Qualification Exam

YEAR 2

Thesis Research

Teaching Assistantship

Select Doctoral Committee

YEAR 3

Thesis Research

 Teaching Assistantship

Oral Qualifying Exam

YEAR 4

Thesis Research

  Reconstitute Doctoral Committee

Midstreams

YEAR 5

Thesis Research

Committee Meeting

Thesis Defense Presentation

*Required courses for 1st year Gene Regulation students:

FALL Quarter MOL BIO 254A, MOL BIO 254B

WINTER Quarter MOL BIO 254C, MOL BIO 254D

SPRING Quarter CHEM M259 and either MIMG C234 or CHEM 203B

One QuarterBIOL CH 251 (Journal Club) with MOL BIO 252

Every year: Participation in Student Seminar Series, attendance at MBI Thursday Seminars
and monthly Intramural Meetings.

Journal Club BIOL CH 251A/B/C
(1st year students register in Winter or Spring, for at least 1 quarter of credit)

See the Student Handbook for more details about general requirements.