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Genetics - Graduate Program

Houston, Texas

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics - Graduate Program
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Typical Program in Molecular and Human Genetics

First Term
Organization of the Cell 2 hrs Required
Molecular Methods 3 hrs Required
Genetics A 2 hrs Required
Ethics - Year 1 1 hr Required
Student Research Seminar 1 hr Required
Research Rotation 3 hrs Required
Second Term
Genetics B 2 hrs Required
Method and Logic in Molecular Biology 3 hrs Required
Student Research Seminar 1 hr Required
ABC-Applications to Biology of Computation 2 hrs Elective
Development 2 hrs Elective
Cancer 1 hr Elective
Cell Division 2 hrs Recommended elective
Research Rotation 1-6 hrs Required
Third Term
Gene Regulation 3 hrs Required
Mammalian Molecular Genetics 2 hrs Required
Seminar in Molecular and Human Genetics 1 hr Required
Student Research Seminar 1 hr Required
Macromolecular Structure & Interactions 3 hrs Elective
Neuroscience 1 hr Elective
Immunology 1 hr Elective
Computer Aided Discovery Methods 3 hrs Elective
Quantitative Genetics 2 hrs Elective - offered even years only
Practical Introduction to Programming for Scientists 3 hrs Elective - offered even years only
Research Rotation 2-5 hrs Required
Fourth Term
Human Genetics 3 hrs Required
Introduction to Biostatistics 2 hrs Required
Seminar in Molecular and Human Genetics 1 hr Required
Student Research Seminar 1 hr Required
Gene and Cell Therapy 2 hrs Elective
Concepts of Learning and Memory 3 hrs Elective
Bioinformatics and Genomic Analysis 3 hrs Elective
Biology of Aging and Age Related Diseases 3 hrs Elective
Research Design 3 hrs Elective
Research Rotation 1-4 hrs Required
Fifth Term
Seminar in Molecular and Human Genetics 1 hr Required
Research Rotation 11 hrs Required

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