Autumn

    1. Autumn Lab Rotation
      -Register for MCB 599 Introduction to Research in Molecular and Cellular Biology
      (Variable credits:  minimum 2 and maximum 9)  Entry code:  MCB Office
      -Conduct research project and participate in journal club and Rotation Lab Meetings
    2. Participate in MCB Tutorial
      -Register for MCB 514 Molecular and Cellular Biology Tutorial
      (Non-Graded Credits: 2)  Entry Code: MCB Office
      -Seminar with emphasis on oral presentation, literature review and grant writing
    3. Take Elective Courses
      (Graded credits: 3-5 recommended)
      -Select courses from the Area of Interest Model Curricula
    4. Autumn Quarter Credit total:  13
    5. Attend and Present at Rotation Talks  on the last Tuesday of the quarter
    6. Attend MCB Program & Departmental Activities
    7. Begin UW Residency process

Winter

  1. Winter Lab Rotation
    -Register for MCB 599 Introduction to Research in Molecular and Cellular Biology
    (Variable credits:  minimum 2 and maximum 9)  Entry code:  MCB Office
  2. Participate in MCB Tutorial: Literature Review
    -Register for MCB 515 Molecular and Cellular Biology Literature Review
    (Non-Graded Credits: 2)  Entry Code: MCB Office
  3. Take Elective Courses
    (Graded credits: 3-5 recommended)
    -Select courses the Area of Interest Model Curricula
  4. Winter Quarter Credit total:  13
  5. Attend and Present at Rotation Talks held on the last Tuesday of the quarter
  6. Attend MCB Program & Departmental Activities

Spring

    1. Spring Lab Rotation
      -Register for MCB 599 Introduction to Research in Molecular and Cellular Biology
      (Variable credits:  minimum 2 and maximum 9)  Entry code:  MCB Office
    2. Participate in MCB Tutorial: Grant Development
      -Register for MCB 516 Molecular and Cellular Biology Grant Development
      (Non-Graded Credits: 2)  Entry Code: MCB Office
    3. Take Elective Courses
      (Graded credits: 3-5 recommended)
      -Select courses the Area of Interest Model Curricula
    4. Spring Quarter Credit total:  13
    5. Select TAships
    6. Select Permanent Lab by June 1
    7. Prepare Research Poster
    8. Attend and Present at Spring Poster Session held on the last Tuesday of the quarter.

Summer

  1. Courses
    -Register for MCB 600 Independent Study or Research
    (Variable credits:  2 only)  Entry code:  Faculty Code
    OR
    -Register for UCONJ 510 Introductory Laboratory Based Biostatistics
    (Graded credits: 2)  Entry code:  School of Medicine
  2. Summer Quarter Credit total 2
  3. Begin Biomedical Research Integrity Seminar series
    -Attend 5 lectures and 3 discussions sessions by the end of Second Year
  4. Apply for UW Residency
  5. OPTIONAL:  Biotech Externship

To Do

  • Carry out 3 lab rotations
  • Participate in MCB Tutorial
  • Take elective courses
  • Select TA choices in April
  • Select permanent lab
  • Take summer biomedical research integrity seminar series
  • Establish WA residency