Autumn

  1. Research Credits
    -Register for MCB 600 Independent Study and Research
    (Variable credits:  1-9)  Entry code:  Faculty Code
  2. Take Electives Courses
    -Register for Elective Courses
    (Graded credits: 3-5 recommended)
  3. Complete TAships
    -Register for MCB 580 Teaching Practicum in Molecular and Cellular Biology
    (Non Graded Credits: 2)  Entry Code:  MCB Office
    -Academic TAship:  register the same quarter as TAship
    -Community Outreach TAship:  register the quarter after completing TAship
  4. Autumn Quarter Credit total:  10
  5. Attend TA/RA Conference in mid-September

Winter

  1. Research Credits
    -Register for MCB 600 Independent Study and Research
    (Variable credits:  1-9)  Entry code:  Faculty Code
  2. Take Electives Courses
    -Register for Elective Courses
    (Graded credits: 3-5 recommended)
  3. Complete TAships
    -Register for MCB 580 Teaching Practicum in Molecular and Cellular Biology
    (Non Graded Credits: 2)  Entry Code:  MCB Office
    -Academic TAship:  register the same quarter as TAship
    -Community Outreach TAship:  register the quarter after completing TAship
  4. Winter Quarter Credit total:  10
  5. Form Supervisory Committee by March 31
  6. Meet with Advisor to formulate Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Spring

  1. Research Credits
    -Register for MCB 600 Independent Study and Research
    (Variable credits:  1-9)  Entry code:  Faculty Code
  2. Take Electives Courses
    -Register for Elective Courses  (Graded credits: 3-5 recommended)
  3. Complete TAships
    -Register for MCB 580 Teaching Practicum in Molecular and Cellular Biology
    (Non Graded Credits: 2)  Entry Code:  MCB Office
    -Academic TAship:  register the same quarter as TAship
    -Community Outreach TAship:  register the quarter after completing TAship
  4. Spring Quarter Credit total:  10
  5. Meet with Supervisory Committee by June 30
    Annual Committee Report (PDF)
  6. Submit Annual Committee Report and IDP to MCB Office

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:  Department
  2. Summer Quarter Credit total 2
  3. Schedule General Exam by end of Summer Quarter
  4. Complete Biomedical Research Integrity Seminar series
    -Attend 5 lectures and 3 discussions sessions by the end of Second Year
  5. Complete Outreach TAship if applicable

To Do

  • Conduct research in dissertation lab
  • Complete elective courses(18 graded credits total)
  • Complete TAships
  • Form Supervisory Committee by March 31
  • Formulate IDP
  • Hold annual committee meeting by June 30
  • Submit Annual Committee Report and IDP to MCB Office
  • Complete Biomedical Research Integrity training
  • Schedule General Exam by end of Summer Quarter