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Critical Dates 2015

  • Module 1 = Mon., Aug. 24 – Mon., Sep. 28, 2015
  • Module 2 = Tue., Sep. 29 – Mon., Nov. 2, 2015
  • Module 3 = Tue., Nov. 3 – Wed., Dec. 9, 2015
  • Module 1-3= all semester

Rotation 1 (due 8/28): 8/31-10/16 (presentations Oct. 12-16)

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology: TBA
  • Cancer Biology: TBA
  • Genetics: TBA
  • Immunology & Microbiology: TBA
  • Molecular Cell Biology: TBA
  • Neuroscience: TBA
  • Physiology & Pharmacology: TBA

Rotation 2 (due 10/16): 10/19-12/18 (presentations Dec. 11-18)

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology: TBA
  • Cancer Biology: TBA
  • Genetics: TBA
  • Immunology & Microbiology: TBA
  • Molecular Cell Biology: TBA
  • Neuroscience: TBA
  • Physiology & Pharmacology: TBA

Fall 2015 University Holidays

  • Monday, Sep. 7, Labor Day
  • Friday, Nov. 6, UF Homecoming
  • Wednesday, Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day
  • Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 25-27, Thanksgiving

Exam Reading Days: Dec. 10-11

Final Exam Week: Dec. 12, 14-18

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Core Courses

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Contact: Brett Looney, M-130, 273-8602, blooney@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module  Day(s)  Time  Room Course
Director(s)
GMS 6001 GMS 6001 Schedule -Fall2015 (Students, see canvas site for up to date schedule) 5 Semester 1-3 M – F  8:30-10:30  C1-7 J Resnick
GMS 6003 Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development 1 Semester 1-3 W McCormack
GMS 6090 Rotation 1 1 Semester 1-3      

T Rowe

GMS 6090 Rotation 2 1 Semester 1-3      

 T Rowe

GMS 6895 Journal Club 1 Semester 1-3 T Rowe

 Elective

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module   Day(s)   Time   Room Course
Director(s)
GMS 7001 Fundamentals of Biomedical Science Education 2 Semester 1-3  M, W 1:00-2:00 CG-57 W McCormack

Cancer Biology (MSA)

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 Graduate Coordinator: Thomas Franklin, B1-3, 273-8473, tomfranklin@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Day(s)   Time   Room Course
Director(s)
BCH 5413 Eukaryotic Molecular Biology & Genetics (Elective) 3 Semester 1-3 M,W,F 1:55-2:45 ARB R3-265 T Yang
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSG) (Elective) 1 Module 2 T,Th 9:35-11:30 CGRC 351 J Bungert & A Lewin
BCH 7412 Epigenetics of Human Disease and Development (Elective) 1 Module 3 T,Th 1:55-3:50 CG-57 J Lu
GMS 6051 Advanced Signal Transduction  (ODD YEARS ONLY) 1 Module 3 TBA TBA TBA J Harrison
GMS 6053 Cancer Biology & Therapeutics 1  Module 2 T,Th 8:30-10:30 TBA T Rowe & D Siemann
GMS 6061 The Nucleus (Elective) 1 Module 3 T,Th 2:00-3:30 CG 351/391 A Ishov
GMS 6232 Advanced Applications of Bioinformatics in Genetics Research 1 Module 1 T,Th 10:30-12:00 CG 291 L Zhou
GMS 6383 Current Topics in Immunology  (FALL SEMESTER OF ODD YEARS ONLY) 1 Module 2 M,W,F 10:40-11:30 J580 T Brusko
GMS 6647 Transcriptional Control of Cell Growth & Proliferation (Elective) 1 Module 2 T,Th 2:00-3:30 DG-41 D Liao & Y Qiu
GMS 6691 Cancer Biology Journal Club 1 Module 1-3 T 12:15-1:30 CGRC 336 M Zajac-Kaye
GMS 6692 Cancer Biology Data Discussion (Section 24GA) 1 Module 1-3  M  1:00-2:00 CGRC 451 D Siemann & M Zajac-Kaye

 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Advanced Program (MSB)

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Graduate Coordinator: Elise Feagle, R3-234, 392-6896, slide99@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module  Day(s)   Time    Room Course
Director(s)
BCH 5413  Eukaryotic Molecular Biology and Genetics 3  Semester 1-3 M,W,F 1:55-2:45 ARB R3-265 T Yang
GMS 6195 Epigenetics Journal Club
(with MSB) (S/U)
1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 CGRC 351 M Kladde & T Yang
BCH 6207 Advanced Metabolism: Role of Membranes in Signal Transduction & Metabolic Control 1 Module 1  M,W,F 8:30-9:20  TBA S Frost
BCH 6208 Advanced Metabolism: Regulation of Key Reactions in Carbohydrate & Lipid Metabolism 1 Module 2  M,W,F 8:30-9:20 TBA S Frost
BCH 6209 Advanced Metabolism: Regulation of Key Reactions in Amino Acid and Nucleic Metabolism 1 Module 3  M,W,F 8:30-9:20 TBA S Frost
BCH 6206 Metabolic Control Analysis
(same as BCH 6207+6208+6209 above)
3 Semester 1-3  M,W,F  8:30-9:20 R3-265 S Frost
BCH 6415  Advanced Molecular and Cell Biology   (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY)  3  Semester N/A N/A N/A T Yang
BCH 6740  Structural Biochemistry   (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY) 3  Semester  N/A  N/A N/A D Purich

BCH 6741C

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy in vivo
1-3

Semester

1-3
3 (lab)
 T,Th 10:40-11:30 TBA T Mareci

BCH 6744

Molecular Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography

1

Module

1

 M,W,F 4:05-4:55  CG-74 R McKenna

BCH 6744L

Molecular Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography – Laboratory

1

Module

1

 T,Th  10:40-1:30  LG-171 M Agbandje-McKenna

BCH 6745

Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy

1

Module

2 M,W,F 10:40-11:30  ARB R3-265 J Long

BCH 6745L

Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy – Laboratory

1

Module

2 Th Group A-  10:40-1:40Group B- 4:05-7:05  AMRIS Facility J Long

BCH 6746

Structural Biology;Macromolecular Structure, Determination  (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY)

1

N/A N/A N/A R McKenna

BCH 6747

Structural Biology/Advanced Physical Biochemistry: Spectroscopy and Hydrodynamics  (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY)

1

N/A N/A N/A T Mareci

BCH 6749C

Numerical Methods in Structural Biology  (SUMMER C SEMESTER ONLY)

1

N/A N/A N/A R McKenna
BCH 6875 Methodologies and discoveries in crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy 1 Journal Club M 3:00-3:50 TBA R McKenna
BCH 6876 Recent Advances in Membrane Biology Journal Club  (CURRENTLY NOT BEING OFFERED) 1 N/A N/A N/A S Frost
BCH 6877 Recent Advances in Structural Biology Journal Club  (CURRENTLY NOT BEING OFFERED) 1 N/A N/A N/A
BCH 6878 Recent Advances in Cytoskeletal Processes 1 Journal
Club
1-3 TBA TBA  TBA D Purich
BCH 6936 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Journal Club 1 Journal
Club
1-3  T 11:45 R3-265 K Brown
BCH 6040 Research Discussion in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 1 Semester 1-3 W  4:00  R3-265 L Bloom
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSG) 1 Module 2 T,Th 9:35-11:30 CGRC 351 J Bungert & A Lewin
BCH 7412 Epigenetics of Human Disease and Development 1 Module 3  T,Th  1:55-3:50  CG-57 J Lu
BCH 7414 Advanced Chromatin Structure  (SPRING SEMESTER EVEN YEARS ONLY) 1 N/A N/A N/A T Yang
BCH 7515 Structural Biology/Advanced Physical Biochemistry: Kinetics and Thermodynamics  (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY) 1 N/A N/A N/A D Purich
 BCH 6107 Biophysical Techniques in Proteomics and Protein Science  (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY)  1 N/A N/A  N/A  R McKenna

 Genetics Advanced Program (MSG)

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Graduate Coordinator: Kris Minkoff, R2-220, 273-6380, kminkoff@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module  Day(s)  Time  Room Course
Director(s)
GMS 5905 Big Data For the Biologist   (ODD YEARS ONLY) 3 Module 1-3 T,W,Th 3:00-3:50 CG 133 L McIntyre
GMS 6038 Bacterial Genetics & Physiology (with MSI) 1 Module 1 M,W,F 9:30-10:25 R2-265 P Gulig
GMS 6920 Genetics Journal Colloquy (S/U) 1 Journal
Club
1-3 W 4:00-5:00 R2-265 M Wallace & L Zhou
GMS 6195 Epigenetics Journal Club
(with MSB) (S/U)
1 Journal
Club
1-3  Th  12:00-1:00 CGRC 351 M. Kladde & T Yang
GMS 6232 Adv. Applications of Bioinformatics in Genetics 1 Module 1 T,Th 10:30-12:00 CG 291 L Zhou
GMS 6233 Quantitative models of protein evolution and phylogenetics

CANCELLED

2 Module 1-2 T, Th 10:40-12:00 CGRC 236 L. Brocchieri
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSB) 1 Module 2 T,Th  9:30-10:25 TBA J Bungert & A Lewin
GMS 6290 Genetics/Genomics Seminar 1 Semester 1-3 F 10:40-11:30 CG 133 J Bungert & C Mulligan
GMS 6506 Biologic Drug Development  (24 students only) 1 Module 3 T,F  4:00-5:30 LG 110A R Snyder
GMS 7191 Research Conference 1 Semester 1-3 T 4:00 CG Auditorium H Baker
PCB 5065 Advanced Genetics 4 Semester 1-3  M,T,W,Th  11:45-12:35  TBA C Chase
 GMS 6153  Advanced Bacterial Genetics

CANCELLED

 1 Module  3 S Jin
GMS 6169 Antimicrobial Strategies

CANCELLED

1 Module 2 H Schweizer
GMS 6014 Applications of Bioinformatics to Genetics                  (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY) 1 Semester 1-3 TBA TBA TBA L Zhou

 Immunology & Microbiology Advanced Program (MSI)

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Graduate Coordinator: Kris Minkoff, R2-220, 273-6380, kminkoff@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module  Day(s)  Time  Room Course
Director(s)
GMS 6038 Bacterial Genetics & Physiology (with MSG) 1 Module 1 M,W,F 9:30-10:25 R2-265 P Gulig
GMS 6193 Oral Biology Research Conference 1 Seminar 1-3 J Brady
GMS 6921 Immunology/Microbiology Journal Colloquy 1 Journal
Club
1-3 Th 12:00 C1-7 L Chang
GMS 6198 Bacterial Pathogenesis Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 12:00-1:00 R2-265 L Kesavalu
GMS 6234 Molecular Evolution & Phylogenetics  (SPRING ONLY)
1 Journal Club  3 N/A  N/A N/A M Salemi
 GMS 6040 Host-Pathogen Interaction  (FALL SEMESTER-EVEN YEARS)
 1  Module N/A  N/A  N/A J Brady
GMS 5905 Cells of the Innate Immune  (EVEN YEARS ONLY) 1 Module 1 N/A N/A  N/A M Wallet
GMS 5905 Big Data For the Biologist   (ODD YEARS ONLY) 3 Module 3 T,W,Th 3:00-3:50 CG 133 L McIntyre
VME 6505 Autoimmunity    (FALL OF ODD YEARS)
Prereq: GMS 6140
1 Module 3  M,W,F  10:40-11:30 J580 A Peck
GMS 6383 Current Topics in Immunotherapy    (FALL OF ODD YEARS) 1 Module 2 M,W,F 10:40-11:30  J580 T Brusko
VME 6934  Mucosal Immunology   (FALL OF ODD YEARS)  1  Module 1 M,W,F  10:40-11:30 VAB V3-170 M Mohamadzadeh
GMS 7194  Biotechnology Seminar  1  Seminar  1       L Wu
GMS 6232 Adv. Applications of Bioinformatics in Genetics 1 Module 1 T,Th  10:30-12:00 CG 291 L Zhou
 GMS 6153  Advanced Bacterial Genetics  2 Module 2 M,W,F 9:30-10:25 R2-265 S Jin

 Molecular Cell Biology Advanced Program (MSM)

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Graduate Coordinator: Thomas Franklin, B1-3, 273-8473, tomfranklin@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module   Day(s)  Time Room Course
Director(s)
 GMS 6061  The Nucleus 1  Module 3  T,Th  2:00-3:30 CG 351/391 A Ishov
GMS 6417 Integrative Aging Physiology 3 Module 1-3 M,W 1:00-2:30 DG-41 S Someya
GMS 6622 Mitochondrial Biology in Aging and Disease 

CANCELLED

J Kim & C Leeuwenburgh
GMS 6692 MCB Data Club  (Section 017G)  (required for all MCB students) 1 Semester 1-3  W 11:00-12:00 JG-32 Y. Qiu
GMS 6647 Transcriptional Control of Growth & Proliferation 1 Module 2  T,Th 2:00-3:30 DG-41 D Liao & Y. Qiu
GMS 6690 Molecular Cell Biology Journal Club 1 Journal Club

1-3

T 11:00-12:00 CGRC 336 E Vitriol
GMS 6635 Organization of Cells & Tissues
(instructor permission required)
3 Module 1-3 F  2:00-4:00  CG-49 J Aris  & W Dunn
 GMS 6691  Cancer Biology Journal Club  1 Module  1-3 T 12:15-1:30 CGRC 336 M Zajac-Kaye

 Neuroscience Advanced Program (MSN)

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Graduate Coordinator: Sarah Tyson, L1-100, 627-9205, tysons089@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Day(s) Time Room Course
Director(s)
GMS 6007

 Fundamentals of Neuroscience

2 Advanced Module 1-3 Web Course
GMS 6021

 Principles of Neuroscience I: Organization & Development of the Nervous System

2 Advanced Module  1-3 Web Course
GMS 6024

 Principles of Neuroscience IV: Neural Integration & Control  (Requires Permission Prereq: GMS 6705)

2 Advanced Module 1  M,W,F  9:00-11:00 L1-101
GMS 6029 Brain Journal Club: Neurodegenerative Research: From Bench-to-Bedside 1 Journal Club 1-3  T 4:30-5:30 J480 S. Dore
GMS 6029
Brain Journal Club: Membrane Protein Trafficking
(Requires Permission)
1 Journal Club 1-3  M  12:00-1:00  L1-101
GMS 6029
Brain Journal Club: Neurobiology of Psychiatric Disorders
(Minimum 3 Students Required)
1 Journal Club 1-3  TH 9:00-10:00 L1-101
GMS 6029
Journal/Data Club at Whitney Lab
1 Journal Club 1-3 M
   

P Linser

GMS 6709
Current Topics in Vision
1 Advanced Module 1 T,Th 1:00-3:00 L1-101
GMS 6750 Molecular Pathobiology of Neural Disease
(Requires a minimum of 3 students)
1 Advanced Module 3  M,W  3:00-4:30 TBA  J Streit & B Giasson
GMS 6792 Neuroscience Graduate Research Seminar 1 Semester 1-3  W  11:00-12:00 C1-7  H Nick
GMS 7794 Neuroscience Department Seminar 1 Seminar 1-3  TH  9:00-10:15  LG-101 H Khoshbouei & L Notterpek
GMS 6029
Brain Journal Club: Animal Models & Pathology of Neurological Disease   (requires permission)
1 Journal Club 1-3  TH  4:00-5:00  R4-133 Y. Li

 Physiology & Pharmacology Advanced Program (MSP)

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Graduate Coordinators: Katie McIntyre, R5-234, 294-5353, kathleenmcintyre@ufl.edu; Debbie Otero, R5-234, 294-5353, debbieo@ufl.edu; Robyn Edwards, M-552, 294-5064, redwards@ufl.edu

Course No. Course Title Credits Course
Type
Module Day(s) Time Room Course
Director(s)
GMS 6417 Integrative Aging Physiology  3 Semester  1-3 M,W 1:00-2:30 DG-41 S Someya
GMS 6495 Seminar in Physiology 1 Seminar 1-3 M 4:00-5:00 R5-265 C Wood
GMS 6590 Seminar in Pharmacology 1 Seminar 1-3 C Wood
GMS 7593 Special Topics in Pharmacology & Toxicology 3 Semester       S Baker
GMS 6491 Journal Club in Physiology 1 Journal Club 1-3  M 3:00-4:00 R5-265 C Wood
GMS 6052 Ion Channels (with MSN)
(Requires minimum of 4 students)  (Requires permission of instructor)
1 Module 2 R Papke
GMS 6051 Advanced Signal Transduction (with MSN)
 
1 Module 3 J Harrison
GMS 7593 Neurobiology of Aging
 
2 Semester 1-3 P Scarpace
 GMS 6053  Cancer Biology & Therapeutics  1  Module  T Rowe & D Siemann

 

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