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Critical Dates:

Module 1 = Mon., Aug. 25 – Mon., Sep. 29, 2014

Module 2 = Tue., Sep. 30 – Mon., Nov. 3, 2014

Module 3 = Tue., Nov. 4 – Wed., Dec. 10, 2014

Module 1-3= all semester

Faculty Presentations: August 25-29 (11:00 – 4:00)

Rotation 1: Mon., Sep. 8 – Fri., Oct. 17 (presentations Oct. 13-17)

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology:

Genetics:

Immunology & Microbiology:

Molecular Cell Biology:

Neuroscience:

Physiology & Pharmacology:

Rotation 2: Mon., Oct. 20 – Fri., Dec.5 (presentations Dec. 1-5)

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology:

Genetics:

Immunology & Microbiology:

Molecular Cell Biology:

Neuroscience:

Physiology & Pharmacology:

Fall 2014 University Holidays:

Monday, Sep. 1, Labor Day

Friday, Oct 17, UF Homecoming

Tuesday, Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 26-28, Thanksgiving

Exam Reading Days: Dec. 11-12

Final Exam Week: Dec. 13, 15-19

*CANCELED*Brain Journal Club: Membrane Protein Trafficking(requires permission)

Core Courses
Contacts: Brett Looney, M130, 273-8602, blooney@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days / Time / Room CourseDirector(s)
GMS 6001 Fundamentals of Biomedical Science I 5 Semester 1-3 see syllabus for details

J Resnick

GMS 6003 Essentials of Graduate Research & Professional Development 1 Semester 1-3 Thursdays, 4:00 W McCormack
GMS 6090 Rotation 1 1 Semester 1-3

TBA

GMS 6090 Rotation 2 1 Semester 1-3

TBA

GMS 6090 Journal Club 1 Semester 1-3 (depends on journal club) TBA
Electives
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days / Time / Room CourseDirector(s)
GMS 7001 Fundamentals of Biomedical Science Education 2 Semester 1-3 M,W 1:00-2:00M-HPNP-1101W-HPNP-105 W McCormack

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Advanced Program (MSB)

Graduate Secretary: Elise Feagle, R3-234, 392-6896, slide99@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days Time Room CourseDirector(s)
BCH 6207 Advanced Metabolism: Role of Membranes in Signal Transduction & Metabolic Control 1 Module 1 MWF 8:30-9:20 R3-265 S Frost
BCH 6208 Advanced Metabolism: Regulation of Key Reactions in Carbohydrate & Lipid Metabolism 1 Module 2 MWF 8:30-9:20 R3-265 S Frost
BCH 6209 Advanced Metabolism: Regulation of Key Reactions in Amino Acid and Nucleic Metabolism 1 Module 3 MWF 8:30-9:20 R3-265 S Frost
BCH 6206 Advanced Metabolism(same as BCH 6207+6208+6209 above) 3 Semester 1-3 MWF 8:30-9:20 R3-265 S Frost
BCH 6741C Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy in vivo
2-3
Semester 1-33 (lab) T Th(lab) Th 10:40-11:3010:40-1:40 R3-265LG-123C T Mareci
BCH 6744 Molecular Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography 1 Module 1 MWF 4:05-4:55 CG-74 R McKenna
BCH 6744L Molecular Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography - Laboratory 1 Module 1 Th 10:40-1:30 LG-171 M Agbandje-McKenna
BCH 6745 Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy 1 Module 2 MWF 10:40-11:30 R3-265 A Edison
BCH 6745L Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy – Laboratory 1 Module 2 Th 10:40-1:40 LG-123 A Edison
BCH 6875 Crystallography Journal Club 1 JournalClub 1-3 M 3:00-3:50 R3-265 R McKenna
BCH 6878 Recent Advances in Cytoskeletal Processes 1 JournalClub 1-3 Th 9:35-10:25 R3-265 D Purich
BCH 6936 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Journal Club 1 JournalClub 1-3 T 11:45-12:35 R3-265 K Brown
GMS 6195 Epigenetics Journal Club(with MSG) 1 JournalClub 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 CG 351A T Yang & M Kladde
BCH 6040
Research Discussion in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
1
Semester
1-3
W
4:00-5:00
R3-265
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSG) 1 Module 2 TTh 9:35-11:30 TBA J Bungert & A Lewin
BCH 7412 Epigenetics of Human Disease and Development 1 Module 3 T Th 1:55-3:50 CG-74 Jianrong Lu
BCH 5413  Eukaryotic Molecular Biology and Genetics 3 Semester 1-3 MWF 1:55-2:45 T. Yang

Genetics Advanced Program (MSG)

Graduate Secretary: Kris Minkoff, R2-220, 273-6380, kminkoff@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days Time Room CourseDirector(s)
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSB) 1 Module 2 TTh 9:35-11:30 CG-74 J Bungert & A Lewin
GMS 6014 Applications of Bioinformatics (Moved to spring 2015) 1 Module 3 MWF 11:45-12:35 CGRC 133/291 L Zhou
GMS 6038 Bacterial Genetics & Physiology (with MSI) 1 Module 1 MWF 9:35-10:25 R2-265 P Gulig
GMS 6153 Advanced Bacterial Genetics 1 Module 2 TTh 1:30-3:00 R2-265 S. Jin
GMS 6195 Epigenetics Journal Club(with MSB) (S/U) 1 JournalClub 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 CG 351A M. Kladde
GMS 6221 Ethics in Genetics 1 Modules 1-3 Th 1:55-2:45 N1-07 W Allen
GMS 6233 Quantitative models of protein evolution and phylogenetics 2 Modules 1-2 TTh 10:00-11:4010:40-12:00 CGRC 236 L. Brocchieri
GMS 6290 Genetics/Genomics Seminar 1 Semester 1-3 F 9:35-10:25 CGR 133 B Harfe
GMS 6506 Biologic Drug DevelopmentCourse Outline(24 students only) 1 Module 3 M/F 4:00-5:30 MBI 110A R Snyder
GMS 6920 Genetics Journal Colloquy (S/U) 1 JournalClub 1-3 W 4:00-5:00 CGRC 451 M. Wallace; L Zhou
GMS 7191 Research Conference 1 Semester 1-3 T 4:00-5:00 LG-101 H Baker
PCB 5065 Advanced Genetics 4 Semester 1-3 MTWTh 11:45-12:35 2318 Fifield C Chase
GMS 6232 Advanced App. Bioinformatics 1 Module 1 TTh 10:30-12:00 CGRC 291 L Zhou

Immunology & Microbiology Advanced Program (MSI)

Graduate Secretary: Kris Minkoff, R2-220, 273-6380, kminkoff@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days Time Room CourseDirector(s)
GMS 6038 Bacterial Genetics & Physiology (with MSG) 1 Module 1 MWF 9:35-10:25 R2-265 P Gulig
GMS 6234 (Offered Fall 2015) Introduction to phylodynamics: a practical approach to molecular phylogenetics of pathogens 1 Module 2 MTTh 10:00-12:30 TBA M. Salemi
GMS 6193 Oral Biology Research Conference 1 Seminar 1-3 M 11:45-12:45 C1-7 J Brady
GMS 6040 Host-Pathogen Interaction 1 Module 2 TTh 9:30-11:00  D5-10 J Brady
GMS 6191 HIV Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 F 12:00-2:00 CGR 291 M Goodenow
GMS 6198 Bacterial Pathogens Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 12:00-1:00 R2-265 Lakshmmya
GMS 6251 Molecular Therapy I 1 Module 1 MWF 1:00-2:00 CG 236 Zolotukhin
GMS 6252 Molecular Therapy II 1 Module 2 MWF 1:00-2:00 CG 236 Srivastrava
GMS 6253 Molecular Therapy III 1 Module 3 MWF 1:00-2:00 CG 236  Herzog
GMS 5905 Cells of the Innate Immune System 1 Module 1 TTh 10:00-11:30  D6-10 M Wallet
GMS 6337 B Cell Development in Health and Disease 1 Module 3 MWF 10:40-11:30 Morel
GMS 6382 Advanced Topics Immune 1 Module 2 MWF 10:40-11:30 Salek-Ardakani
GMS 6921 Immunology/Microbiology Journal Colloquy 1 JournalClub 1-3 Th 12:00-1:00 R2-265 L Chang
GMS 6198 Bacterial Pathogenesis Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 12:00-1:00 R2-265 L Kesavalu
GMS 6383 (ODD YEARS ONLY) Current Topics in Immunotherapy 1 Module 2 MWF 10:40-11:30 D6-10 T Brusko
VME 6505 (ODD YEARS ONLY) Autoimmunity Prereq: GMS 6140 1 Module 3 MWF 10:40-11:30 D6-10 A Peck
VME 6934 (ODD YEARS ONLY) Mucosal Immunology 1 Module 1 TWF 10:40-11:30 V3-170
GMS 7194 Biotechnology Seminar 1 Seminar 1 L. Wu

Molecular Cell Biology Advanced Program (MSM)

Graduate Secretary: Kimberly Hodges, B1-03, 273-8473, kahodges@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days Time Room CourseDirector(s)
GMS 6692 ACB Data Club (required for all MCB students) 1 Semester 1-3 Every 2nd Wed 11:00-12:00 Y. Qiu
GMS 6647 Transcriptional and Translational Control of Cell Growth and Proliferation 1 Module 2 T, Th 2:00-3:30 DG-41 D Liao & Y. Qiu
GMS 6635 Organization of Cells and Tissues 3 Semester 1-3 See syllabus See syllabus TBA
GMS 6690 Molecular Cell Biology Journal Club 1 Journal Club 1-3 T 9:00-10:00 B2-028 Y. Daaka
GMS 6417 Integrative Aging Physiology 3 Semester 1-3 TTh 3:00-4:30 G-111 S Someya
GMS 6622 Mitochondrial Biology in Aging and DisSpecial Topics Cell Biologyease 2 Semester 1-3 Th 3:00-5:00 R2-265 J. Kim & C. Leeuwenburgh
GMS 6691 Cancer Biology and Molecular Therapeutics Literature 1 Semester 1-3 M 9:30-10:30 CGRB- 491 M. Zajac-Kaye

Neuroscience Advanced Program (MSN)

Graduate Secretary: Sarah Tyson, L1-100, (352) 627-9205, tysons089@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days Time Room CourseDirector(s)
GMS 6024 Principles of Neuroscience IV: Neural Integration & Control (requires permission Prereq: GMS 6705) 2 Advanced Module 3 MWF 9:00-11:00 L1-101 P. Reier & B. Giasson
GMS 6029- 15FA Brain Journal Club: Animal Models and Pathology of Neurological Disease 1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 4:00-5:00 R4-133
Y. Li
GMS 6029- 1125 Brain Journal Club: Membrane Protein Trafficking(requires permission) 1 Journal Club 1-3 M 12:00-1:00 L1-101
GMS 6029- 123E Journal/Data Club at Whitney Lab 1 Journal Club 1-3 TBA TBA Whitney Lab
GMS 6029- 13AD Brain Journal Club: Neurodegenerative Research: From Bench-to-Bedside 1 Journal Club 1-3 T 4:30-5:30 J480 S. Dore
GMS 6029- 8694 Brain Journal Club: Scientific Manuscripts and Proposals (Requires permission of instructor; 3-8 students required) Journal Club 1-3 T 9:30-10:30 L1-101
GMS 6029 Brain Journal Club: Neurobiology of Psychiatric Disorders (minimum of 3 registered students required) 1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 10:00-11:00 L1-101 D. Morgan & B. Setlow
GMS 6750 Molecular Pathobiology of Neural Disease(requires a minimum of 3 students) 1 Advanced Module 2 M W 3:00-4:30 L1-101
GMS 6791 Visual Neuroscience Journal Club(minimum of 4 students required)(Meets bi-weekly) 1 Journal Club 1-3 T 11:30-12:30 L1-101 S. Boye
GMS 6792 Neuroscience Graduate Research Seminar 1 Semester 1-3 W 11:00-12:00 C1-7 J. Lewis
GMS 6007 Fundamentals of Neuroscience 2 Advanced Module  1-3 Online S. Semple-Rowland
GMS 7794 Neuroscience Department Seminar 1 Seminar 1-3 Th 12:00- 1:00 LG-101 H. Khoshbouei & T. Golde

Physiology & Pharmacology Advanced Program (MSP)

Graduate Secretaries: (Pharmacology) Katie McIntyre, R5-234, 294-5355, kathleenmcintyre@ufl.edu
(Physiology) Robyn Edwards, M-556, 294-5064, redwards@ufl.edu
Course No. Course Title Credits CourseType Module Days Time Room CourseDirector(s)
GMS 6410 Physiology of Circulation of Blood(offered on even numbered years) 2 Module 2-3 M 2:00-4:00 M-559 P Sayeski
GMS 6495 Seminar in Physiology 1 Seminar 1-3 M 4:00-5:00 R5-265 J Delp
GMS 6590 Seminar in Pharmacology 1 Seminar 1-3 T 4:00-5:00 R5-265 J Harrison
GMS 6051 Advanced Signal Transduction 1 Module 3 M, W 2:00-4:00 R5-231
GMS 6491 Journal Club in Physiology 1 Journal Club 1-3 W 11:00-1:00 M-559 J Delp
GMS 6592
Ion Channels Journal Club: Pharmacology, Biophysics & Excitable Membranes  (Requires permission of instructor)
1 Journal Club 1-3 T 1:00-3:00 R5-231 R Papke
GMS 6052 Ion Channels(offered in odd-numbered years) (Requires minimum of 4 students. Requires permission of instructor) 1 Module 2 T 10:30-12:00 R5-231 R Papke
GMS 6053 Cancer Biology & Therapeutics 1 Module 2 T,TH 9:00-11:00 R5-231 T. Rowe D. Siemann