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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

Faculty Presentations: August 24-28 (11:00 – 4:00)

 

Rotation 1 (due 9/4): Tuesday, Sep. 8 – Fri., October 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): Mon., Oct. 19 – Fri., Dec.4 (presentations Nov. 30-Dec. 4)

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

 

 Core Courses

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 Fundamentals of Biomedical Science I 5 Semester 1-3 M-F  8:30-10:30  TBA

T Rowe

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 W McCormack

 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Advanced Program (MSB)

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       T Yang
BCH 6207 Advanced Metabolism: Role of Membranes in Signal Transduction & Metabolic Control 1 Module 1       S Frost
BCH 6208 Advanced Metabolism: Regulation of Key Reactions in Carbohydrate & Lipid Metabolism 1 Module 2       S Frost
BCH 6209 Advanced Metabolism: Regulation of Key Reactions in Amino Acid and Nucleic Metabolism 1 Module 3       S Frost
BCH 6206 Metabolic Control Analysis
(same as BCH 6207+6208+6209 above)
3 Semester 1-3       S Frost
BCH 6415  Advanced Molecular and Cell Biology  3  Semester         T Yang 
BCH 6740  Structural Biochemistry  Semester         D Purich 

BCH 6741C

Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy in vivo
2-3

Semester

1-3
3 (lab)
      T Mareci

BCH 6744

Molecular Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography

1

Module

1

      R McKenna

BCH 6744L

Molecular Structure Determination by X-ray Crystallography – Laboratory

1

Module

1

      M Agbandje-McKenna

BCH 6745

Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy

1

Module

2 J Long

BCH 6745L

Molecular Structure and Dynamics by NMR Spectroscopy – Laboratory

1

Module

2 J Long
BCH 6875 Crystallography Journal Club 1 Journal
Club
1-3       R McKenna
BCH 6878 Recent Advances in Cytoskeletal Processes 1 Journal
Club
1-3       D Purich
BCH 6936 Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Journal Club 1 Journal
Club
1-3       K Brown
GMS 6195 Epigenetics Journal Club
(with MSG)
1 Journal
Club
1-3       T Yang & M Kladde
BCH 6040 Research Discussion in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 1 Semester 1-3        L Bloom
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSG) 1 Module 2       J Bungert & A Lewin
BCH 7412 Epigenetics of Human Disease and Development 1 Module 3       J Lu

 Genetics Advanced Program (MSG)

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 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       M. Kladde
GMS 6233 Quantitative models of protein evolution and phylogenetics 2 Module 1-2 T, Th 10:40-12:00 TBA 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 Schedule (24 students only) 1 Module 2       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  1 Module  2  M,W,F 9:30-10:25 R2-265 S Jin

 Immunology & Microbiology Advanced Program (MSI)

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 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 6234 Molecular Evolution & Phylogenetics 1 Journal Club  3 M Salemi
 GMS 6040  Host-Pathogen Interaction  1  Module J Brady
VME 6505 Autoimmunity
Prereq: GMS 6140
1 Module 1 A Peck
GMS 6383 Current Topics in Immunotherapy 1 Module 2 M,W,F 10:40-11:30  J580 T Brusko
VME 6934   Mucosal Immunology  1  Module M Mohamadzadeh 
GMS 7194  Biotechnology Seminar  1  Seminar  1       L Wu
GMS 6232 Adv. App. Bio 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
 GMS 5905  Cells of the Innate Immune 1 Module 1 T,Th 10:00-11:30 D6-10 M Wallet

 Molecular Cell Biology Advanced Program (MSM)

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 6692 MCB Data Club (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 9:00-10:00  R5-265 Y Daaka
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 11:45-1:30 CGRC 336 M Zajac-Kaye 

 Neuroscience Advanced Program (MSN)

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
S Semple-Rowland & M Sarkisian
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      

TBA

 GMS 6082
 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
(Minimum of 4 Students Required)
 1  Module  3 T,TH 10:00-12:00 L1-101

M Febo

GMS 6750 Molecular Pathobiology of Neural Disease
(Requires a minimum of 3 students)
1 Advanced Module 3  M,W  3:00-4:30 TBA  D. Borchelt B Giasson
GMS 6792 Neuroscience Graduate Research Seminar 1 Semester 1-3       J. Lewis
GMS 7794 Neuroscience Department Seminar 1 Seminar 1-3  TH  9:00-10:15  LG-101 H Khoshbouei & T Golde
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)

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 6495 Seminar in Physiology 1 Seminar 1-3 P Sayeski
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 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

 

Last updated 5/28/15