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Critical Dates 2016

  • Module 1 =  Mon., Aug. 22 – Mon., Sep. 26, 2016
  • Module 2 =  Tue., Sep. 27 – Mon., Oct. 31, 2016
  • Module 3 =  Tue., Nov. 1 – Wed., Dec. 7, 2016
  • Module 1-3=  all semester

Rotation 1  Mon., Aug. 29 – Fri., Oct. 14

Presentations: 10/10-10/14/16

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

Rotation 2  Mon., Oct. 17 – Tue., Dec. 16

Presentations: 12/12-12/16/16

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

Fall 2016 University Holidays

  • Monday, Sep. 5, Labor Day
  • Friday, Oct. 14, UF Homecoming
  • Wednesday, Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day
  • Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 23-25, Thanksgiving

Exam Reading Days: Dec. 8-9

Final Exam Week: Dec. 10, 12-16

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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
GMS 6622 Mitochondrial Biology in Aging & Disease 2 Semester 1-3 Th 3:00-5:00 ARB R2-265 J Kim & C Leeuwenburgh

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 1 Module 2 T,Th 9:35-11:30 CGRC 351 J Bungert & S Huang
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)  (ODD YEARS ONLY) 1 Module 3 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  (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 11:45-1:00 CGRC 336 M Zajac-Kaye
GMS 6934 Cancer Biology Data Discussion 1 Module 1-3  W 4:00-5:00 CGRC 391 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  

(FALL ODD YEARS ONLY)

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

(FALL ODD YEARS ONLY)

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 3 Module 1-3 M,W,Th,F 3:00-3:50 CG 133 L McIntyre
GMS 6038 Bacterial Genetics & Physiology (with MSI)  HYBRID 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  (FALL ODD YEARS ONLY) 1 Module 1 T,Th 10:30-12:00 CG 291 L Zhou
BCH 7410 Advanced Gene Regulation (with MSB)  (FALL ONLY) 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 M Swanson & D Soltis
GMS 6506 Biologic Drug Development  (24 students only) 1 Module 3 T,F  4:00-5:30 LG 110A H Baker
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 2318 Fifield Hall C Chase
 GMS 6108  Advanced Bacterial Genetics  3 Module 1-3 M,W,F 9:00-10:30 R2-265 S Jin
GMS 6169 Antimicrobial Strategies 1 Module 3  M,W,F  9:30-10:30  R2-265 H Schweizer
GMS 6014 Applications of Bioinformatics to Genetics                  (SPRING SEMESTER ONLY) 1 Semester 1-3 TBA TBA TBA L Zhou
GMS 5909 Finding Biomedical Research Information and Communicating Science 1 Module 1 T, Th 2:00-3:30 C2-3 M Tennant
GMS 6153  Advanced  Bacterial Genetics 1 Module 2 M,W,F 9:30-10:30 R2-265  S Jin
GMS 6221 Ethics in Genetics 1 Module 1-3 Th 1:55-2:45 HME 128 W Allen & M Wayne
GMS 6251 Mole Therapy I  1 Module 1 M,W,F 1:00-2:00 CGRC 436 Zolotukhin
GMS 6252 Mole Therapy II  1 Module 2 M,W,F 1:00-2:00 CGRC 436 Srivastava
GMS 6253 Mole Therapy III  1 Module 3 M,W,F 1:00-2:00 CGRC 436 Herzog
GMS 6034 Advanced Virology (with MSI)    Spring Only 1 Module 1 M,W,F 9:30-10:30 R5-265 R Renne
GMS 6035 Advanced Virology II, RNA Viruses (with MSI)   Spring Only 1 Module 2 M,W,F 9:30-10:30 R5-265 R Renne
GMS 6036 Advanced Virology III, DNA Viruses (with MSI)   Spring Only 1 Module 3 M,W,F 9:30-10:30 R5-265 R Renne

 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)  HYBRID  (Prerq. of 6121 or Instructor Consent)
1 Module 1 M,W,F 9:30-10:25 R2-265 P Gulig
GMS 6193 Oral Biology Research Conference 1 Seminar 1-3 M 11:45-12:45  C1-3 J Brady
GMS 6921 Immunology/Microbiology Journal Colloquy 1 Journal
Club
1-3 Th 12:00 C1-7 G Diamond
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 3 T,Th 9:00-10:30 DG-41 J Brady
GMS 6143 Cells of the Innate Immune  (EVEN YEARS ONLY) 1 Module 1 M,W,F 10:30-11:30 J580 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 6337 B Cell Development in Health & Disease  (EVEN YEARS ONLY)  1 Module 3 M,W,F 10:30-11:40 J580 L Morel
GMS 6382 Current Topics in T Cell Memory  (EVEN YEARS ONLY)  1  Module 2 M,W,F 10:30-11:40 J580 S Salek-Ardakani
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  Hybrid  1-3       L Wu
GMS 6232 Adv. Applications of Bioinformatics in Genetics  (FALL ONLY) 1 Module 1 T,Th  10:30-12:00 CG 291 L Zhou
 GMS 6108  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   (ODD YEARS ONLY) 1  Module 3 A Ishov
GMS 6417 Integrative Aging Physiology 3 Module 1-3 M,W 1:00-2:30 DG-41 S Someya
GMS 6692 MCB Data Club  (Section 017G)  (required for all MCB students) 1 Module 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  (Required for all MCB Students) 1 Journal Club

1-3

T 1:00-2:00 R2-265 E Vitriol
GMS 6635 Organization of Cells & Tissues 3 Module 1-3 Online, lab on Fri 1:00-3:00  DG-41 J Aris  & W Dunn

 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: Neuroinflammation

1 Journal Club 1-3 T 10:00-11:00 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  T 9:00-10:00 L1-101
GMS 6029
Journal/Data Club at Whitney Lab
1 Journal Club 1-3 TBA
 TBA  TBA

P Linser

GMS 6029
Brain Journal Club: Animal Models and Pathology of Neurological Disease
1 Journal Club 1-3 Th 4:00-5:00pm R4-133
GMS 6750 Molecular Pathobiology of Neural Disease
NOT OFFERED FALL 2016
1 Advanced Module 2  J StreitB 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  9:00-10:00  LG-101 H Khoshbouei & L Notterpek
GMS 7979 Advanced Research  (Pre-Candidacy) Var Research 1-3
GMS 7980 Doctoral Research Var Research 1-3
GMS 7795 Topics in Chemosensory Science Seminar 1 Seminar 1-3 F 1:00-2:00 L1-101 J McIntyre
GMS 7795 Nobel Prizewinners in Neuroscience 1 Advanced Module 1 Web Course N Rowland
GMS 7795 Psychobiology of Eating and Obesity 3 Advanced Module 1-3 Web Course N Rowland

 Physiology & Pharmacology Advanced Program (MSP)

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Graduate Coordinators: Ellen Esparolini, R5-234, 294-5350, eesparol@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 2 T 4:00-5:00 R5-265 J Harrison
GMS 7593 Special Topics in Pharmacology & Toxicology  NOT OFFERED FALL 2016
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 6051 Advanced Signal Transduction (with MSN) 1 Module 3 M,W M-2:30-4:30 W-2:00-4:00 R5-231 J Harrison
GMS 7593 Neurobiology of Aging  NOT OFFERED FALL 2016
 
2 Semester 1-3 P Scarpace
 GMS 6053 Cancer Biology & Therapeutics

CANCELLED FALL 2016

 1  Module 2  T,Th  8:30-10:30  R5-265  T Rowe & D Siemann
GMS 6070 Sensory Biology 3 Semester 1-3 T,W,Th 9:00-10:00 R5-231 S Munger
GMS 6592 Ion Channels Journal Club 1 Module 2 T 12:00-1:00 R5-231 R Papke
GMS 6847 Translational Research & Therapeutics: Bench, Bedside, Community, & Policy 3  T,Th  T-1:00-3:00 Th-1:00-2:00  R5-265 T Rowe

 

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