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Second Year and Beyond


Coursework:

 

CSDV 7000, Cells, Stem Cells, and Development: Advanced Topics Discussion
Optional elective course(s) may be taken

Research:

 

CSDV 7650, Research in CSD (1-5 units)*
*students must be enrolled in a minimum of 5 total units each Fall and Spring semester

Seminar:

 

Attend CDC Seminar

Journal Club:

 

Attend CSD Program Journal Club

Attend CSD Student Journal Club

October:

 

Attend CSD Retreat

At end of semester:

 

Choose members of Comprehensive Examination Committee

Two weeks before end of semester:

 

Register for spring:

  • Optional elective
  • CSDV 7650, Research in CSD (1-5 units)*
    *students must be enrolled in a minimum of 5 total units each Fall and Spring semester


For additional information, please consult the CSD Student Handbook.

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Research:

 

CSDV 7650, Research in CSD (1-5 units)*
*students must be enrolled in a minimum of 5 total units each Fall and Spring semester

Coursework:

 

Optional elective

Journal Club:

 

Attend CSD Program Journal Club

Attend CSD Student Journal Club (part of CSDV 7000)

Seminar:

 

Attend CDC Seminar

Towards beginning of semester:

 

Schedule date for comprehensive examination in summer and apply to Candidacy with Graduate School.

(Note: Students must have registered for and completed a minimum of 30 coursework/research credits at the time of comprehensive exam)

Two weeks before end of semester:

 

Register for Summer:​

    CSDV 8990, Doctoral Thesis (1 unit)

At least two weeks before comprehensive:

 

Give written comprehensive proposal to members of Comprehensive Examination Committee

 

Sometime in Summer semester:

 

Defend Comprehensive Examination (public seminar followed by closed door examination)

Two weeks before end of Summer:

 

Register for Fall of third year:

Note: The Graduate School requires at least 30 semester hours of course work (rotations and CSDV 7650, Reasearch in CSDV, count as course hours) and 30 semester hours of thesis research for the PhD.

Fall Semester:

Coursework:

 

CSDV 7000, Cells, Stem Cells, and Development: Advanced Topics Discussion

Research:

 

CSDV 8990, Doctoral Thesis (minimum of 5 units)

Seminar:

 

Attend CDC Seminar

Journal Club:

 

Attend CSD Program Journal Club

Attend CSD Student Journal Club

October:

 

Attend CSD Retreat

Two weeks before end of semester:

 

Register for Spring:

  • CSDV 8990, Doctoral Thesis (minimum of 5 credits)
  • Optional elective(s)

Spring Semester

Coursework:

 

Optional elective(2)

Research:

 

CSDV 8990, Doctoral Thesis (minimum of 5 units)

Seminar:

 

Attend CDC Seminar

Journal Club:

 

Attend CSD Program Journal Club

Attend CSD Student Journal Club (included with CSDV 7000)

Two weeks before end of semester:

 

Register for summer:

  • CSDV 8990, Doctoral Thesis (1 unit)

Summer Semester

Research:

 

CSDV 8990, Doctoral Thesis (1 Unit)

Two weeks before end of semester:

 

Register for Fall:

Once/Year:

 

Give public presentation during regular CDC seminar (arrange time with Kenton Owsley)

Once or Twice/Year:

 

Meet with thesis advisory committee. After the meeting, get thesis committee meeting evaluation form and give copies to GAC Chair and to Kenton Owsley