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DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY

 
 

Graduate Programs

  MS

  Ph.D.

    Anatomy

     Evol. Biology

       Coursework

       Requirements

       Sample Schedule

  MD/MS

  MD/Ph.D.

  Steuer Award 

Advancement to Candidacy

Requirements for admission to Ph.D. Candidacy include:

        Completion of all core and elective courses and being in good academic standing

        Successful completion of IBMS 500 (Being a Professional Scientist)

        Participation in the Anatomy Seminar series

        Successful completion of 3 Research Rotations (ANAT 400)

        Successful completion of the written and oral defense of Candidacy Examination

        Selection of the Research Advisor


Candidacy Examination

In the summer following the second year of residency, a student in the Evolutionary Biology Track will sit for a written comprehensive examination that will include core evolutionary biology principles and reflect the student’s coursework and research area.  The student will have an oral defense of the written exam in front of the Candidacy Examination Committee.  This committee shall consist of five faculty members and includes at least one member of the Graduate Research Executive Council.  The oral defense will take place within one week after completion of the written exam.

 

 
 
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