Text Box:   TRAINING PROGRAM IN SIGNALING & CELLULAR REGULATION

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER

 

PROGRAM OUTLINE 

Year 1:  CORE coursework as required for each department, laboratory rotations, teaching assignments. 

 

Year 2:  Elective coursework, comprehensive exams, research.  Students take courses and participate in program-sponsored journal clubs, supergroup research meetings, seminar series, and yearly organizational meetings of the program.

 

Year 3 and beyond:  Research, remaining coursework, and continued participation in seminars, research meetings and journal clubs.  Annual research presentation and meeting with an advisory committee, as well as yearly organizational meetings of the program. 

 

Students typically choose to enter the Signaling and Cellular Regulation program at the end of their first year, based on interest in program area, program coursework and activities:

  Thesis work in laboratory of participating faculty

  CHEM 5801 (3 credits) and additional 3 credits in any advanced course

  Attendance at SCR Supergroup meetings (required), Bioinformatics Supergroups (recommended), and the SCR annual symposium (required)

  Attendance at Seminars in Signaling and Cellular Regulation

  Yearly research seminar presentation (SCR Supergroup, Bioinformatics Supergroup or MMB)

  Yearly meeting with advisory committee

 

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