Listed below are graduate courses that should satisfy the 3-elective requirement for Ph.D. students (+ some select undergraduate courses on the right). Not all courses are taught in a given year.

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(semester given, times and places)

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edule for first two years)



Anatomy G5101   Cell Biology of Tissues and Organs   Chem. C3079-80 Physical Chemistry (Thermo in Fall sem.)
Anatomy G8010   Introduction to Endocrinology Fall  Chem. BC 3252y (Barnard)  Phys. Chem.: Intro to Thermo and Kinetics (Spring semester)
Biochemistry G4250   Molecular Biophysics      
        Statistics W1001x or y  Introduction to statistical reasoning
Biochemistry G6020   Advanced Biochemistry   Statistics W1111x or y

Introduction to statistics, A

Biochemistry G6045   Membrane receptors and transport proteins.   Statistics W1211x or y
Introduction to statistics, B
Biochemistry G6270   NMR spectroscopy of macromolecules   Public Health P6103
Introduction to biostatistics
Biochemistry G6275   Diffraction Analysis of Macromolecules      
Biochemistry G6310   Molecular Biology of the Visual System      
Biology G4001/G9002   Introduction to Neural Development      
Biology W4004/3004   Cellular neurobiology      
Biology W4005/3005   Systems neurobiology      
Biology G4008x   Advanced Seminar in Neurobiology      
Biology G4008y   Advanced Seminar in Neurobiology      
Biology G4011   Neural Systems: Circuits in the Brain      
Biology G4048   Genetic Approaches to Cell and Develomental Biology      
Biology G4054   Mammalian Cell Genetics      
Biology G4600   Signal transduction      
Biology W4799   Readings in the molecular biology of cancer      
Biology G9007   Special topics in neurobiology      
Biology W4065   Molecular Biology of Disease      
Biology G4158   Cell Cycle Regulation and Carcinogenesis       
Biology-Chemistry G4170   Biophysical Chemistry      
Cell Biology G4010   Responsible conduct of research and related issues      
Cell Biology G4150   Prokaryotic Molecualr Biology      
Cell Biology G4150   Microbial molecular genetics      
Cell Biology G4250   Molecular biophysics      
Cell Biology G4350   Cellular membranes and organelles.      
Chemistry G4172   Bio-Organic Topics      
Computer Science W4995   Computational Genomics      
Electrical Engineering E4060   Intro to Genomic Information Science and Technology       
Genetics and Devt. G4005   Introduction to Mathematical Genetics      
Genetics and Devt. G6211   Genetic Approaches to Biological Problems      
Genetics and Devt. G4005   Introduction to mathematical genetics.       
Genetics and Devt. G4027   Principles of developmental biology      
Genetics and Devt. G4050   Advanced Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics      
Genetics and Devt. G6210-11   Genetic approaches to biological problems      
Microbiology G4020   Introduction to Immunology      
Microbiology G6050   Advanced Microbiology      
Neurobiology & Behavior G9010   Neural Bases of Behaviors:  Neuroethological Approaches      
Physiology G4007   Molecular mechanisms in synaptic transmission      

Typical Program for the first 2 years:  

Typical Program for the first 2 years 
First year
Biol. G6001:
Grad, Biol. Core I: Genetics, Biochemistry, Molec. Biol., Structural Biochemistry
Biol. G6002:
Grad Biol. Core II: Cell Bio., Neurobiol., Dev. Bio.
Elective 1 of 3 Elective 2 of 3  
Biol. G9301:
Pre-research seminar
Biol. G9302: Conduct iof Science Workshop    
Lab Rotation #1 
Lab Rotation #2 
Lab Rotation #3 
Second year
Elective 3 of 3 Qualifying Exam (thesis proposal)   
Teaching Teaching    
Research Research   Research