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Molecular and Cellular Biology

Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS)

Ph.D. On Campus
60 months
Duration
25000 USD/year
25000 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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Apply date
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About

The Phd degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) is a research-intensive, interdisciplinary program that prepares students for successful careers as independent investigators.

Overview

Students in the Molecular and Cellular Biology programme from Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) receive in-depth training in the latest techniques across fields and disease areas, including epigenetics, genetics, cancer, neuroscience, metabolism, immunology, structural biology, bone biology and more.

Key Features 

  • The Graduate School uses an innovative, problem-based learning approach that trains students to conduct high-caliber, rigorous science and to translate basic biological findings into clinical applications, blending discovery with invention and insight with application. 
  • Students also undergo extensive professional development in areas such as leadership, ethics, responsible and effective conduct of research, public speaking, and grant and technical writing.
  • By the end of their time at the Graduate School, students are prepared to tackle science’s most pressing questions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Perspectives in Molecular Biology 
  • Trenslational Research 
  • Responsible and Effective Conduct Of Research 
  • Journal Club 
  • Research in progress (RIP) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

To ensure full consideration for fall admission, applications should be received by December 1 

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (B.A. or B.S.) degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university prior to enrollment 
  • Research experience 
  • Overall academic excellence
  • TOEFL score
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty members 
  • High competence in skills important to a career in scientific research
  • A deep passion for understanding the mysteries of life and disease as well as a commitment to the improvement of health.
  • Good character

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    25000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.

Funding

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