Biochemistry students accepted into the graduate program are admitted primarily to pursue a Ph.D. A number of interdisciplinary research and training programs are also available under the Biochemistry Ph.D. program including, Biological Chemistry Program, Biological Physics Program, Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Biological Physics Program, Applied Math, and the IGERT Program in Comparative Genomics and others.
The Biochemistry program at University of Arizona is primarily a research degree. The number and selection of courses is tailored to the individual student's needs and interests according to the guidelines available from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. A dissertation based upon original laboratory research is required. All students must pass a series of written examinations, a comprehensive examination and a final oral defense examination.
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- Protein & Enzymes
- Nucleic Acids, Metab & Signal
- Group Meeting
- Journal Club
- Professional Development
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- 60 months
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- Apply before , International
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DisciplinesBiology Biochemistry Genetics View 86 other PhDs in Genetics in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Three letters of recommendation. One of the letters must come from your research advisor. These letters should be submitted by your referees using the online system.
- Transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended or are currently attending. Transcripts should be uploaded in your online application.
- A brief Statement of Purpose, describing your past research experiences, goals, teaching experience and why you want to attend The University of Arizona.
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International33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
National33600 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
In-State13400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.