Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology
|Theme Director||Alecia Gross, Ph.D.|
|Theme Co-Director||John Parant, Ph.D.|
Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology (CMDB) is one of eight interdisciplinary PhD themes within Graduate Biomedical Sciences (GBS). Students select a theme upon application but have access to faculty and courses from across GBS, allowing for flexibility in both research and academics.
CMDB is designed to provide maximum flexibility that prepares students to launch into a career in the dynamic field of biomedical science. Our graduates have exciting careers in scientific research in both academic and industrial settings, scientific-related writing, business, law, forensics, administration, and education. Explore the many possible opportunities offered by CMDB at UAB and apply today!
Prospective students should visit the GBS Admissions page for information on admissions requirements, application deadlines, and how to apply.
All students accepted into GBS programs receive a competitive annual stipend and fully paid tuition and fees. Single coverage health insurance is also provided at no cost to the student. Please reference the GBS Financial Support page for further information.
|Lab Rotation 1|
|Lab Rotation 2|
|Lab Rotation 3|
|Core Concepts in Research: Critical Thinking & Error Analysis|
|Basic Biochemistry and Metabolism|
|Basic Genetics and Molecular Biology|
|Basic Biological Organization|
|Module Courses 1||8|
|Theme Required Courses||9|
|Methods and Scientific Logic|
|CMDB Seminar 2|
|GBS Required Courses||49|
|Principles of Scientific Integrity|
Grant-Writing/Scientific Communication 3
Journal Clubs 5
Three Advanced Courses 6
The faculty listing for the Cell, Molecular, and Development Biology theme is located here.
For further information, please reference the GBS website.