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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Foundational & Interdisciplinary Courses

Master
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Term 1 (August-September)

Content

Responsible Conduct of Research - Year 1 - Responsible conduct of research for first-year students (1 term hr P/F)
Foundations A: Molecules to Systems – Foundational and comprehensive knowledge in several critical areas of biology (6 term hrs; spans terms 1 & 2)
Foundations B: Biostatistics – Introduction to biostatistical principles and technologies useful to laboratory scientists interested in basic and translational research (4 term hrs; spans terms 1 & 2)
Strategies for Success in Graduate School - Preparation to become scientific and professional leaders by developing skills for a successful gradate career (1 term hr P/F)
Orientation to Clinical Translational Research - Bioethical conduct, practical aspects, and regulatory considerations of clinical and translational research (2 term hr)
Effective Project Design & Management - Developing skills in designing and executing thesis research (1 term hr P/F)

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Term 2 (October-December)

Content

Responsible Conduct of Research - Year 2 - Responsible conduct of research for second-year students (1 term hr P/F)
Powerful Presentations – Development of scientific communication skills to effectively convey ideas to experts and nonexperts (1 term hr P/F)

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Term 3 (January - February)

Content

Responsible Conduct of Research - Year 3 - Responsible conduct of research for third-year students (1 term hr P/F)
Responsible Conduct of Research - Year 4 - Responsible conduct of research for fourth-year students (1 term hr P/F)
Scientific Writing - Principles of effective scientific writing (1 term hr P/F)
Fundamentals of Epidemiology - basic principles and methods of epidemiology (2 term hr)
Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacogenetics - strategies to avoid serious systemic toxicities from chemotherapy and radiotherapy (2 term hr)

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Term 4 (March-April)

Content

Leadership Skills – Training in the importance of leadership skills for training and future career development (1 term hr P/F)
Intellectual Property - Intellectual Property in the academic environment (1 term hr P/F)