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Curricular Requirements

Physiology and Biophysics (PhD)

Year 1 

Required

  • GIGP 500 IGPBS 1st Year Research Rotations (32 QH)
  • GIGP 501 Molecular and Cellular Biology I (5 QH)
  • GIGP 502 Molecular and Cellular Biology II (5 QH)
  • GIGP 503B, C, D & E Systems Lectures (4 QH)
  • GIGP 506 Systems Physiology (6 QH)
  • GIGP 507 Art of Scientific Presentation (2 QH)
  • GIGP 508 Ethics and Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 509 Biostatistics (1 QH)
  • GIGP 510 Computer Applications in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 518 Writing Skills (1 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)

Year 2 

Required

  • GMTD 709 Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminar Series (1 QH)
  • GMTD 711 Physiology and Biophysics Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GPHY 500A, B & C Medical Physiology (14 QH)
  • GPHY 505 Physiology and Biophysics Seminar (1 QH)
  • GPHY 534 Teaching Methods (4 QH)
  • GPHY 599 Pre-Candidacy Research Activities (40-48 QH)

Program Electives (Required, if advised by Research Committee)

  • GPHY 512 Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System (2 QH)
  • GPHY 513 Pulmonary Pathophysiology (2 QH)
  • GPHY 514 Physiology of the Liver (2 QH)
  • GPHY 516 Cardiovascular Pathophysiology (2 QH)
  • GPHY 542 Electrogenic Ion Pumps (3 QH)
  • GPHY 618 Molecular Biophysics of Ion Channels (3 QH)

Years 3 and Following

Required

  • GMTD 709 Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminar Series (1 QH)
  • GMTD 711 Physiology and Biophysics Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GPHY 505 Physiology and Biophysics Seminar (1 QH)
  • GPHY 599 Pre-Candidacy Research Activities (40-48 QH)
    or GPHY 699 Post-Candidacy Doctoral Research Activities (40-48 QH)

Physiology and Biophysics (MS)

Year 1 

Required

  • GIGP 507 Art of Scientific Presentation (2 QH)
  • GIGP 508 Ethics and Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 509 Biostatistics (1 QH)
  • GIGP 510 Computer Applications in Biomedical Research (1 QH)
  • GIGP 518 Writing Skills (1 QH)
  • GMTD 709 MCS Seminar Series (1 QH)
  • GMTD 711 Physiology and Biophysics Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GPHY 505 Physiology and Biophysics Seminar (1 QH)
  • GPHY 522 Topics in Physiology (6 QH)
  • GPHY 620 Masters Research in Physiology (40-48 QH)
  • *Advanced coursework as indicated by the Research Committee

Years 2 and Following

Required

  • GMTD 709 Molecular and Cellular Sciences Seminar Series (1 QH)
  • GMTD 711 Physiology and Biophysics Journal Club (1 QH)
  • GPHY 505 Physiology and Biophysics Seminar (1 QH)
  • GPHY 620 Masters Research in Physiology (40-48 QH)