PiBS First Year Curriculum

Fall Semester

Core Courses

  • GMS FC 701 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Protein Structure, Catalysis and Interaction (2 cr)
  • GMS FC 702 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Structure and Function of the Genome (2 cr)
  • GMS FC 703 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Architecture and Dynamics of the Cell (2 cr)
  • GMS FC 708 Professional Skills Development

Possible Elective Courses

  • GMS BI 777 Techniques in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology (2 cr)
  • GMS CM 761 Critical Thinking in Cell and Molecular Biology (2 cr)
  • GMS BY 760 Foundations of Biophysics and Structural Biology (4cr)
  • GMS GE 701 Principals of Genetics and Genomics (4 cr)
  • GMS MI 713 Comprehensive Immunology (4 cr)
  • GMS NU 755 Micronutrients and Energy (4 cr)
  • GMS PA 710 Principals of Basic and Applied Pathology (2 cr)

Lab Rotation
Each student will complete one (1) eight-week lab rotation in the first semester.

Spring Semester

Core Courses

  • GMS FC 704 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Mechanisms of Cell Communication (2 cr) GMS FC 708 Professional Skills Development

Possible Elective Courses

  • GMS FC 705 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Translational Genetics and Genomics (2 cr)
  • GMS FC 706 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Molecular Metabolism (2 cr)
  • GMS FC 707 Foundations in Biomedical Sciences: Physiology of Specialized Cells (2 cr)
  • GMS BY 771 Macromolecular Assembly (4 cr)
  • GMS CM 762 Critical Thinking in Biomedical Research (2 cr)
  • GMS MI 701 Concepts in Virology (2 cr)
  • GMS MI 702 Concepts in Bacterial Evolution and Genetics (2 cr)
  • GMS MI 715 Immunological Basis of Disease (2 cr)
  • GMS MM 710 Molecules to Molecular Therapeutics (2 cr)
  • GMS MM 730 Biological Core (2 cr)
  • GMS NU 756 Macronutrients (2 cr)
  • GMS PA 600 Introduction to Pathology and Pathophysiology of Disease (2 cr)
  • GMS PA 700 Basic and Experimental Pathology (2 cr)

Lab Rotations
Each student will complete two (2) eight-week lab rotations in the second semester.