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Brandeis University

Program in Molecular and Cell Biology

Waltham, MA

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Overview

Brandeis University / Program in Molecular and Cell Biology is located in Waltham, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neurobiology
Master of Science (MS) Molecular and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Quantitative biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cell biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Research project, research lab, or project lab
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Journal clubs; research seminar; colloquia; qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

138
Applied
35
Accepted
18
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, list of previous research experience

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

49
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.24%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.04%
Asian 4.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.04%
Unknown 6.12%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 3
Male (15)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology, genetics and development; structural and cell biology; neurobiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 415 South Street
Waltham, MA  02454-9110
United States
Contact Dr. James Haber
Co-Chair
Email: haber@brandeis.edu
Phone: 781-736-2462