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Rush University

Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology

Chicago, IL

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Overview

Rush University / Department of Molecular Biophysics and Physiology is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
0%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

3
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 66.67%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (100%)
Female (0%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 4
Male (9)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Physiological exocytosis, raft formation and growth, voltage-gated proton channels, molecular biophysics and physiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,007,958

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Paulina
Chicago, IL  60612-3832
United States
Contact Dr. Fredric Cohen
Program Director
Email: fredric_cohen@rush.edu
Phone: 312-942-6753