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The University of Iowa

Department of Biochemistry

Iowa City, IA

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Overview

The University of Iowa / Department of Biochemistry is located in Iowa City, IA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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 Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
7
Accepted
3
Enrolled
21%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Winter deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

27
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.7%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 11.11%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 7
Male (19)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Regulation of gene expression, protein structure, membrane structure/function, DNA structure and replication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,201,963

Location & Contact

Address 51 Newton Road, 4-403 BSB
Iowa City, IA  52242
United States
Contact Dr. Charles M. Brenner
Chair and Department Executive Officer
Email: charles-brenner@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-7934
Fax: 319-335-9570

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