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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Chapel Hill, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Cell and Developmental Biology is located in Chapel Hill, NC.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

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, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
9%

Applying

73
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

35
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.71%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell adhesion, motility and cytoskeleton; molecular analysis of signal transduction; development biology and toxicology; reproductive biology; cell and molecular imaging
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,039,790

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Vytas A. Bankaitis
Chair
Email: vytas@med.unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-3026
Fax: 919-966-1856