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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 2
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? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Ethics training
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Ethics training

Admissions

Applying

77
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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

22
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 Not Reported
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.55%
Asian 13.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 14
Male (28)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Signal transduction; growth factors; cardiovascular diseases; neurobiology; hormones, receptors, ion channels
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,069,145

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Carol A. Otey
Interim Chair
Email: carol_otey@med.unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-0273
Fax: 919-966-6927

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