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University of Colorado Denver

Biochemistry Program

Aurora, CO

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Overview

University of Colorado Denver / Biochemistry Program is located in Aurora, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry and molecular genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biochemistry

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
30 credit hours each of coursework and thesis research

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
5
Accepted
4
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum of three letters of recommendation from qualified referees

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Research

Focus of faculty research: DNA damage, cancer and neurodegeneration, molecular mechanisms of pro-MRNA splicing, yeast RNA polymerases, DNA replication
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 12801 East 17th Avenue
RC1 South, Room 10101
Aurora, CO  80045
United States
Contact Dr. Mark Johnston
Professor and Chair
Email: mark.johnston@ucdenver.edu
Phone: 303-724-3203
Fax: 303-724-3215

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