University of Colorado Denver / Program in Cell Biology, Stem Cells, and Development is located in Aurora, CO, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Cell biology, stem cells, and developmental biology
Master of Science (MS)
Modern human anatomy
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Terminal master's degree available?
Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
At least 30 credit hours of coursework and 30 credit hours of thesis research; laboratory rotations
Application Fee - Domestic
Doctoral Degree Exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of reference; prerequisite coursework in organic chemistry, biology, biochemistry, physics and calculus; research experience (highly recommended)
TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
Focus of faculty research:
Development and repair of the vertebrate nervous system; molecular, genetic and developmental mechanisms involved in the patterning of the early spinal cord (neural plate) during vertebrate embryogenesis; structural analysis of protein glycosylation using NMR and mass spectrometry; small RNAs and post-transcriptional gene regulation during nematode gametogenesis and early development; diabetes-mediated changes in cardiovascular gene expression and functional exercise capacity
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
Mail Stop C-296 12801 East 17th Avenue Aurora, CO 80045 United States