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University of Illinois at Chicago

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend 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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored 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 4.55%
Black or African American 4.55%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
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

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 19
Male (29)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Signal transduction, cell cycle regulation, membrane biology, regulation of gene function and development, protein and nucleic acid structure and function, cancer biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Dr. Jack Kaplan
Head
Email: kaplanj@uic.edu
Phone: 312-355-2732
Fax: 312-413-0353