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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Omaha, NE

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Overview

University of Nebraska Medical Center / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, PCAT, DCAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
85%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, PCAT, DCAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$26,500
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
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 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.22%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biochemistry and molecular biology, including DNA replication, gene regulation, cell-cell communications, structural biology, receptor endocytosis and protein trafficking, nutrition, enzymology, endocrinology, and metabolism (protein, lipid, and carbohydrate)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,189,658

Location & Contact

Address 985870 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198-5870
United States
Contact Dr. Kaustubh Datta
Chairman, Graduate Committee
Email: kaustubh.datta@unmc.edu
Phone: 402-559-7404
Fax: 402-559-6650