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University of Pittsburgh

Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology Graduate Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology Graduate Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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 General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
14
Accepted
5
Enrolled
35%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Traineership

Student Body

10
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 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (16)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Structure and dynamics of membrane proteins, principles of protein structure and dynamics, macromolecular recognition, gene regulation and signaling, virus structure and nano-machinery
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. James Conway
Director
Email: mbsbinfo@medschool.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-9847
Fax: 412-648-1077