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University of South Florida

Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology is located in Tampa, FL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer chemical biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Cell biology, microbiology and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and molecular biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer immunology and immunotherapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

159
Applied
29
Accepted
23
Enrolled
18%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 30th November 30th Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, extensive background in biology or chemistry
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, extensive background in biology or chemistry

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.88%
Black or African American 1.18%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.71%
Unknown 2.35%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell biology, microbiology and molecular biology: basic and applied science in bacterial pathogenesis, genome integrity and mechanisms of aging, structural and computational biology; cancer biology: immunology, cancer control, signal transduction, drug discovery, genomics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,773,593

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. James Garey
Professor/Chair
Email: garey@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-7103
Fax: 813-974-1614