In addition to the coursework required for all students in the PhD Program in Integrated Biomedical Sciences, students will take courses in their chosen concentration.
- BCH 6627 Molecular Basis of Disease
- GMS 7939 Graduate Seminar
Sample of Electives
- BCH 6746 Structural Biology
- BSC 6886 Fundamentals of Structural Bioinformatics
- GMS 6706 Basic Medical Neuroscience
- GMS 6735 Neuroanatomy
- PCB 6230 Cancer Biology I
Faculty & Research
Current research interests include:
- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Cellular Immunology
- Protein Intrinsic Disorder
Learn more about our faculty and their research here.
Affiliated Institutes & Facilities
This Spring, the Department of Molecular Medicine hosted a retreat at the Patel Center for Global Solutions. The event provided faculty, staff, and students the opportunity to listen to scientific talks and explore research posters, as well as network with colleagues.
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2019 - Isaac Raplee received the USF Health Dean’s Interdisciplinary Research Award at USF Health Research Day
- 2019 - Ashley Lui received the award for Molecular and Cellular Biology Research at USF Health Research Day
- 2018 – Isaac Raplee used the AMSGS Travel Award to attend the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting in Chicago
- Shi Y, Parag S, Rekha P, Lui A, Murr M, Cai J, Patel N. Cell Chemical Biology. Stabilization of lncRNA GAS5 by a Small Molecule and Its Implications in Diabetic Adipocytes. 2019 Jan 17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2018.11.012
- Gonzalez VJ, Abbas-Aghababazadeh F, Fridley BL, Ghansah T, Saligan LN. Biol Res Nurs. Expression of Sestrin Genes in Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer and Its Association With Fatigue: A Proof-of-Concept Study. 2018 Mar;20(2):218-226. doi: 10.1177/1099800417749319. Epub 2018 Jan 11.
- Huard DJE, Crowley VM, Du Y, Cordova RA, Sun Z, Tomlin MO, Dickey CA, Koren J 3rd, Blair L, Fu H, et al. Trifunctional High-Throughput Screen Identifies Promising Scaffold To Inhibit Grp94 and Treat Myocilin-Associated Glaucoma. ACS Chem Biol. 2018 Feb 20. doi: 10.1021/acschembio.7b01083. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29402077.
- Insight into the Roles of E3 Ubiquitin Ligase c-Cbl, ESCRT Machinery, and Host Cell Signaling in Kaposi's Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Entry and Trafficking. Kumar B, Roy A, Veettil MV, Chandran B. J Virol. 2018 Jan 30;92(4). Review. PMID: 29167336
For information about the PhD Program in Integrated Biomedical Sciences, contact 813-974-2836 or email@example.com.
Please note, students do not apply directly to a concentration. Interested students should submit an application for the PhD in Medical Sciences. Concentrations are typically selected during the first year of study.