The concentration in Pathology & Cell Biology in
the Medical Sciences PhD Program is focused on
interdisciplinary approaches to the study of cancer, reproductive pathobiology,
neurological disease & injury and related diseases. These related diseases
include cancer biology, angiogenesis, morphogenesis, gene discovery,
neurobiology, cell biology, and new educational technologies. Training will
include a unique interdisciplinary blend of didactic coursework, journal clubs,
seminar series, as well as significant research experience. The mission of the
Department of Pathology & Cell Biology is to strive for excellence in
teaching, research, academic service and patient care.
The curriculum for the PhD in Medical Sciences can be found in the Graduate Catalog. A sample of courses offered within the Pathology & Cell Biology concentration is listed below.
- Pathology of Human Cancer
- Basic Medical Histology
- Basic Medical Anatomy
- Cancer Biology
- Basic Medical Pathology
- Biochemical Pathology
- Forensic Pathology
- Advanced Neuroanatomy
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Smalley KSM, Wan L. K27-linked ubiquitination of BRAF by ITCH engages cytokine
response to maintain MEK-ERK signaling. Nat Commun. 2019 Apr 23;10(1):1870.
doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09844-0. PMID: 31015455; PMCID: PMC6478693.
For information about the Medical Sciences PhD Program, 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.