Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology School of Medicine Wayne State University

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology School of Medicine Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
28
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
13%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

13% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 115
    • Accepted 16
    • Acceptance Rate 13
    • Enrolled 8
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, BA or BS in biology, and chemistry, or (if approved) physics or mathematics with minimum GPA of 2.6 from accredited university; three letters of recommendation; personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, BA or BS in biology, chemistry, and or (if approved) physics or mathematics with minimum GPA of 3.0 from accredited university; three letters of recommendation; personal statement, copies of any abstracts or papers on which the applicant is a co-author
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students28
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown0%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCancer biology, structural biology and drug design, molecular evolution, viral and fungal metabolism/resistance, cardiovascular disease, computational biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

School of Medicine
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Bharati Mitra

Professor/Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Phone: 313-577-1512
Fax: 313-577-2765
Email: bmitra@med.wayne.edu

Dr. Zhe Yang

PhD Program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Director

Phone: 313-577-1514
Email: zyang@med.wayne.edu


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