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Saint Louis University

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

St. Louis, MO

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Saint Louis University

Overview

Saint Louis University / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (optional)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Departmental qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
1
Accepted
3%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test (optional)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, resume, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 525

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
33%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 0
Male (18)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Transcription, chromatin modification and regulation of gene expression; structure/function of proteins and enzymes, including x-ray crystallography; inflammatory mediators in pathenogenesis of diabetes and arteriosclerosis; cellular signaling in response to growth factors, opiates and angiogenic mediators; genomics and proteomics of Cryptococcus neoformans
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,514,915

Location & Contact

Address One North Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO  63103
United States
Contact Dr. William S. Sly
Phone: 314-977-2222

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