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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Stony Brook, NY

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

56
Applied
14
Accepted
4
Enrolled
25%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Undergraduate training in biochemistry, genetics, and cell biology; recommendations; personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 15

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.39%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (73%)
Female (26%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 3
Male (14)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bioimaging, infectious diseases or agents, pathogenesis, viral studies (virology), genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,802,289

Location & Contact

Address 130 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. David G. Thanassi
Interim Chair
Email: david.thanassi@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-4549
Fax: 631-632-9797

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