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The University of Kansas

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Kansas City , KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Oral defense of thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Comprehensive oral and written exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1
Enrolled

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 10%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Determination of protein structure, underlying bases for interaction of proteins with their target, mapping allosteric circuiting within proteins, mechanism of action of transcription factors, renal signal transduction
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,834,157

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 3030
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Gerald M. Carlson
Chairman
Email: gcarlson@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-7005
Fax: 913-588-9896

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