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Tufts University

Molecular Microbiology Program

Medford, MA

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Overview

Tufts University / Molecular Microbiology Program is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Medically-oriented research in graduate education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 5

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 Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

72
Applied
25
Accepted
6
Enrolled
35%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, resume, personal statement

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.5%
Black or African American 2.5%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 12.5%
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mechanisms of gene regulation, interactions of microorganisms and viruses with host cells, infection response
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Katya Heldwein
Director
Email: katya.heldwein@tufts.edu
Phone: 617-636-6750
Fax: 617-636-0337

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