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Tufts University

Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Program

Medford, MA

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Tufts University

Overview

Tufts University / Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology Program is located in Medford, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular and cellular medicine
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Developmental and regenerative biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Structural and chemical biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 6

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

171
Applied
14
Accepted
6
Enrolled
8%

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 Exam GRE General Test
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

38
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.63%
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 18.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

45
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 0
Male (30)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reproduction and hormone action, control of gene expression, cell-matrix and cell-cell interactions, growth control and tumorigenesis, cytoskeleton and contractile proteins
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Ira Herman
Program Director
Phone: 617-636-2991
Fax: 617-636-0375

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