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University of Chicago

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department

Chicago , IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

University of Chicago / Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban 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 2
Doctoral Degrees 8

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

65
Applied
23
Accepted
5
Enrolled
35%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular biology, gene expression, and DNA-protein interactions; membrane biochemistry, molecular endocrinology, and transmembrane signaling; enzyme mechanisms, physical biochemistry, and structural biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
5,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 929 East 57th Street, W225
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Dr. Tobin Sosnick
Chair
Email: trsosnic@uchicago.edu
Phone: 772-218-5950

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