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University of Minnesota, Duluth

Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics

Duluth, MN

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University of Minnesota, Duluth

Overview

University of Minnesota, Duluth / Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics is located in Duluth, MN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social, administrative, and clinical pharmacy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Social, administrative, and clinical pharmacy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Biology and biophysics
Master of Science (MS) Toxicology
Master of Science (MS) Biochemistry, molecular biology and biophysics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
29%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported Not reported Yes
Winter deadline January 3rd January 2nd No
Spring deadline March 15th March 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards September 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

16
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 18.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.25%

Gender

Male (68%)
Female (31%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Intestinal cancer biology; hepatotoxins and mitochondriopathies; toxicology; cell cycle regulation in stem cells; neurobiology of brain development, trace metal function and blood-brain barrier; hibernation biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,500,000

Location & Contact

Address 1049 University Drive
Duluth, MN  55812-2496
United States
Contact Dr. Lester R. Drewes
Professor/Head
Email: ldrewes@d.umn.edu
Phone: 218-726-7925
Fax: 218-726-8014

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