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University of Pittsburgh

Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology Graduate Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology Graduate Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

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
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

350
Applied
75
Accepted
16
Enrolled
21%

Applying

50
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 Minimum GPA of 3.2, 3 letters of recommendation, official transcripts, baccalaureate degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Traineership

Student Body

6
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

46
Total faculty
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 0
Male (35)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Genetic disorders of ion channels, regulation of gene expression development, membrane traffic of proteins and lipids, reproductive biology, signal transduction in diabetes and metabolism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Butterworth
Program Director
Email: michael7@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-8591

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