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University of South Florida

Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer chemical biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer immunology and immunotherapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Integrated mathematical oncology
Master of Science (MS) Biology Cell biology, microbiology and molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell and molecular/biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cancer biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE required
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE optional
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

178
Applied
26
Accepted
20
Enrolled
15%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline November 30th November 30th Yes
Spring deadline July 1st July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE required
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.00, extensive background in biology or chemistry, three letters of recommendation, essay with research and professional goals, Application for TA form (Optional)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE optional
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.00, extensive background in biology or chemistry; advanced coursework and research experience preferred. Personal statement, three letters of recommendation, interview may be required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

89
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.49%
Black or African American 1.12%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.25%
Unknown 4.49%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 0
Male (13)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cell biology, microbiology and molecular biology: basic and applied science in bacterial pathogenesis, genome integrity and mechanisms of aging, structural and computational biology; cancer biology: immunology, cancer control, signal transduction, drug discovery, genomics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,628,925

Location & Contact

Address 4202 E. Fowler Avenue ISA2015
Tampa, FL  33620
United States
Contact Dr. James Garey
Professor/Chair
Email: garey@usf.edu
Phone: 813-9747103
Fax: 813-9741614

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