Program of Study - Tumor Immunology Ph.D. Track

YEAR 1

Fall (19 credit hours):
Integrated Cancer Sciences I/II (RPG501/RPG502; 4 credit hours each = 8 credit hours)
Introduction to Biotatistics (STA 527) (4 credit hours)
Responsible Conduct of Research (RPG 504) (1 credit hour)
First-Year Student Journal Club (RPG 601; 2 credit hours)
Independent Study (RPG 514; 4 credit hours)

Spring (19 credit hours):
Integrated Cancer Sciences III (RPG 503; 4 credit hours)
Advanced Immunology and Recitation (RPG 559; 4 credit hours)
Immunology Student Seminar (RPG 553; 1 credit hour)
Immunology Journal Club (RPG 565;1 credit hour)
Top 10 Immunology Techniques and Recitation (NC)
Research (RPG 606) and, if needed, Electives (9 credit hours)

YEAR 2

Fall (19 credit hours):
Trends in Tumor Immunology (RPG 561; 3 credit hours)
Principles in Flow and Image Cytometry (RPG 564; 4 credit hours)
Basics of Grantsmanship I (RPG 603; 1 credit)
Immunology Student Seminar (RPG 553; 1 credit hour)
Immunology Journal Club (RPG 565; 1 credit hour)
Research (RPG 608) and, if needed, Electives (9 credit hours)

Spring (9 credit hours):
Basics of Grantsmanship II (RPG 604; 1 credit)
Immunology Student Seminar (RPG 553; 1 credit hour)
Immunology Journal Club (RPG 565; 1 credit hour)
Research (RPG 608) and, if needed, Electives (6 credit hours)

YEARS 3-5
Research (RPG 608; 1 credit hour)
Immunology Student Seminar (RPG 553; NC)
Immunology Journal Club (RPG 565; NC)