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 Medical Statistics (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 (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 (NC)

Research (RPG 606) and, if needed, Electives (9 credit hours)

 

Summer

Lab selection - June (or before August)

 

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 (8 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 (4 credit hours)

 

Years 3-5

Research (RPG 608; 1 credit hour)

Immunology Student Seminar (RPG 553; NC)

Immunology Journal Club (RPG 565; NC)