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ABOUT THE CANCER BIOLOGY PROGRAM
The Cancer Biology graduate program offers a course of study and research leading to the Ph.D. degree. Over 50 faculty from multiple departments including Oncology, Medicine, Human Oncology, etc. participate in the program. This interdepartmental structure offers remarkably diverse training opportunities which span the entire breadth of cancer biology research from haploid or diploid genetics, viral and chemical carcinogenesis, eukaryotic cell and molecular biology, virology, and more.
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*Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. institution, or comparable degree from an international institution, with a major in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, or related area
*Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 on the equivalent of the last 60 credit hours OR a master's degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
*Basic course background in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology, and molecular biology recommended
*Prior laboratory research
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