GGSB Empirical Track Coursework

GGSB EMPIRICAL TRACK - FOUR [4] REQUIRED COURSES AND FOUR [4] ELECTIVES PLUS TWO [2] ROTATIONS 

Training under the Empirical Track is focused on experimental techniques. 

There are five suggested specializations to choose from for students interested in concentrating in the Empirical Track: 1) Model Systems, 2) Population Genetics, 3) Human Genetics, 4) Developmental Genetics, and 5) Genomics & Systems Biology.  These five course tracks are suggestions.  GGSB encourages students to explore other areas of interest as well.  

For the Empirical Track, four [4] required courses and four [4] graded electives must be taken, one of which may be a reading course.  The electives can be selected according to the student’s interests and the availability of courses.

Four Required Courses:

Genetic Analysis of Model Organisms  AND  Genomics and Systems Biology   

Plus One of the Following Two Courses:

Molecular Biology I OR  Molecular Biology II

Plus One of the Following Four Courses:

Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution OR  Principles of Population Genetics I OR Evolutionary Genomics OR Human Variation & Disease

Click below for a list of GGSB course descriptions and student tracks: