Chemical Biology Curriculum

Course Name Course No. Credits
Year 1
Fall Quarter
Structure & Function of Biological Molecules CON 661 3
Genetic Mechanisms CON 662 3
Practice & Ethics of Science CON 650 2
Research Rotation CON 601 6
PBMS Literature Club CON 605 2
Winter Quarter
Bioregulation CON 663 3
Molecular Cell Biology CON 664 3
Research Rotation CON 601 6
PBMS Literature Club CON 664 2
Spring Quarter
Principles of Chemical Biology CON 669 3
Organ Systems CON 667 3
Research Rotation CON 601 6
PH2 Literature Club PHPH 606 2
Summer Quarter
PBMS Comprehensive Exam CON 608A 8
Research Rotation (optional) PHPH 601 8
YEAR 2
Fall Quarter
Pharmacokinetics PHPH 617 2
PHPH Seminar Series & Colloquia PHPH 607 1
Research PHPH 601 8
Winter Quarter
Receptor Pharmacology PHPH 618 2
PHPH Seminar Series & Colloquia PHPH 607 1
Research PHPH 601 8
Spring Quarter
Elective (student's choice) 2+
PHPH Seminar Series & Colloquia PHPH 607 1
Research PHPH 601 8
Summer Quarter
PBMS Qualifying Exam CON 608B 8
Research PHPH 601 8
YEAR 3 and BEYOND
Thesis Research & Departmental Requirements

Recommended Electives: Advanced Organic Synthesis, PHPH 630, 4 credits; Molecular Biophysics & Experimental Bioinformatics, CON 668, 3 credits; Analytical Instrumentation, new course taught with Dept. of Chemistry, Portland State University, 3 credits.