Biochemistry and Biophysics M.S.
Master of Science - Biochemistry and Biophysics
College of Humanities and Sciences
Catalog Year: 2022-23
Degree Specific Credits: 30
Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0
- The Biochemistry and Biophysics master's program provides a dynamic environment where students engage in cutting-edge research in close collaboration with faculty. Students will learn to apply the tools of physical biochemistry and structural biology to exciting problems through research projects with Biochemistry Program Faculty Members.
- The Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics and related research in the provide a rich context for graduate studies in Biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Montana.
|BCH 581||Physical Biochemistry||3|
|BCH 582||Proteins and Enzymes||3|
|BCH 584||Nucleic Acids||3|
|BMED 605||Biomedical Research Ethics||1|
|BCH 570||Intro to Research||1|
|Complete 10-13 hours of the following:||10-13|
|Biochemistry Research Lab|
|Special Topics (Biophotonics)|
|Special Topics (NMR Spectroscopy)|
|Cell Organization & Mechanisms|
|Intro to Bioinformatics|
|Organic Structure and Mechanisms|
|Topics in Neurobiology|
|Other courses that may be useful but do not count for the elective requirement are:|
|RNA Structure & Function|
|Advanced Graduate Research Seminars|
|BCH 694||Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar||1|
|BCH 547||Experimental Molecular, Cellular, and Chemical Biology||1|
Course work for Biochemistry & Biophysics graduate students is determined by the Advisory Committee. The minimum coursework requirement is the three Core courses and one 3 credit hour elective. A list of approved electives is provided above. Other electives may be substituted, if appropriate, with the approval of the student’s Advisory Committee. All course work will normally be completed during the first two years of graduate study.
Minimum Required Grade: C