STANDARDS FOR THE PH.D. DEGREE IN THE MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES
This PDF document was produced by the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. It contains recommendations of the Committee on Education. The Graduate Program in Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology has adopted these recommendations as minimum standards for a Ph.D. award, in addition to specific program requirements. We urge our students to read it. These standards and recommendations are free of copyright. In addition, the program also requires that the candidate must be first author in at least one scientific paper accepted for publication in a reputable journal in Cell, Molecular or Developmental Biology at the time of the sufficiency decision. Two or more publications are highly recommended.