Undergraduate program advising welcome to the biology department at tufts by declaring a major in biology, you join a long list of students who have used biology to develop active and satisfying careers in research, medicine, biotechnology, conservation, law, finance, environmental consulting, and more biology. Undergraduate program awards and funding opportunities albert n votaw memorial summer internship in biology we are happy to announce that there is a new funded research fellowship for an undergraduate student majoring in biology for the summer of 2018 the name of the award is the albert n. Research is at the heart of the engineering program at tufts more than 60 percent of tufts undergraduate engineering students participate in independent research whether it's through a research internship, a scholarship program, or a connection made with a faculty member on campus, the chances to make significant. Undergraduate program awards and funding opportunities the lily glidden award (also available to graduate students) with the lily glidden award, lily's family and friends honor her memory and carry on her spirit of curiosity, never- ending adventure, irreverent tolerance of the rules, determination to surmount all. Sara is a tufts undergraduate majoring in community health her experience includes coordination of community engagement events, and her research interests range from lgbtq mental health to infectious disease burdens in africa, the subject of her senior thesis she recently completed her spring semester at the. But perhaps due to the traditionally small size of the program, senior is majors elyssa harris and danielle mulligan said that finding support from faculty members harris, a pre-med student, titled her major, which combines biology, anthropology and child development, “the human experience of biology. The primary goal of the ms program is to develop the student's ability to think creatively and critically about a range of biological subject matter and to become familiar with current research in biology this is done principally through graduate courses, seminars, and research experience with a faculty member our program. Undergraduate program transfer of credit please provide the following to the biology department so that your transfer of credit request can be processed in a timely manner: a list of the university's requirements for the biology major and proof that the course you're signing up to take would count toward the biology major.
The department of biology offers a program of advanced study and thesis research leading to the degrees of doctor of philosophy (phd) and master of science (ms) in biology we offer two options for the ms degree, the open choice ms, and the thesis ms see the master of science page for additional information. Undergraduate program: research opportunities research courses bio 93/94 (introduction to research) this course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to biological research in the context of a research laboratory or field project students are expected to work at least ten hours per week on a project,. Note from health professions advising: the tufts chemistry department has reorganized its science sequence such that much of organic chemistry that is relevant to pre-health students is covered by the end of chem 51 students can move directly to biochemistry – either bio 152, offered each spring and summer by the. Duke university summer research opportunity program fred hutchinson cancer research center harvard university fas center for systems biology undergraduate research internships molecules cells & organisms undergraduate summer internship program.
These programs are the visiting and early research scholar experience ( verse) program, global research assistant program (grap) and the laidlaw undergraduate research and leadership program according to the program brochure and the office of the provost, verse is a research program. Undergraduate program degree requirements: biochemistry the major in biochemistry is administered jointly by the chemistry and biology departments required courses in chemistry include 1 (or 11 or 16) and 2 (or 12), followed by chemistry 31, 42, 51/53, 52/54 and 171/172 required courses in biology include 13l,. Open to first and second year undergraduate students or by consent dr campbell block d+: tues & thurs 10:30 - 11:45 biology 010 plants and humanity (cross-listed as environmental studies 10) structure, activities, human and ecological significance of plants, including an overview of plant diversity emphasis placed.
The thesis honors program allows tufts seniors to pursue a year-long independent program of study, to delve into a focused area of research within your major, and to produce an outcome that demonstrates exceptional undergraduate achievement the senior honors thesis is a capstone experience for undergraduates in. The chemical and biological engineering department at tufts university provides a program of study that includes a broad introduction of the biological sciences and technologies within the context of an abet-accredited bs in chemical engineering degree program.
All of the majors offered by the biology department prepare students for entry into the finest schools of veterinary medicine each major provides a strong general education, and is flexible enough for students to pursue specialty courses suitable for pre-veterinary students this is especially true for the zoology major, which. He holds the vannevar bush endowed chair and serves as director of the tufts center for regenerative and developmental biology dr fuchs was a ruth l kirschstein nrsa fellow and lineberger postdoctoral fellow at the university of north carolina at chapel hill and an nih-biotechnology training program fellow. Undergraduate program degree requirements: biology undergraduate concentration requirements for biology majors important: please note the following changes to the schedule of course offerings in biology the biology major presently consists of ten courses, including two in chemistry or physics ( see below for.
A list of biology department undergraduate and graduate courses can be found by selecting the courses button from the top bar accepted phd students are eligible for a tuition scholarship and a stipend supported by either a teaching assistantship or research assistantship most students complete the requirement for. Tufts undergraduate theses that have been submitted in print form are housed in the digital collections and archives (dca) a description and list of theses available through the tufts digital library theses that have been submitted electronically are listed in the tufts digital library students began.
The lily glidden award (biology department) read more here: edu/biology/undergraduate/awardshtm the natural world on their own terms, to join the research project of their dreams (in the amazon rainforest, for example), or to participate in a program or course that challenges them in new ways. Registration for the senior honors thesis please keep these guidelines in mind.
Undergraduate program degree requirements: biopsychology an interdepartmental major for students particularly interested in neurobiology and animal behavior students may not double major in biopsychology and general psychology required courses: five in biology and five in psychology these include the. The online application form you will be required to upload a copy of your undergraduate transcript(s) you will be required to upload an essay of 1-2 pages that describes your interests in biology your career aspirations what you hope to gain from being a participant in the tufts reu program you will. Undergraduate program degree requirements: biotechnology biotechnology has applications in a number of diverse fields, including gene therapy, protein and tissue engineering, and bioremediation second major in biotechnology this program is offered as a major only in conjunction with enrollment in a regular. Only 1 of the 2 course credits used to fulfill the 100-level requirement may be independent study (ie, an honors thesis student may use 1 psy 199 credit as an students double majoring in biology and one of the psychology majors may use bio 132 to fulfill their statistics requirement (biopsychology majors choose either.