MS Biological Sciences, Specialization in Regenerative Medicine

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Program Learning Objectives

  1. Perform fundamental laboratory skills involved in regenerative medicine research & development.
  2. Discuss and critically evaluate biomedical primary literature.
  3. Effectively communicate technical topics to both peer and lay audiences.
  4. Explain the process of biotechnology development & commercialization.
  5. Describe how research & development efforts are motivated by and impact physician & patient experiences.
  6. Design and execute independent research projects.
Required Courses
BIO 501Molecular & Cellular Biology4
BIO 509Communicating Biology to General Audiences1
BIO 534Principles of Stem Cell Biology2
BIO/ASCI/BMED 583Research Experience for Regenerative Medicine Students2
BIO/ASCI/BMED 593Regenerative Medicine Internship 19
BMED 510Principles of Tissue Engineering4
BMED 515Introduction to Biomedical Imaging4
BMED 560Cell Transplantation and Biotherapeutics2
BMED 561Cell Transplantation and Biotherapeutics Laboratory2
STAT 513Applied Experimental Design and Regression Models4
or STAT 523 Design and Analysis of Experiments I
or STAT 524 Applied Regression Analysis
Seminars 2
Select from the following:6
Graduate Seminar in Animal Science
Teaching Strategies for College Biology Laboratories
Seminar in Biology
Biology Colloquium
Biomedical Engineering Graduate Seminar
Approved Electives
Select from the following:5
Applied Animal Embryology and Assisted Reproduction
Assisted Reproduction Technologies of Gametes and Embryos Laboratory
Developmental Biology
Advanced Anatomy and Physiology: Neuroscience
Functional Histology
Bioinformatics Applications
Molecular Biology Laboratory 3
Gene Expression Laboratory
Individual Study
Biology of Organisms
Developmental Biology Seminar
Protein Techniques Laboratory
Total units45