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Biochemistry

University of Maryland

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
17544 USD/year
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About

The Graduate Program in Biochemistry from University of Maryland offers study leading to Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science degrees.

Overview

The Biochemistry program from University of Maryland emphasizes intensive mentoring, formal and informal training in presentation skills, scientific writing, bioinformatics, teaching chemistry and biochemistry, and professional ethics. 

Research specialization is available in protein structure, dynamics, and function; protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid interaction; protein and nucleic acid biochemistry; RNA and DNA structure, dynamics, interactions, and function; macromolecular folding and supramolecular assembly; biomolecular nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography; proteomics, metabolomics mass spectrometry; membrane proteins, protein-lipid interaction, membrane structure and function; carbohydrate chemistry, glycobiology; immunology; bio-organic chemistry; post-translational protein modification and signaling; metabolic regulation; enzyme mechanisms; drug metabolism. 

Facilities and Special Resources

Biochemistry faculty and graduate students work in well-equipped, state-of-the-art research laboratories. Instrumentation and facilities that are available for research in biochemistry include analytical and preparative ultracentrifuges, high- and ultra-high field nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometers (600, 800, 900, 950 MHz), X-ray diffractometers and SAXS, fluorimeters, circular dichroism spectrometers, fluorescence- and phosphor-imagers, calorimeter, mass spectrometers, proteomics and genomics core facilities, Sanger and next-generation DNA sequencing, microarray, quantitative PCR, electron microscopes, atomic force microscopes, confocal and TIRF fluorescence microscopes, flow cytometer, animal colony, fermentation pilot plant, high-performance computing, and a chemistry-biochemistry library.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Protein Chemistry and Enzymic Catalysis
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Special Topics in Biochemistry: Protein Folding and Disease
  • Special Topics in Biochemistry: Drug Discovery
  • Special Topics in Biochemistry: Biomolecular NMR, Theory, and Applications
  • Protein Chemistry and Enzymic Catalysis
  • Regulation of Metabolism
  • Biophysical Chemistry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • CV/Resume
  • Description of Research/Work Experience
  • GRE Subject (optional/highly recommended)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8772 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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