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Biochemistry and Structural Biology (BSB), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #359 (QS) , NY,
The Program in Biochemistry and Structural Biology (BSB) from Stony Brook University provides graduate students with the training and tools to determine the structure and address the function and mechanism of proteins, DNA, RNA, membrane lipids and the hundreds of other molecules in cells.

About

The Program in Biochemistry and Structural Biology (BSB) from Stony Brook University  offers a range of courses, colloquia, seminars and research in the fields of biochemistry and structural biology. The interdisciplinary nature of the Program draws faculty from the Departments of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacological Sciences, and Physiology and Biophysics, among others.

 In addition, with its close ties to Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook can take advantage of world-class research facilities at the National Synchrotron Light Source.  Overall, the program offers a wide array of research areas from which incoming students can choose.   We welcome your interest in the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Advanced Structural Biology
  • Numerical Methods and Algorithms in Computational Biology
  • Introduction to Computational Structural Biology and Drug Design
  • Molecular Modeling of Biological Molecules Spring
  • Dynamical Models of Gene Regulation and Biological Pattern
  •  Functional Genomics
  • Biomolecular Structure and Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission requirements of Biochemistry and Structural Biology Graduate Program

  •  A bachelor’s degree with the following minimal preparation: mathematics through one year of calculus; chemistry, including organic chemistry; general physics; and one year of biology.
  •  Letters from three previous instructors.
  •  Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores.
  •  Acceptance by the Graduate Program in Biochemistry and Structural Biology and by the Graduate School.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11105 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11105 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5435 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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