Program Deadlines, Pre-requisites, IG2 Checklist, POS Requirements

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Prerequisites

Students who do not complete an upper level biochemistry course and an upper level statistics course comparable to BBMB 404 and STAT 401 will take BBMB 404 and STAT 401 at Iowa State by the end of their 4th semester (counts summer).

Deadlines

  • The IG2 CHECKLIST is filled out and returned to the program coordinator between September 1 and November 1 of each year. New students (most recent summer and fall admits) are not required to complete the checklist their first year. The document should NOT be printed but emailed. Print your name in the Signature block.
  • Ph.D. Students: The POSC (program of study and committee) must be completed at the end of the first year in your permanent lab for Ph.D. students. Students should meet with their committee members as a group prior to submitting the POSC on-line. This group meeting must have at least 3 committee members present (Ph.D.) The student will meet independently with the remaining committee members who are unable to attend the group meeting.
  • M.S. Students: The POSC (program of study and committee) must be completed by the end of the second semester in your permanent lab. Students should meet with their committee members as a group prior to submitting the POSC on-line. This group meeting must have at least 2 committee members present (M.S.) The student will meet independently with the remaining committee member who are unable to attend the group meeting.
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