Gene Therapy and Vaccines Academics

Requirements | Typical Timetable | Suggested Electives

Requirements for students in the GTV program
  • General CAMB Requirements
    • BIOM 555: Regulation of the Genome
    • BIOM 600: Cell Biology & Biochemistry
    • BIOM 610 (or the equivalent): Data Analysis for Life Sciences
    • CAMB 605 (PhD only): Cell and Molecular Biology First Year Seminar
    • BIOM 510 (Combined Degree only): Case Studies in Translational Research
    • CAMB 542 (Combined Degree only): Topics in Molecular Medicine
  • CAMB 610: Molecular Basis of Gene Therapy
  • CAMB 510: Immunology
  • Electives chosen from any relevant CAMB or BGS Courses and Curricula offerings, depending on interest and background.

This information can also be found on the GTV Catalog page.

Requirements | Typical Timetable | Suggested Electives

Typical GTV Course Timetable
  Fall Spring Summer
Year 1 BIOM 600
CAMB 605
CAMB 610
Lab Rotation
BIOM 555
BIOM 610
CAMB 510 
Two Lab Rotations
Lab Rotation or
Pre-Dissertation Research
Year 2 Electives
Pre-Dissertation Research
CAMB 695
Electives
Pre-Dissertation Research
Preliminary Examination
Dissertation research
Year 3+ Dissertation research Dissertation research Dissertation research

Requirements | Typical Timetable | Suggested Electives

Suggested Elective Courses

Whereas any CAMB courses can be used to fulfill elective requirements (depending on the student's interests and background), the following courses are likely to be of particular relevance. Students will receive guidance from GTV leadership and faculty when choosing electives.