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Biomedical Science - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Brody School of Medicine

Degrees or Certificates Offered:
Delivery Method:
On-Campus Only
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Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Domestic Students March 15th October 15th * * *
International Students March 15th October 15th * * *

*Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

These deadline dates are set by the university and reflect deadlines for Financial Aid to process the Stipend. Students who are self-funded may be accepted up to 2 months prior to start of classes. The waiver of ECU Graduate School minimum GRE score is requested where the students research background and recommendation letters show merit.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:

Completed application form, Application fee, Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended, Two (2) letters of recommendation that indicate prior research experience, Statement of Purpose/Intent and CV, GRE scores; not more than 3 yrs out of date. Prior GRE scores may be used for students who've been granted an MS or PhD from another institution. International students must submit results of an English proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS)


Enzyme regulation, lipid utilization and nutritional effects in metabolic disease/diabetes.

Ion channel function, cell-cell signaling, and cell adhesion in diseased cells.

Smooth muscle contraction in diseased heart.

Altered gene expression in growth and disease.

mRNA and protein synthesis regulation in differentiating and stressed cells, cancers.

(Additional information about concentrations can be found at the Departmental Web Site.)

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Brett Keiper, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Mailing Address:
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC 27834
Departmental Web Site: