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2015-2016 University Catalog 
    
2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (Graduate)


Website URL:

http://www.mcmp.purdue.edu/graduateprogram/

Department/School Head:

Zhong-Yin Zhang

Admission Requirements:

Doctoral Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score set
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test:
    Not required, but recommended subject tests are Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score set
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test:
    Not required, but recommended subject tests are Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550 required, 600 or greater desired
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77, 95 or greater desired 
    With the following minimum section requirements (22 or greater desired for each section):
    Reading: 20
    Listening: 20
    Speaking: 20
    Writing: 20
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers
    Not required, but recommended

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

  • Enter the program via Ph.D only

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Biophysical & Computational Chemistry
  • Cancer Research
  • Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Neuropharmacology, Neurodegeneration, & Neurotoxicity
  • Systems Biology & Functional Genomics

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

Eric L. Barker
Ching-jer Chang
Mark S. Cushman
V. Jo Davisson
Robert L. Geahlen
Arun K. Ghosh
Marietta L. Harrison
Gregory H. Hockerman
Chang-Deng Hu
Carol B. Post
Craig K. Svensson
Val J. Watts
Danzhou Yang

Associate Professor

Curtis L. Ashendel
Tony R. Hazbun
Douglas J. LaCount
Markus A. Lill
Chiwook Park
Jean-Christophe Rochet
Weiguo Andy Tao

Assistant Professor

Animesh Vinay Aditya
Emily C. Dykhuizen
Daniel P. Flaherty
Casey J. Krusemark
Wanqing Liu
Darci Trader
Richard M. Van Rijn
Michael K. Wendt

Emeritus Faculty

Donald E. Bergstrom
Richard F. Borch
Joseph L. Borowitz
Gary P. Carlson
H. Patrick Fletcher
Peter F. Heinstein
Gary E. Isom
G. Marc Loudon
Jerry L. McLaughlin
David E. Nichols
James E. Robbers
Charles O. Rutledge

Programs

    DoctoralMaster’s

    Courses

      Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology