Brown University requires a minimum of 24 tuition credits for the PhD degree.  Students may continue to register for elective courses that are related to their training throughout their time at Brown.  Below are suggested courses.  In addition, an entire course catalog is available.

Fall Semester 2013

Code Title Schedule Instructor
Cancer Biology Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00-4:20pm Anatoly Zhitkovich
Innate Immunity Mondays & Wednesdays, 8:30-9:50am Laurent Brossay & Richard Bungiro
BIOL 2050 Biology of the Eukaryotic Cell

Tuesdays & Thurdays, 1:00-2:20pm

Susan Gerbi

BIOL 2860 Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (Pathology I)


Kim Boekelheide & Thomas Bartnikas

Spring Semester 2014

Code Title Schedule Instructor

BIOL 1560

Virology  Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:00-9:50am Peter Shank
BIOL 1600 Development of Vaccines to Infectious Diseases Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00-4:20pm Richard Bungiro
BIOL 1820 Environmental Health and Disease Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00-4:20pm Tatiana Johnston
BIOL 1870 Techniques in Pathobiology Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:00-3:50pm Cynthia Jackson & Paul McMillan
BIOL 2010 Quantitative Approaches to Biology  Wednesdays, 2:00-5:00pm William Fairbrother & Nicola Neretti 
BIOL 2290 Signal Transduction Mondays, 2:00-5:00pm (tentatively) Alison DeLong & Kristi Wharton
BIOL 2310 Analysis of Development   Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00-10:20am  Mark Zervas
BIOL 2320 The Biology of Aging Thursdays, 2:00-5:00pm Stephen Helfand, John Sedivy & Marc Tatar
BIOL 2540 Molecular Genetics Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30-3:50pm Judith Bender & Erica Larschan
BIOL 2640  Viral Immunology  TBA  Christine A. Biron