PhD core courses


Introduction to Research




Journal clubs

QBS Journal club offerings

Additional journal club offerings

Supervised teaching

Graduate research

Limits and requirements

  • QBS 270 Quantitative Biomedical Sciences Journal Club is required for PhD students in their first year.
  • Nine journal club courses are required.
  • QBS 700 Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research does not count toward the units of coursework required for the PhD degree.
  • Students who matriculate Fall 2021 and beyond may not take more than 4 units of coursework per quarter unless approved by QBS administration and leadership. For the Fall quarter, this unit limit does not count pre-term courses QBS 103 Foundations of Data Science, QBS 700 Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research, and QBS 110 Integrative Biomedical Sciences Seminar.