Ph.D. Qualifying Written Exam
Students must pass exams in 4 topics. Topics must be selected such that two of them are from one subject area and two of them are from the remaining subject areas*. Main subjects and the topics are listed below.
*One of the topics may be selected from the topics of other PhD programs with the approval of the student's adviser.
Subject areas and topics:
1. Plant molecular biology and genetics
2. Plant physiology
3. Plant biotechnology
1. Applied protein engineering
2. Molecular biology and biochemistry
3. Cell biology
1. Computational biology
2. Structural biology
3.Computational genome analysis.