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paths of admission to the Pharmacology Graduate Program. The curriculum for the CBTP concentration consists of three major components: 1) the first year core course requirements of the Molecular Biosciences Program; 2) an abbreviated set of courses within the Pharmacology Program plus additional CBTP course options (see details below); and 3) mentored research experience in one of the several areas of cancer biology. The curriculum is designed to provide a strong foundation in areas that underlie basic biology of cancer and translational cancer research. These components are designed to impart the core knowledge and skills fundamental to patient-oriented therapeutic cancer research and to develop the interests, skills and experiences of our trainees to commit successfully to their careers as independent cancer researchers. Students interested in the CBTP concentration should contact the Graduate Program Director.
An application for the CBTP concentration must be completed and authorized by the Program Director. Click hereStudents who choose the CBTP concentration take the following courses of the Pharmacology program:
In addition, CBTP students take two of the four accredited electives listed below.
A wide variety of multidisciplinary conferences, seminars and non-accredited courses are also available at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and affiliated institutions.