Timeline

YEAR 1

July 2016 – September 2016
Orientation and Lab Rotations

September 2016 – June 2017
Required Coursework (24 credits)

April 2017
Attend Student Research Day

May 2017
Identify Oral Qualifying Examination Committee

June 2017
Oral Qualifying Examination

YEAR 2

September 2017
Identify Thesis Advisory Committee/obtain approval by Oversight Committee

December 2017
Approval of Thesis Proposal by Thesis Advisory Committee

April 2018
Attend Student Research Day

April/May 2018
Convene Thesis Advisory Committee
(check in every 4 months thereafter)

YEAR 3*

January 2019
Identify Thesis Defense Committee/obtain approval by Oversight Committee

February 2019
Deadline for submission of abstract for Thesis Defense

March 2019
Deadline for submission of abstract for HSDM Student Research Day

April 2019
Thesis Defense Deadline

April 2019
Present a poster at Student Research Day

May 2019
Final Thesis Submission Deadline

*If graduating in 3 years