Timeline

YEAR 1

July 2019 – September 2020
Orientation and Lab Rotations

September 2019 – June 2020
Required Coursework (24 credits)

April 2020
Attend Student Research Day

May 2020
Identify Oral Qualifying Examination Committee

June 2020
Oral Qualifying Examination

YEAR 2

September 2020
Identify Thesis Advisory Committee/obtain approval by Oversight Committee

December 2020
Approval of Thesis Proposal by Thesis Advisory Committee

April 2021
Attend Student Research Day

April/May 2021
Convene Thesis Advisory Committee
(check in every 4 months thereafter)

YEAR 3*

January 2022
Identify Thesis Defense Committee/obtain approval by Oversight Committee

February 2022
Deadline for submission of abstract for Thesis Defense

March 2022
Deadline for submission of abstract for HSDM Student Research Day

April 2022
Thesis Defense Deadline

April 2022
Present a poster at Student Research Day

May 2022
Final Thesis Submission Deadline

*If graduating in 3 years