M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics
M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Genetics (with thesis)
The objective of the graduate program is to train the students to carry out advanced and high-technology research in areas. The program covers molecular biology applications such as molecular genetics, ecological and evolutionary genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, cancer biology, plant sciences, molecular biophysics, biomaterials, molecular pharmacology and toxicology, biomedical techniques, biotechnology, neurophysiology, and ecology.
|Course Code||Course Name||METU Credit||Contact (h/w)||Laboratory (h/w)||ECTS Credit|
|BIOL558||Bioethics and Research Methods||0||0||0||10.0|
|GENE501||Seminars in Molecular Biology and Genetics I||0||0||2||10.0|
|GENE502||Seminars in Molecular Biology and Genetics II||0||0||2||10.0|
h/w: hours per week
7 elective course(s)* approved by the Department of Biological Sciences.
*2 courses must have GENE program code,
*2 courses must have GENE or BIO program code,
*3 courses can be from any approved department.
Total minimum credit: 21
Formation of M.Sc. Thesis defense examination committee
The following rules for the formation of thesis defense commitees were accepted by the University Graduate Committee.
M.Sc. Examination committee composition
- Thesis defense examination committees consist of 3 or 5 members. The members include thesis supervisor, at least one member from other departments of METU or outside the university.
- The members coming from outside the university must have at least Ph.D. degree.
- The co-supervisors could attend the defense exams and as a member of the committee.