Summer at NIH: Lab Rotation
Fall & Spring Semesters at Brown: Courses, Lab Rotations, Comprehensive Exam
Move to NIH to begin thesis research (Second Rotation Optional)
Statistics Course Requirement
Fall Semester: Formation of Thesis Committee and Defense of Thesis Proposal (Preliminary Exam) to ascend to PhD Candidacy.
Years 4 and Beyond:
Continue Thesis Research and Prepare for Thesis Defense