logo
logo

Not on Gradschoolmatch? Sign up, find graduate schools you care about, and connect with graduate program directors.

Whether you're looking for a certificate, master's or PhD, it's easy, it's free.

Bookmark Program
Recommend Program

The Basics

DSc in Oral Biology

Boston University

This is a doctoral laboratory research degree usually finished in 3 years.


Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
700 Albany Street, W-201
Boston, Massachusetts, 02118, United States

What We Offer

Summary

This program is designated for students who wish to pursue an academic or research-oriented career. The research project is conducted with Oral Biology faculty in the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology. The DSc program is geared towards dentists who have previous educational experience in biological sciences; the doctor of science program may be combined with a clinical specialty (CAGS) program. Candidates with non-clinical degrees (BS or MS) may also be accepted.


Academic Fields

Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Degrees

Doctoral Degree, D.Sc., Doctor of Science in Oral Biology


Formats

Full Time

Keywords

Oral biology, connective tissue biology, bone biology, immunology, microbiology, oral and systemic diseases, inflammation.

Contacts

Philip Trackman

Philip Trackman
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
trackman@bu.edu
trackman@bu.edu
617 358-4440

David Levin

David Levin
delevin@bu.edu

Who We're Looking For

Summary

Students are required to fully participate in the research activities of the advisor’s laboratory, learning experimental approaches by carrying out specific research protocols related to a dissertation project. In addition to learning appropriate techniques, students are taught how to devise research strategies to answer specific questions, relate the strategy to previous studies, develop testing protocols, and analyze the resulting data. This degree is typically three years in duration for most students and attracts applicants with strong clinical backgrounds and whose scientific backgrounds may not be as strong as required for admission to the PhD Program, but who think that biological research could become a component of future professional activities. Some laboratory research experience is preferable, but not always required, depending on the previous coursework and experience of the applicant.


Academic Backgrounds

Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Dentistry.

Links & Media

Apartment Finder

Bookmark Program
Recommend Program

Not on Gradschoolmatch? Sign up, find graduate schools you care about, and connect with graduate program directors.

Whether you're looking for a certificate, master's or PhD, it's easy, it's free.