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Major Requirements

Minor Requirements

Sample Four Year Schedule

Genetics - About the Degree

Course Descriptions

Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics

Cynthia Kenyon Outstanding Undergraduate Award

Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award

Applications for Research Course Approval

Department applications:

If you research is with a Genetics faculty member, use this form:

GENE4960R, GENE 4970R, GENE 4980R form (Genetics Faculty)

If your research is with a faculty member outside of the Department of Genetics please use this form:

GENE4960R, GENE 4970R, GENE 4980R or Prefix from another Department form (Outside of Genetics Faculty)


Any student wishing to complete a thesis is encouraged to contact Dr. Jonathan Eggenschwiler ( Dr. Eggenschwiler can help you at all stages of the thesis, including deciding if writing a thesis is the right choice for you and with all the mechanics of preparing your thesis.

GENE4990R form