- Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
- Recommendation Letters (2 for MSc)
- TOEFL Requirement (for those whose native language is not English) - New Internet Based: Minimum Score 80
- GRE scores
- Official transcripts from all the universities attended
- Statement of Purpose
Months of entry
At the beginning of the 21st century, novel technologies are allowing us to make exciting new discoveries and obtain detailed knowledge of how molecules, cells, tissues, and organisms operate. Furthermore, these advances are changing the way in which we diagnose and treat human disease. In light of these developments, it is crucial that we educate today’s students about biology at the molecular level.
Koç University’s Molecular Biology and Genetics PhD Program succeeds in providing broad and deep education in the biological sciences. The Molecular Biology and Genetics PhD Program offers advanced cell and molecular biology and genetics courses as well as electives in areas, such as cancer biology, neuroscience, and bioinformatics. Students in the Molecular Biology and Genetics program will engage in experimental research by working with faculty members in their cutting-edge research programs.
The program will prepare students for careers in areas including: academia, pharmaceutical discovery and development, biotechnology, environmental sciences, food quality control, and forensics.
Current faculty projects and research interests: • Computational and Quantative Biology • Biometric Materials and Islet Cell Bioengineering • Robıtics and Mechanics • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics • Molecular biochemistry • Computational Systems • Biofluids and Cardiovascular Mechanics • Polymer Science and Technology • Mitochondrial Biogenesis • Cell Biology • Microphotonics • Optofluidic and Nano-Optics
Information for international students
There is no separate application process for the full scholarship. You apply to the program and if admitted will be offered the full scholarship. The program is taught in English and there are a full range of student support services for our international students.
Fees and funding
KU Graduate Fellowship
KU Graduate Fellowship is a unique and highly competitive MS and PhD scholarship opportunity for outstanding applicants. Candidates having outstanding academic record and/or having high impact scientific publications are considered for KU Graduate Fellowship.
- Monthly stipend
- Full tuition waiver
- Free furnished housing nearby campus or housing aid
- Private health insurance
- Travel awards
- Other benefits
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Global Recruitment Team