Biomedical Sciences – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Brody School of Medicine

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Campus (Face to Face)

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Brett Keiper, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director

Mailing Address:
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, 600 Moye Blvd, Greenville, NC 27834

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority ** ** ** ** **
Graduate School May 15th October 15th * * *

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Applications received by the priority date will receive for full consideration of assistantship funding, tuition waivers, health insurance, and other incentives.

Applications will still be considered after the priority deadline but funding of assistantships, tuition, health insurance, and other incentives will be subject to remaining availability

These deadline dates are set by the university and reflect deadlines for Financial Aid to process the Stipend.

Students who are self-funded may be accepted up to 2 months prior to start of classes.

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application form
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • One (1) letter of recommendation that indicate prior research experience
  • Statement of Purpose/Intent
  • CV, not more than 3 yrs out of date

International students must submit results of an English proficiency exam (TOEFL, IELTS, DuoLingo)

  • Enzyme regulation, lipid utilization and nutritional effects in metabolic disease/diabetes
  • Ion channel function, cell-cell signaling, and cell adhesion in diseased cells
  • Smooth muscle contraction in diseased heart
  • Altered gene expression in growth and disease
  • mRNA and protein synthesis regulation in differentiating and stressed cells, cancers

(Additional information about concentrations can be found at the Departmental Web Site.)