Free Radical Radiation Biology Program

Prospective Student Questionnaire

 

Free Radical and Radiation Biology Program
The University of Iowa

The Free Radical & Radiation Biology Program offers program of study leading to the PhD and MS degrees. The department also offers opportunities for qualified and interested students to pursue combined programs leading to the MD-PhD through the medical scientist training program (MSTP).

First, prospective applicants to the Free Radical & Radiation Biology Program should complete the Prospective Student Questionnaire below.

Second, applications to Free Radical & Radiation Biology are submitted via the Biosciences Centralized Application System, an electronic application system that streamlines the admissions process for 13 PhD training programs, including the Free Radical & Radiation Biology PhD program.

The electronic application system transmits your file directly to the Free Radical & Radiation Biology’s Admission Committee for evaluation.

This application is FREE.

For best consideration, please submit completed applications by December 15th.

Applications received after December 15th will be considered on a rolling basis.

Information regarding application procedures, entrance requirements, financial support, and the Iowa City community can be found at the Biosciences Centralized Application System web site.

Contact Information

Please email questions regarding the Free Radical & Radiation Biology PhD program to freeradicalandradiationbiology@uiowa.edu

Please email questions regarding admissions to biosciences-admissions@uiowa.edu



First Name Middle Initial
Last Name


Present Address

Street Address

City State Zip Code

Country


Permanent Address (if different from above)

Street Address

City State Zip Code

Country


Email1: * Required information

Email2:

Home Telephone Work/Day Telephone

Fax

How did you hear about this program?


Degree Objective:

M.S. Ph.D.

Session Applying for:

Fall of (Select Year)


Specific Research Areas of Interest

Rate from 1 (extremely interested) to 5 (not interested)

Areas 1 2 3 4 5
Free Radical Biology
Cancer Biology
Biological Effects of Radiation
Radiological Physics
Physiological Imaging
Health Physics
Isotope Methodology
Experimental Radiotherapy
Hyperthermia
Other (Specify)

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Taken Plan to take

Provide Date(s):

If already taken, please provide your scores:

Verbal: Quantitative: Analytical


Grade Point Average:

Undergraduate GPA, based on a scale (for example, a 3.25 based on a 4.0 scale)
Major:

Graduate GPA, based on a scale (for example, a 3.25 based on a 4.0 scale)
Major:


Education

(Include College or University and Special Programs such as Radiography. Start with the most recent.)

School Name, City, State, Country

Dates Attended

Degree/Certificate Recieved, Major

School Name, City, State, Country

Dates Attended

Degree/Certificate Recieved, Major

School Name, City, State, Country

Dates Attended

Degree/Certificate Recieved, Major

School Name, City, State, Country

Dates Attended

Degree/Certificate Recieved, Major


Employment History (Start with most recent)

Employers name and address

Dates Employed

Position Held

Employers name and address

Dates Employed

Position Held

Employers name and address

Dates Employed

Position Held

--For the following three questions, well thought out, short essays are expected.  You may want to compose them offline and then copy and paste into the response area.--

Reason(s) for choosing field of Free Radical and Radiation Biology at The University of Iowa:

What is your career objective? (What do you want to be doing five years from now? Ten years from now?)

What human health problem is of special interest to you and why? (Examples would be: cancer, heart disease, aging, neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. ALS, Parkinsons, Alzheimers), Immune diseases, Stroke, Vascular disease, Environment issues, Radiation issues.)

 

Special Concerns and Questions:


Are you a U.S. Citizen?

yes no

If not, what is your Country of Citizenship?

If apppropriate, have you taken the Test of English as a Foreign Languague(TOEFL)?

Taken Plan to take

Provide Date(s):

Your score:


Optional Information

Gender:

Birthdate (MM/DD/YY):


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