MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Quantitative Sciences (QS) Program students are required to take an on-topic candidacy exam in which the research proposal is based on the student's project. The format follows the GSBS on-topic format and also includes a breadth of knowledge component.  Time at the end of the exam will be used for each examiner to ask one breadth of knowledge question, plus follow-up questions as warranted. 

The question guidelines are as follows:

Candidacy Exam Committee Members:

Jeff Chang, PhD
Traver Hart, PhD
Prahlad Ram, PhD
Kim-Anh Do, PhD
Eduardo Vilar Sanchez, MD, PhD
Nidhi Sahni, PhD
Goo Jun, PhD
Xiaodong Zhang, PhD
Peng Wei, PhD            
Linghua Wang, PhD