Year 1

Summer at NIH: Lab Rotation 
Fall & Spring Semesters at Brown: Courses, Lab Rotations, Comprehensive Exam

Year 2

Move to NIH to begin thesis research (Second Rotation Optional) 
Statistics Course Requirement

Year 3

Fall Semester: Formation of Thesis Committee and Defense of Thesis Proposal (Preliminary Exam) to ascend to PhD Candidacy.

Years 4 and Beyond

Continue Thesis Research and Prepare for Thesis Defense