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Genetics and Developmental Biology

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The master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees are offered in genetics and developmental biology, an interdisciplinary program involving the faculty and facilities of a number of departments in the various colleges and schools of the University. A student may concentrate in genetics or developmental biology.

The objective of this program is an increased level of understanding of modern concepts and methodologies employed in genetic and developmental biological work and to prepare a student to pursue a career in teaching and/or research. Responsibility for a student’s program is vested in a graduate committee charged with arranging the student’s coursework, conducting examinations, and supervising the research.

Admissions requirements:

University and College Level

Program Level

Program Contact:
Panaccione, Daniel
Division Coordinator of Graduate Programs
Professor of Plant Pathology
G109 South Agricultural Sciences
(304) 293-8819
Dan.Panaccione@mail.wvu.edu