Name of the program: Doctorate in Biological and Health Chemistry
Key DGP: 562601
Normal period to graduate: 8 semesters
Credits: 206
Degree conferred: Doctor of Science (Biological and Health Chemistry)
Campus where it is offered: Hermosillo

Program description

General purpose

To train highly qualified personnel in the areas of chemistry, biology and health sciences, with an interdisciplinary vision, that contributes to solving the health problems.

Specific objectives

  • To train human resources of high scientific quality in the areas of Biological Chemistry and Health so that, through the autonomous and creative exercise of research work, with solid theoretical and methodological skills, help in the solution of problems related to health in the different areas areas of this sector.
  • To train human resources of high academic quality in the Biological and Health Chemistry areas that participate in higher level teaching activities.
  • Prepare human resources with skills to be incorporated into the different areas of the labor market where decisions are made related to the integration processes that link the different areas related to the Biological and Health Sciences.

What Will Your Competencies Be When You Finish The Program?

Egress Profile

The profile of the graduate of the PDCQBS at the Universidad de Sonora will be identified as: Doctor of Science (Biological and Health Chemistry), with the ability to develop in any of the following disciplines:

  • Immunology
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Public health
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Bioinorganic chemistry
  • Food Chemistry
  • Nutrition

The graduate of this doctoral program will be able to carry out independent research, mainly oriented to the search of practical solutions to the problems of the socio-economic, scientific and technological regional development, besides being able to direct research groups, formulate and present proposals of financing for their research projects before the corresponding agencies, publishing and presenting results of research in specialized media and national and international scientific events; In the same way, it will be able to establish links with the productive sectors.

Curriculum

Curricular map

List of subjects

List of subjects, area or module

Credits

Research Seminar I: Protocol presentation

4

Research advances I

10

Optional Advanced Course I

4-8

Research Seminar II: Project Operation

4

Research advances II

10

Advanced Optional Course II

4-8

Research seminar III: Results analysis strategy

4

Research advances III

10

Research seminar IV: Discussion and writing of results

4

Research advances IV

10

Writing scientific articles

4

Research Seminar V: Discussion and writing of results

4

Research advances V

10

Research seminar VI: Discussion and writing of results

4

Research advances VI

10

Seminar of investigation VII: Discussion and writing of results

4

Research advances VII

10

Preparation of scientific project proposals

4

Research seminar VIII: Discussion and writing of results

4

Research advances VIII

10

Thesis

40

Optional assignatures

Course

Credits

Microbiology

6

Spectroscopic methods

6

Advanced analytical chemistry

6

Epidemiology

6

Advanced organic chemistry

6

Vegetal biology

6

Biosynthetic metabolism of natural products

6

Design of experiments

6

Clinical trials

6

Glycobiology

8

Methods of biochemical analysis

8

Investigation methodology

8

Biostatistics

8

Bioethics

4

Cell biology

8

Biochemistry

8

Toxicology

6

Public health

8

Genetics and molecular biology

6

Advanced immunology

6

Nutrition

6

Clinical Biochemistry

6

Techniques for the purification and characterization of biomolecules

4

Experimental methods in nutrition

6

Immunochemical techniques

4

Techniques in the handling of experimental models

4

Therapy

8

Epidemiological designs

6

Methods of Regression and Epidemiological Research

8

Basic Nutrition

8

Biochemical and Biological Techniques in Nutrition

6

Lines of generation and / or application of knowledge of the program.

  • Biochemistry and Immunology of infectious and chronic degenerative diseases of greater regional prevalence.
  • Biomedical aspects and epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable diseases of high prevalence.
  • Innovation in nutritional sciences, metabolism, nutropatologies and public health.
  • Biochemistry and biotechnology of products of natural origin with an impact on health.

Academic Core

First name

Mail

Dr. Enrique Bolado Martínez

enrique.bolado@unison.mx

Dr. Francisco Javier Castillo Yáñez

jcastillo@guayacan.uson.mx

Dr. Miriam Teresa Dominguez Guedea

miriamd@sociales.uson.mx

Dr. Juan Carlos Gálvez Ruiz

anisolborano@guayacan.uson.mx

Dr. Adriana Garibay Escobar

adriana.garibay@unison.mx

Dr. Verónica López Teros

veronica.lopez@unison.mx

Dr. Víctor Manuel Ocaño Higuera

ocano@guayacan.uson.mx

Dr. Ramón Enrique Robles Zepeda

robles.zepeda@unison.mx

Dr. Eduardo Ruiz Bustos

eduardo.ruiz@unison.mx

Dr. Mauro Eduardo Fernando Valencia Juillerat

mevalencia@guayacan.uson.mx

Dr. Olivia Valenzuela Antelo

olivia.valenzuela@unison.mx

Dr. Carlos Arturo Velázquez Contreras

velaz@guayacan.uson.mx

How to enter this postgraduate course?

Entry requirements

  • Original and 2 copies of the master's degree in the area of Biological and Health Sciences.
  • Official document with minimum average mastery of 80 or equivalent.
  • Proof of the EXANI-III postgraduate entrance examination, with a minimum score of 1000.
  • Official document that endorses 480 TOEFL points.
  • Curriculum vitae, with vouchers.
  • Letter of intention expressing the reasons that the student has to study the program.
  • Two letters of academic recommendation.
  • Present Research Proposal to be developed (10 pages, endorsed by the tutor, as well as financing evidence).
  • The tutor must meet the criteria established by the Academic Committee of the Program.
  • Personal interview with the Admission Committee, which will ultimately resolve.
  • Application for Income
  • Original or certified copy of birth certificate, official identification with photograph, CURP, three child-sized photographs.
  • Copy of the master's degree certificate, indicating the total of credits covered.
  • If you have been a CONACyT Scholar, submit a release letter.
  • For foreign students: Submit a copy of your immigration permit to study in Mexico (copy of your VISA and "Student Temporary Resident Card). Applicants whose mother tongue is different from Spanish will be subject to an assessment of the proficiency of this language. The master's degree must be apostilled by the government of the foreign country or legalized by the Mexican embassy of the country where the student comes from. They must also submit a certificate of notes apostilled by the government of the foreign country or legalized by the Mexican embassy of the country where the student comes from.

Admission profile

  • Have knowledge and skills from some area of the Biological and Health Sciences (including Biology, Medicine, Nutrition, Psychology, Chemistry, Chemical Biologist, and those approved by the Graduate Academic Committee).
  • Demonstrate interest in acquiring excellent training for the development of scientific research in the area of Biological Chemistry and Health sciences.
  • Skill in the domain of knowledge dissemination, with emphasis on the use of the English language.
  • Personal capacity, discipline and perseverance for research.
  • Critical and proactive attitude for the analysis of problems in the Biological and Health Sciences.
  • Capacity for teamwork.

What do you need to get the degree?

Qualification requirements

To obtain a PhD degree, you must:

  • Comply with 100% of the assigned credits and contents within the curriculum.
  • Have at least one article accepted, in press or published, and one sent, product of the work of doctoral thesis where the student appears as the first author, in national or international circulation magazine, and indexed in JCR.
  • Pass the exam of grade before a jury proposed by the program coordinator, and endorsed by the Academic Committee of the Postgraduate Course.
  • When the supporter does not pass the general knowledge examination or the grade examination in the oral phase, he will be entitled to a second and last opportunity within a period of no more than six months.
  • Comply with the provisions and requirements demanded by the School Services Office for the issuance of the degree.

Titration options

Pass grade exam in the written and oral phase; The written phase will consist of an individual thesis, in which a coherent overall research effort will be shown, following a scientific methodology.

How much does it cost to study this postgraduate course?

Cost of the EXANI-III

The registration cost of applicants to enter the Universidad de Sonora is announced annually along with the first entry notice.

Registration and tuition fees

Students, when enrolling in any of the graduate programs, must cover the corresponding fees according to the current minimum wage in the city of Hermosillo, as established in the Quotas Regulation.

More reports

Dr. Carlos Arturo Velázquez Contreras
Program coordinator
Blvd. Luis Donaldo Colosio between Reforma and Francisco Salazar, Colonia Centro CP 83000. Building 7C High Floor. Hermosillo, Sonora.
pcs@dependencias.uson.mx
Tel: 52 (662) 2592269
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Program taught in:
  • Spanish

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Last updated June 18, 2019
This course is Campus based
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10,478 MXN
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