Stanford Does Not Have the Only Graduate Program In Stem Cell Biology

In April 2011, Stanford University School of Medicine claimed to have established the "first PhD program in stem cell science in the world". You can read the story at: http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2011/april/stem-phd.html, stating that "Stanford is the first to create a free-standing doctoral program dedicated solely to stem cell biology and regenerative medicine". The article goes on …

Biology Graduate School Announces Next Class Begins January 1, 2012

The Panama College of Cell Science, offering a 3 year online PhD degree in stem cell biology, announces that the next class of new graduate students is forming for the trimester beginning January 1, 2012. Applications may be submitted now, and in any event no later than November 15 and upon acceptance, tuition payments must …

Curriculum Change Made to Ensure “Equivalency” Status of Degree

The Panama College of Cell Science, the only 3 year online biology degree which can be completed entirely online,  recently adjusted adjusted its curriculum to be in line with USA regionally accredited biology programs in order to ensure that its degrees will be considered "equivalent" to a USA degree, and hence acceptable for employment. The …

An Example of a Course Lecture

The following is an example of a course video lecture. In this lecture, Nadia Rosenthal PhD, Senior Scientist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, discusses the normal, yet surprising,  decrease in stem cells in the heart over time. Video Chapters:  5:24--Intro/Purpose ---Aging Characteristics 7:43--Do Stem Cells Cause Aging? --Older Muscles = Less Stem Cells 12:44--Notch-Delta Signaling …

WordPress.com will be used for Course Management

The Panama College of Cell Science will use WordPress style blogging web pages for its course management system. After a great deal of study of the multitude of instructional technology platforms, course management using WordPress was selected due to its ease of use, ready familiarity by many computer users, and short learning curve for both …