Interdisciplinary Seminar on Medicine (B), Institute of Medical Sciences (Jan 11, 2018)

=====Interdisciplinary Seminar on Medicine (B)=====

Date & Time:Thursday, Jan 11, 2018, 1:30 PM-3:20 PM

Location:Room 611, Xie-Li Building, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital

Time Student PI Research Topic Remarks
1:30-2:00 紀伯叡(Po-Jui Chi) 蘇正川教授(Prof. Cheng-Chuan Su) Quantiferon test (QFT), 新一代檢測潛伏性結核菌感染的試驗方式 Lab rotation reports

※Time for your presentation is 30 minutes in total including questions. Please leave 5 minutes for teachers and students to ask questions.

※Students must invite your PI to attend the report.

2:00-2:30 黃晉德(Chin-Te Huang) 張中興教授(Prof. Chung-Hsing Chang) 1. Cell culture

2. Transgenic mice for melanoma induction

2:30-3:00 蔡昇宗(Sheng-Tzung Tsai) 曾國藩教授(Prof. Guo-Fang Tseng) Deep brain stimulation and memory
3:00-3:30 彭成桓(Cheng-Huan Peng) 吳文田副教授(Assoc. Prof. Wen-Tien Wu) 以清醒鼠模式探討骨折後尿路敗血症之相互影響
The influences of fracture with implant placement on urosepsis using a conscious rat model


Institute of Medical Sciences, Guidelines Governing Direct Transfers from the MSc to Ph.D. Program

Admission Requirements:
In accordance with TCU policies, a master’s student who has a superior academic record at the graduate level, and presents outstanding research potential is eligible to apply for the direct Ph.D. track.Materials Required for Applications:
1. A completed application form (
2. An autobiography (including the motivation; 3 copies)
3. At least two letters of recommendation, which must from academic sources.
4. A study plan for Ph.D. program (3 copies).
5. A transcript show grades (including class ranking) for every semester of study in which you were enrolled at that institution (including the first semester of 106 academic year) (please hand in the transcript before January 31, 2018).The Examination Committee of the Institute will assess applicants based on their application materials and the oral interview. Upon approval by the Institute, the screening results will be forwarded to the president of TCU for affirmation. Applicants who are accepted will officially become doctoral students of the Institute.

Application date:
December 25, 2017 to January 5, 2018.

Oral interview date:
March 3, 2018

Maximum admission number of students: 8

Programs open for application:
Program of Basic Sciences, Program of Clinical Medical, and Program of Health Sciences.
Admission Results:
Admission results will be released on March 16, 2018

Scholarship/Financial Aid Information:
TCU facilitates scholarship programs for international students. For more details about scholarships, please contact the Office of International Affairs.

Applicants please submit the required materials (all in an envelope with the applicant’s name and the program name that you apply to on it) to the Office of Academic Affairs of TCU (The Registrar Division) prior to the application deadline.

If you have any question, please contact the office of Institute of Medical Sciences (03-8565301 ext. 2011).

Steering Committee established

According to the Ph.D. program of the Institute of Medical Sciences, the Steering Committee (SC) should be formed within three months after enrollment. The SC is responsible for counsel of the course progression, discussion of research and thesis, and preparation of Ph.D. candidate examination of the students. The SC will be dismissed after the Thesis Advisory Committee is formed.
Application form before December 15 will be given to institute office.

【Important】This semester Qualifying Examination

Dear all,

According to the rules from our institute, the PhD Qualifying Examination should be completed before the end of third academic year after enrollment, and students should complete the application process within one month at the beginning of every semester.

The process flowchart:

Choose your adviser professor and constitute the thesis advisory committee.

Submit a completed application form, and two non-thesis topics along with the main research project (all with abstracts).

The institute director and deputy directors will decide a topic for your non-thesis proposal, and also recommend one full-time tenured faculty from the Institute of Medical Sciences as your Qualifying Examination Committee member.

Your thesis advisory committee recommends two to four members for your Qualifying Examination Committee (at least one third of the members should be the external member of the Tzu Chi University).

Confirm the date for your Qualifying Examination.

Submit your non-thesis proposal two weeks before the Qualifying Examination (an electronic copy and 3 printed copies).

The Qualifying Examination.

Ph.D. Qualifying Examination Application Form.