Welcome to Our Student Applicants from South Korea, India, and Nigeria

The Panama College of Cell Science is pleased by the interest shown in our program from applicants in South Korea, India, and Nigeria. More and more biology majors are realizing the exciting field of stem cell science is now opening and that this is a field well worth pursuing as an advanced degree. Manipal University …

Acting Dean of Panama College of Cell Science Resigns from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

Dr. Walter P. Drake, Acting Dean of the Panama College of Cell Science, resigned his membership in the ISSCR. In a letter directed to the President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, he criticized the organization for its one sided support of embryonic stem cell research to the exclusion of research with adult …

Reminder We Have Rolling Admissions, Classes Begin Every Four Months

The Panama College of Cell Science wants to remind potential new applicants to its three year online PhD program in stem cell biology, that Applications are accepted all year long, and a student may begin studies at the start of any of our three terms (January, May, or September). Come join our exciting and novel …

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 …