MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAM THESIS PROPOSAL EXAM This is to certify that _________________________ presented and defended an acceptable (Name) Ph.D. proposal on __________________. (Date) A summary and recommendations of the committee should be outlined below. If the student did not present or defend and acceptable Ph.D proposal, the decision(s) should be outlined below. Thesis Research Committee: 1) ________________ Chairperson 2) ________________ 3) ________________ 4) ________________ This committee becomes the Thesis Research Committee. (If you do not have an outside examiner, upon successful defense of your proposition you should select an outside examiner for your Ph.D. Thesis Committee and submit his/her name to the Program Office.) This committee must meet at least once per year to monitor the progress of the thesis research. The chairperson is responsible for a summary of the proceedings of these meetings and its submission to the Program Office.