- Topics of the doctoral theses must be related to molecular medicine.
- Students should choose their thesis advisors before registering for the first semester of their second year and report their decisions to the program director.
- A Thesis Advisory Committee will be formed and consisted of three to five intra- and extramural instructors. At least 1/3 of the committee members must be from this program. Appointments of and any changes to the committee members will be determined by the student's thesis advisor, along with the program director and the director of the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at National Yang-Ming University.
- Beginning in their third year, Ph.D. candidates should meet with their Thesis Advisory Committee every year to assess progress on their theses.