Master of Science (M.Sc.) Microbiology and Immunology (Thesis) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

  • MIMM 697 Master's Research 1 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students

  • MIMM 698 Master's Research 2 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students

  • MIMM 699 Master's Research 3 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor on a research problem in the student's designated area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • MIMM 611 Graduate Seminars 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Presentation of a research proposal seminar, which is not held publically but presented and evaluated in the context of the first Advisory Committee meeting. Presentation of the relevant background of the research project, the hypothesis to be tested, the objectives of the research project and summary of the experimental approach that will be used.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jacques Archambault (Fall) Sylvie Fournier (Winter)

  • MIMM 612 Graduate Seminars 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Presentation of a scientific seminar, which includes a summary of the relevant background of the research project, the hypothesis being tested, the student’s experimental work to date and the future objectives.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Robert A Murgita, Jacques Archambault (Fall) Sylvie Fournier, Jacques Archambault (Winter)

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - presentation of two seminar topics throughout the course of their degree program

  • MIMM 613 Current Topics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Graduate students are required to attend eight scientific seminars each term, for three terms. A minimum of four seminars should be attended from the Infection and Immunity Seminar Series offered by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. A maximum of four life sciences-related seminars presented by principal investigators can be attended at McGill University or its affiliated centers (MUHC, LDI, IRCM).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Olivier (Fall) Martin Olivier (Winter)

  • MIMM 614 Current Topics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Graduate students are required to attend eight scientific seminars each term, for three terms. A minimum of four seminars should be attended from the Infection and Immunity Seminar Series offered by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. A maximum of four life sciences-related seminars presented by principal investigators can be attended at McGill University or its affiliated centers (MUHC, LDI, IRCM).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Olivier (Fall) Martin Olivier (Winter)

  • MIMM 615 Current Topics 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : M.Sc. Students (discussion groups with guest speakers).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Martin Olivier (Fall) Martin Olivier (Winter)

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

Revision, October 2017. Start of revision.

Minimum 6 credits from:

  • MIMM 607 Biochemical Pathology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Immunopathogenesis of Human Disease: Lectures and seminars on immune-regulatory mechanisms (cellular/molecular), maintaining the balance between protection and pathology; pathogenesis of major infectious diseases with bacterial, viral and parasitic involvement (e.g. tuberculosis, AIDS, malaria) and classical immune disorders (e.g. asthma).

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Maziar Divangahi, Martin Olivier, Martin Richer, Christine T McCusker, Nicole F Bernard, Bruce Mazer, Ciriaco Piccirillo, Brian Ward, Salman Qureshi, Irah King (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking PATH 607.

  • MIMM 616 Reading and Conference 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Sylvie Fournier (Fall)

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program

  • MIMM 617 Reading and Conference 2 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program

  • MIMM 618 Reading and Conference 3 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program

  • MIMM 619 Reading and Conference 4 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program

  • NEUR 502 Basic and Clinical Aspects of Neuroimmunology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Neurology and Neurosurgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Neurology and Neurosurgery : The role of inflammation in physiological function of the nervous system, as well as in a broad range of neurological diseases where inflammation can act as a contributing factor to the development of pathology or promote recovery, including fundamentals of neuroimmunology to molecular/cellular aspects of neuroinflammation underlying the pathology seen in clinical conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ji Zhang, Luke Healy (Winter)

Any life sciences-related 500-level or above course (3 credits). Department approval required.

* Not offered in every academic year.

Revision, October 2017. End of revision.
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