Honours Specialization in Medical Cell Biology

(Starting September 2009)


Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in the following 3.0 principal courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 65%.

1.0 course from: Biology 1222 and 1223
1.0 course from: Chemistry 1050 or the former Chemistry 020 or 023
1.0 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, 1100A/B, 1201A/B, 1301A/B, 1501A/B, Linear Algebra 1600A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, 1228A/B, 1229A/B,
Statistical Sciences 1024A/B, Applied Mathematics 1413 or the former Mathematics 030
1.0 course from: Physics 1020, 1024, 1028A/B and 1029A/B or the former Physics 022 or 025, must be completed by the end of second year, with a minimum mark of 60%

Module

11.0 courses:

0.5 course:    Biochemistry 2280A (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
1.0 course from:    Chemistry 2213A/B (Organic Chemistry), and
      Chemistry 2223B (Organic Chemistry of Biological Molecules)
   or Chemistry 2273A (Organic Chemistry I), and
      Chemistry 2283G (Organic Chemistry II)
0.5 course from:    Biology 2244A (Analysis and Interpretation of Biological Data)
   or Statistical Science 2122A/B (Methods of Statistical Analysis)
1.5 courses from:    Biology 2290F/G (Scientific Methods in Biology)
      Biology 2382B (Cell Biology)
      Biology 2581B (Genetics)
1.0 course:    Anatomy & Cell Biology 3309 (Mammalian Histology)
1.0 course from:    Anatomy & Cell Biology 3319 (Systemic Human Anatomy)
      Physiology 3120 (Mammalian Physiology)
1.0 course:    Biochemistry 3381A (Biological Macromolecules)
      Biochemistry 3382B (Biochemical Regulation)
0.5 course:    Biology 3316A (Advanced Cell Biology)
0.5 course from:    Biochemistry 3380G (Biochemistry Laboratory)
      Biology 3326F/G (Cell Biology Laboratory)
1.5 courses from:    Anatomy & Cell Biology 4410A (Discovery-based Cell Biology I)
      Anatomy & Cell Biology 4411B (Discovery-based Cell Biology II)
      Anatomy & Cell Biology 4429A (Medical Cell Biology)
0.5 course from:    Anatomy & Cell Biology 4451A (Integrative Neuroscience)
      Anatomy & Cell Biology 4461B (Translational Models of Cancer)
1.5 course:    Anatomy & Cell Biology 4480E (Research Project)


Notes

  • Enrolment in Biochemistry 3381A requires a minimum mark of 65% in Biochemistry 2280A; and a minimum average of 65% in Chemistry 2213A/B and 2223B, or a minimum mark of 60% in each of Chemistry 2273A and 2283G

  • Enrolment in Biology 3362F/G requires a minimum mark of 70% in Biology 2382B>

  • Enrolment in Anatomy & Cell Biology 4429A and Anatomy & Cell Biology 4410A require a minimum mark of 70% in Biology 3361A

  • Enrolment in Anatomy & Cell Biology 4451A requires either Physiology 3120 or 3140A as a pre-requisite
  • Enrolment in Anatomy & Cell Biology 4461B requires either Anatomy & Cell Biology 3309 or Pathology 3240A as a pre-requisite
  • Enrolment in Anatomy & Cell Biology 4480E is limited and requires a minimum mark of 70% in each of Biochemistry 3381A and 3382B, and in either Biochemistry 3380G or Biology 3326F/G

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