The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology offers modules leading to an Honours Specialization, a Major and a Minor in Medical Cell Biology, as well as an Honours Specialization in Biochemistry and Cell Biology.
Medical Cell Biology consists of the study of humans at the levels of molecules, cells, tissues and organ systems. The modules integrate information from each of these areas to yield an understanding of the relationship between structure and function in the organism as a whole.
Courses offered in our modules allow students to study the gross anatomical features of all the human organ systems; to explore the relationship of their structure and function; to understand how cells in the human body interact when forming tissues, maintaining homeostasis and regulating behaviour; and to learn about the cellular mechanisms governing normal and pathological processes such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and mental disorders.
The broad scope of this program offers students a diverse set of career options. These career paths include graduate and professional schools, employment in drug and pharmaceutical companies, employment in government agencies, scientific research and teaching.
|Undergraduate program in Medical Cell Biology
- 2221 Functional Human Anatomy
- 3309 Mammalian Histology - Fall and Winter
- 3309 Mammalian Histology - Fall and Winter (Distance Education)
- 3309 Mammalian Histology (Summer online 2013)
- 3319 Systemic Human Anatomy
- 4410A Discovery Based Cell Biology I
- 4411B Discovery Based Cell Biology II
- 4429A Advanced Medical Cell Biology
- 4451F Integrative Neuroscience
- 4451F Integrative Neuroscience Online
- 4451G Integrative Neuroscience Online
- 4452B Neurobiology of Mental Illness
- 4461B Translational Models of Cancer
- 4480E Research Project and Seminar
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