Undergraduate Program

Undergrad Courses



Dr. Jerry Battista

Dr. Jerry Battista

519 661-2111

519 685-8300

519 685-8605

MEDBIO 4467A/B - Radiation Biology with Medical Applications

Nature and effects of ionizing radiation on biomolecular structures, living cells and tissues. Genetic effects and methods of radiation protection. Radiobiological implications of diagnostic and therapeutic radiation.

Course Objectives and Outline

 As of January 2012:
 Course is offered on-line through Distance Education - contact Dr. Battista for details.

Prerequisite(s):  Medical Biophysics 3501F or the former Medical Biophysics 3302E; 1.0 course from Medical Biophysics 2128A/B and 2129A/B, or Physics 2128A/B and 2129A/B, or Physics 2101A/B and 2102A/B, or permission of the department.

Extra Information:  2 lecture hours, 0.5 course.




Important News for 2014 Graduate Applicants

In Your Statement of Intent, 
please indicate in which area(s) of graduate research you are interested & why your academic and research background has attributes relevant to your intention to pursue a graduate degree in Medical Biophysics.

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The Top 10 Things A MBP Graduate Student Needs To Know (presented by Baraa Al-Khazraji, senior PhD student)

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Western's Learning Skills Services for Graduate Students offers excellent advice and counselling about balancing the challenges of conducting research, writing your dissertation, and maintaining a personal life. An effective example of their services is tips on time management

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Department of Medical Biophysics - Learning through Research