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Master of Science (M.Sc.); Biochemistry (Thesis) - Chemical Biology (47 credits)

 

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Thesis courses (33 credits)

BIOC 695 Thesis Research 1 (Chem.-Bio.) 6
BIOC 698 Thesis Research 2 12
BIOC 699 Thesis Research 3 15

 

Required Courses (3 credits)

BIOC 696 Seminars in Biochemistry 3

 

Complementary courses (11 credits)

2 of the following courses:

BIOC 610 Seminars in Chemical Biology 1 1
BIOC 611 Seminars in Chemical Biology 3 1
BIOC 689 Seminars in Chemical Biology 2 1
BIOC 690 Seminars in Chemical Biology 4 1

 At least 3 credits from the following:

CHEM 502 Advanced Bio-Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 503 Drug Design and Development 1 3
PHAR 503 Drug Discovery & Development 1 3

Students can take either CHEM 503 or PHAR 503.

 

and at least 3 credits from the following: 

BIOC 570 Biochemistry of Lipoproteins 3
BIOC 600 Adv Strat in Genetics&Genomics 3
BIOC 603 Genomics and Gene Expression 3
BIOC 604 Macromolecular Structure 3
BIOC 605 Protein Biology & Proteomics 3
EXMD 615 Essentials of Glycobiology 3
EXMD 635D1 Experimental/Clinical Oncology 3
EXMD 635D2 Experimental/Clinical Oncology 3

 

Plus additional credits, to a total of at least 11 complementary course credits from the following list: 

CHEM 504 Drug Design and Development 2 3
CHEM 522 Stereochemistry 3
CHEM 582 Supramolecular Chemistry 3
CHEM 591 Bioinorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 621 Reaction Mech in Org Chem 5
CHEM 629 Organic Synthesis 5
CHEM 655 Advanced NMR Spectroscopy 4
EXMD 510 Bioanalytical Separation Meth 3
EXMD 602 Techniques in Molec Genetics 3
PHAR 504 Drug Discovery & Development 2 3
PHAR 562 General Pharmacology 1 3
PHAR 563 General Pharmacology 2 3
PHAR 707 Topics in Pharmacology 6 3

Students can take either CHEM 504 or PHAR 504.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Biochemistry - Chemical Biology 

Thesis

Required courses (7 credits)

BIOC 696 Seminars in Biochemistry 3
BIOC 610 Seminars in Chemical Biology 1 1
BIOC 611 Seminars in Chemical Biology 3 1
BIOC 689 Seminars in Chemical Biology 2 1
BIOC 690 Seminars in Chemical Biology 4 1

 

Complementary courses (9 credits)

At least 3 credits from the following courses:

CHEM 502 Advanced Bio-Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 503 Drug Design and Development 1 3
PHAR 503 Drug Discovery & Development 1 3

Students can take either CHEM 503 or PHAR 503.

 

And at least 3 credits from the following:

BIOC 570 Biochemistry of Lipoproteins 3
BIOC 600 Adv Strat in Genetics&Genomics 3
BIOC 603 Genomics and Gene Expression 3
BIOC 604 Macromolecular Structure 3
BIOC 605 Protein Biology & Proteomics 3
EXMD 615 Essentials of Glycobiology 3
EXMD 635D1 Experimental/Clinical Oncology 3
EXMD 635D2 Experimental/Clinical Oncology 3

 Plus additional credits, to a total of at least 9 complementary course credits, from the following list:

CHEM 504 Drug Design and Development 2 3
CHEM 522 Stereochemistry 3
CHEM 582 Supramolecular Chemistry 3
CHEM 591 Bioinorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 621 Reaction Mech in Org Chem 5
CHEM 629 Organic Synthesis 5
CHEM 655 Advanced NMR Spectroscopy 4
EXMD 510 Bioanalytical Separation Meth 3
EXMD 602 Techniques in Molec Genetics 3
PHAR 504 Drug Discovery & Development 2 3
PHAR 562 General Pharmacology 1 3
PHAR 563 General Pharmacology 2 3
PHAR 707 Topics in Pharmacology 6 3

Students can take either CHEM 504 or PHAR 504.

 

Comprehensives - Required

Please note that authorization from the Student Affairs Officer, christine [dot] laberge [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Christine Laberge), is required before registering for BIOC 701, BIOC 702, or BIOC 703.

BIOC 701 Research Seminar 1 0
BIOC 702 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal 0
BIOC 703 Research Seminar 2 0

Students must complete BIOC 701 in the third term after admission to the program, BIOC 702 in the fifth or sixth term, and BIOC 703 approximately six months prior to submission of the Ph.D. thesis.

Thesis - Required