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Master of Science (M.Sc.); Parasitology (Thesis) (46 credits)

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Offered by: Parasitology     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (32 credits)

Required Courses (14 credits)

  • PARA 600 Thesis Proposal for M.Sc (4 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Parasitology : Comprises a written document outlining the proposed research objectives.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Robin N Beech (Fall) Robin N Beech (Winter)

  • PARA 606 Parasitology Seminar (2 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Parasitology : A seminar series in which students present seminars covering topics in parasitology, in areas relevant to their research interests. Students register for the course in their second term of residency. Attendance and participation are compulsory for M.Sc. students.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: A Paula Ribeiro (Fall) A Paula Ribeiro (Winter)

  • PARA 607 Parasitology Research Seminar (2 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Parasitology : This is a required course for M.Sc. students. A seminar course in which students registered at the Institute of Parasitology present seminars on the results of their thesis research. Students register for the course in the final term prior to thesis submission.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: A Paula Ribeiro (Fall) A Paula Ribeiro (Winter)

  • PARA 635 Cell Biology and Infection (3 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Parasitology : Research articles will be the primary source of information. This course will cover new principles in cell biology. In particular, the mechanisms by which gene expression is regulated through signal transduction pathways initiated at the cell surface will be presented.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Petra Rohrbach, John Dalton, Sebastien Faucher (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: students with some background in molecular biology

  • PARA 655 Host-Parasite Interactions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Parasitology : Lectures, tutorials and laboratory demonstrations of the principal factors which affect levels of parasite infection and treatment of infections in humans and animals. The integration and management of the host-parasite relationship in terms of transmission, population dynamics, environmental management, behaviour, immune responses, pathology, and pharmacology to decrease parasitic disease.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Roger K Prichard, Petra Rohrbach, Momar Ndao (Fall)

Other course work in related subjects may be required, depending upon the candidate's background and research orientation.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)