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Anatomy and Cell Biology (ANAT)

Anatomy and Cell Biology (ANAT)

Location

Location

  • Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, Room 1/60
  • 3640 University Street
  • Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C7

About Anatomy and Cell Biology

About Anatomy and Cell Biology

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology offers courses that deal with cell biology, histology, embryology, neuroanatomy, and gross anatomy. The Honours program is designed as the first phase in the training of career cell and molecular biologists. The Major and Liberal programs offer decreasing levels of specialization in Anatomy and Cell Biology but with a broader base in other biological sciences. These programs also form a sound background for graduate studies in Anatomy and Cell Biology, or for further professional training. Students should choose their major based on their interest and also consider the Interdisciplinary Minor in Life Sciences. A B.Sc. in Anatomy and Cell Biology provides an excellent preparation for technical and administrative positions in laboratories of universities, research institutions, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries.

The Department is equipped to perform protein purification, recombinant DNA technology, micro-injection of molecules into single cells, cytochemical, immunocytochemical and fluorescent analysis and electron microscopy, proteomics and genomics. The Department has a well-equipped centre for electron microscopy as well as a centre for confocal and immunofluorescence. The new cryo-electron microscope facility in the Department is unique and represents a cutting edge technology to apply fundamental discoveries to therapeutic applications.

Inquiries about programs should be directed to the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.

Anatomy and Cell Biology (ANAT) Faculty

Anatomy and Cell Biology (ANAT) Faculty

Chair
Nathalie Lamarche-Vane (Acting Chair)
Emeritus Professors
Gary C. Bennett; B.A., B.Sc.(Sir G. Wms.), M.Sc., Ph.D.(McG.)
Yves Clermont; B.Sc.(Montr.), Ph.D.(McG.), F.R.C.S.
Dennis G. Osmond; C.M., B.Sc., M.B., Ch.B., D.Sc.(Brist.), M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., F.R.S.C.
H. Warshawsky; B.Sc.(Sir G. Wms.), M.Sc., Ph.D.(McG.)
Professors
Chantal Autexier; B.Sc.(C’dia), Ph.D.(McG.)
Philip Barker; B.Sc.(S. Fraser), Ph.D.(Alta.) (joint appt. with Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Alain Beaudet; M.Sc., Ph.D., M.D.(Montr.) (joint appt. with Neurology & Neurosurgery)
James R. Brawer; B.S.(Tufts), Ph.D.(Harv.)
Miguel Burnier; M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.(Brazil) (joint appt. with Ophthalmology)
Samuel David; Ph.D.(Manit.) (joint appt. with Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Louis Hermo; B.A.(Loyola), M.Sc., Ph.D.(McG.)
Timothy Kennedy; B.Sc.(McM.), M.Phil., Ph.D.(Col.) (joint appt. with Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Nathalie Lamarche-Vane; B.Sc., Ph.D.(Montr.)
Marc D. McKee; B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.(McG.) (joint appt. with Dentistry)
Peter McPherson; B.Sc.(Manit.), Ph.D.(Iowa) (joint appt. with Neurology and Neurosurgery)
Sandra C. Miller; B.Sc.(Sir G. Wms.), M.Sc., Ph.D.(McG.)
Carlos R. Morales; DVM.(U.N., Argentina), Ph.D.(McG.)
Barry I. Posner; M.D.(Manit.), F.R.C.P.(C) (joint appt. with Medicine)
Dieter Reinhardt; M.S.(Kaiserslautern), Ph.D.(Munich) (joint appt. with Dentistry)
Alfredo Ribeiro-da-Silva; M.D., Ph.D.(Oporto) (joint appt. with Pharmacology and Therapeutics)
Wayne Sossin; S.B.(MIT), Ph.D.(Stan.) (joint appt. with Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Stefano Stifani; Ph.D.(Rome), Ph.D.(Alta.) (joint appt. with Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Dominique Walker; B.Sc., Ph.D.(Geneva) (joint appt. with Psychiatry)
Associate Professors
Orest W. Blaschuk; B.Sc.(Winn.), M.Sc.(Manit.), Ph.D.(Tor.) (joint appt. with Surgery)
Eugene Daniels; M.Sc., Ph.D.(Manit.)
Elaine Davis; B.Sc., M.Sc.(W. Ont.), Ph.D.(McG.)
M.F. Lalli; B.Sc., M.Sc.(Bowling Green), Ph.D.(McG.)
Craig Mandato; B.Sc., Ph.D.(Wat.)
John F. Presley; B.A., Ph.D.(Texas)
Hojatollah Vali; B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.(Munich) (joint appt. with Earth and Planetary Sciences)
Assistant Professors
Fiona Bedford; B.Sc.(Birm.), Ph.D.(Lond.)
Isabelle Rouiller; Ph.D.(UK)
Associate Members
John J.M. Bergeron (Medicine)
Albert Berghuis (Biochemistry)
Colin Chalk (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Jean-François Cloutier (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Claudio Cuello (Pharmacology & Therapeutics)
Giovanni DiBattista (Medicine)
Alyson Fournier (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Janet Henderson (Medicine)
Robert Scott Kiss (Biochemistry)
Bartha Knoppers (Human Genetics)
Svetlana Komarova (Dentistry)
Paul Lasko (Biology)
Andrea Leblanc (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Peter Metrakos (Department of Surgery)
Tommy Nilsson (Medicine)
Edward S. Ruthazer (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Michael Sacher (Biology)
Philippe Seguela (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
Peter Siegel (Medicine & Biochemistry)
Thomas Stroh (Neurology & Neurosurgery)
David Y. Thomas (Biochemistry)
Jacalyn Vogel (Biology)
Xiang-Jiao Yang (Medicine)
Adjunct Professors
Michel Cayouette; Ph.D.(Laval)
Frederic Charron; B.Sc.(Montr.), Ph.D.(McG.)
Eric Chevet; Ph.D.(Paris)
Miroslaw Cygler; M.Sc., Ph.D.(Lodz, Poland)
Daniel Cyr; B.Sc., M.Sc.(C’dia), Ph.D.(Manit.)
Michel Desjardins; M.Sc., Ph.D.(Montr.)
Jacques Drouin; B.Sc., D.Sc.(Laval)
David Hipfner; B.Sc., Ph.D.(Qu.)
Marko Horb; Ph.D.(SUNY)
Artur Kania; Ph.D.(Baylor)
André Nantel; B.Sc., M.Sc.(Laval), Ph.D.(Chapel Hill)
Alexei Pshezhetsky; Ph.D.(Russia)
Joseph Schrag; M.Sc., Ph.D.(Ill.)
Atilla Sik; M.Sc., Ph.D.(Hungary)
Pierre Thibault; Ph.D.(Montr.)
Faculty Lecturers
Ayman Behiery; M.B., Ch.B.(Cairo)
Geoffroy P. Noël; Ph.D.(Br. Col.)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Liberal Program - Core Science Component Anatomy and Cell Biology (48 credits)

Students may complete this program with a minimum of 47 credits or a maximum of 48 credits depending on their choice of complementary courses.

For more information, see Liberal Program - Core Science Component Anatomy and Cell Biology (48 credits).

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Major Anatomy and Cell Biology (67 credits)

For more information, see Major Anatomy and Cell Biology (67 credits).

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Honours Anatomy and Cell Biology (73 credits)

Students should register at the Major level in U1 and, if accepted, may enter the Honours program at the beginning of U2. To enter the program, the student must obtain a CGPA of at least 3.20 at the end of U1. For promotion to the U3 year of the Honours program, or for entry into the program at this level, the student must have a CGPA of at least 3.20 at the end ...

For more information, see Honours Anatomy and Cell Biology (73 credits).

Faculty of Science—2012-2013 (last updated Nov. 7, 2012) (disclaimer)