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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Microbiology and Immunology

Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (18 credits)

  • MIMM 611 Graduate Seminars 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci)

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Robert A Murgita (Fall) Robert A Murgita (Winter) Robert A Murgita (Summer)

  • MIMM 612 Graduate Seminars 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci)

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Robert A Murgita (Fall) Robert A Murgita (Winter)

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - presentation of two seminar topics throughout the course of their degree program
  • MIMM 613 Current Topics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci)

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Olivier (Fall) Martin Olivier (Winter)

  • MIMM 614 Current Topics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci)

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Olivier (Fall) Martin Olivier (Winter)

  • MIMM 615 Current Topics 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : M.Sc. Students (discussion groups with guest speakers).

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Olivier (Fall) Martin Olivier (Winter)

  • MIMM 701 Comprehensive Examination-Ph.D. Candidate

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci)

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Benoit Cousineau (Fall) Benoit Cousineau (Winter) Benoit Cousineau (Summer)

  • MIMM 713 Graduate Seminars 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Presentation of a maximum of three seminars topics throughout the course of their degree program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Robert A Murgita (Fall) Robert A Murgita (Winter)

    • Restriction: Ph.D. students

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

(Minimum of 12 credits)

Three courses from List A and a minimum of three consecutive courses from List B.

List A:

  • MIMM 616 Reading and Conference 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jose Guerreiro Teodoro (Fall)

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program
  • MIMM 617 Reading and Conference 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sylvie Fournier (Winter)

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program
  • MIMM 618 Reading and Conference 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program
  • MIMM 619 Reading and Conference 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Student presentations, taken from current literature, are concerned with aspects of a central topic. Presentations are designed to be informal and to generate student discussions. Topic will change from term to term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: M.Sc. students - two of these courses required throughout the course of their degree program

List B:

  • MIMM 721 Ph.D. Research Progress Report 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Each Ph.D. student has an advisory committee (3 professors including research advisor) that meets yearly to consider student's progress. Students submit a 6-page progress report to the committee and give a 20-minute oral presentation, discussing data obtained and future research plans. Committee gives advice on progress and fine-tuning the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Sylvie Fournier (Fall) Sylvie Fournier (Winter) Sylvie Fournier (Summer)

  • MIMM 722 Ph.D. Research Progress Report 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Each Ph.D. student has an advisory committee (3 professors including research advisor) that meets yearly to consider student's progress. Students submit a 6-page progress report to the committee and give a 20-minute oral presentation, discussing data obtained and future research plans. Committee gives advice on progress and fine-tuning the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sylvie Fournier (Fall) Sylvie Fournier (Winter)

  • MIMM 723 Ph.D. Research Progress Report 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Each Ph.D. student has an advisory committee (3 professors including research advisor) that meets yearly to consider student's progress. Students submit a 6-page progress report to the committee and give a 20-minute oral presentation, discussing data obtained and future research plans. Committee gives advice on progress and fine-tuning the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sylvie Fournier (Fall) Sylvie Fournier (Winter)

  • MIMM 724 Ph.D. Research Progress Report 4 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Microbiology & Immunology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Microbiology and Immun (Sci) : Each Ph.D. student has an advisory committee (3 professors including research advisor) that meets yearly to consider student's progress. Students submit a 6-page progress report to the committee and give a 20-minute oral presentation, discussing data obtained and future research plans. Committee gives advice on progress and fine-tuning the research project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sylvie Fournier (Fall) Sylvie Fournier (Winter)

Other courses may be required to strengthen the student's background.

Faculty of Medicine—2013-2014 (last updated Jul. 30, 2013) (disclaimer)