Master's Applied

 

Course descriptions

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Required Courses

BIOT 505 Sel Topics in Biotechnology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BTEC 501 Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BTEC 621 Biotechnology Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BTEC 620 Biotechnology Laboratory 1 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BTEC 619 Biotechnology Laboratory 2 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

HGEN 660 Genetics and Bioethics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Research project

The research project of the Master's Applied is divided into four components:

BTEC 622 Biotech Research Project 1 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BTEC 623 Biotech Research Project 2 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BTEC 624 Biotech Research Project 3 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BTEC 625 Biotech Research Project 4 2 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Students must have successfully passed BTEC 620 Biotechnology Laboratory 1 and BTEC 619 Biotechnology Laboratory 2 in order to register in BTEC 622 to BTEC 625.

The research project will provide first-hand experience in a research laboratory of the university or the private and public sectors. The Research Project (BTEC 622 - 625) lasts over 11 months, including at least four full-time months entirely devoted to the Project in an industrial or academic laboratory (BTEC 623 and 624). The student will secure a placement for the Research Project with the help of the Project Coordinator. He/she will commence the Research Project by doing a literature review outlining the objectives of the project and some of the methodology which will be employed (BTEC 622). The project will not be as involved as a traditional Master of Science thesis but in certain circumstances could lead to a publishable scientific paper or industrial report. In their last semester the student will be asked to present a seminar of their work and write up a report in the form of an acceptable journal article or an industrial report (BTEC 625).

Additional information can be found in the Internship section.



Complementary courses

The complementary courses (9 credits) can be taken from the Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Medicine, Science, Engineering or Management in consultation with the academic advisor and according to the student interests.  List is divided into concentrations to reflect the various biotechnology sectors and allow students to select areas of major interest. Students may choose courses from any concentrations:

 

General Concentration

ANAT 542 Transmission EM 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ANSC 504 Population Genetics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ANSC 600 Adv Eukaryotic Cells & Viruses 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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ANSC 604 Advanced Animal Biotechnology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ANSC 622 Exper Techniques in Animal Sci 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIOC 603 Genomics and Gene Expression 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
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BIOC 604 Macromolecular Structure 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOL 518 Adv. Topics in Cell Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOL 520 Gene Activity in Development 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOL 524 Topics in Molecular Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOL 551 Principles of Cellular Control 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BMDE 504 Biomaterials & Bioperformance 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BMDE 505 Cell and Tissue Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BMDE 508 Intro. to Micro & Nano-Bioeng 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BTEC 535 Functional Genomics:Model Org. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 510 Bioanalytical Separation Meth 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 602 Techniques in Molec Genetics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 607 Molec Control of Cell Growth 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 614 Environmental Carcinogenesis 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 615 Essentials of Glycobiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 616 Molecular&Cell Biology Topics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HGEN 692 Human Genetics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PARA 635 Cell Biology and Infection 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PHGY 520 Ion Channels 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PHGY 552 Cellular&Molecular Physiology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Concentration

ANAT 541 Cell & Mol Biology of Aging 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ANAT 565 Diseases-Membrane Trafficking 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOC 503 Immunochemistry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

BIOC 570 Course not available

BIOC 600 Adv Strat in Genetics&Genomics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIOL 568 Topics on the Human Genome 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOL 575 Human Biochemical Genetics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 504 Biology of Cancer 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

EXMD 609 Cellular Meths in Med Research 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 610 Molecular Meths in Medical Res 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HGEN 663 Beyond the Human Genome 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

HGEN 691 Host Responses to Pathogens 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HGEN 693 Using Bioinformatics Resources 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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HGEN 694 Course not available

NEUR 550 Free Radical Biomedicine 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PHAR 503 Drug Discovery & Development 1 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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PHAR 504 Drug Discovery & Development 2 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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PHAR 562 Neuropharmacology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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PHAR 563 Endocrine Pharmacology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PHGY 513 Cellular Immunology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PHGY 517 Artificial Internal Organs 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PHGY 518 Artificial Cells 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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Bioinformatics Concentration

BINF 511 Bioinformatics for Genomics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BINF 531 Statistical Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BINF 621 Bioinformatics: Mol. Biology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BINF 660 Advances in Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BTEC 555 Structural Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BIOL 592 Integrated Bioinformatics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

BMDE 652 Bioinformatics: Proteomics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

COMP 561 Comp. Biol. Methods & Research 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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COMP 564 Adv Comput'l Bio Meth&Research 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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COMP 618 Bioinformatics: Funct Genomics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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COMP 680 Mining Biological Sequences 4 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 

Food Concentration

BREE 519 Advanced Food Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BREE 530 Fermentation Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

FDSC 515 Enzymology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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FDSC 519 Advanced Food Processing 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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FDSC 520 Biophysical Chemistry of Food 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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FDSC 535 Food Biotechnology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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FDSC 536 Food Traceability 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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FDSC 537 Nutraceutical Chemistry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

 

Plant & Agriculture Concentration

PLNT 619 Adv in Plant Biology & Physiol 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

PLNT 622 Advances in Plant Protection 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PLNT 646 Adv Plt-Biotic/Abiotic Interac 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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PLNT 662 Adv in Plant Biotechnology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 


Environmental & Waste Management Concentration*

BREE 518 Ecological Engineering 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEE 591 Environmental Bioremediation 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CHEE 594 Biocolloids in Environ. Syst. 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

CHEM 534 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

CIVE 550 Water Resources Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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CIVE 555 Environmental Data Analysis 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 

Policy & Business Concentration*

BUSA 640 Launching New Ventures 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

BUSA 664 Creating the Small Business 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BUSA 665 Managing the Small Enterprise 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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BUSA 698 Health Care Systems 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BUSA 699 Health Care Management 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

BUS2 501 Patent Theory & Policy 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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BUS2 502 Intellectual & Industrial Prop 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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CMPL 576 Science Technology & Law 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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ECON 637 Indust Organization&Regulation 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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EXMD 511 Joint Venturing with Industry 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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INDR 603 Industrial Relations 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MGCR 618 Managing People Thru Teamwork 1 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MGCR 619 Research,Development & Engrg 1 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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MGPO 650 Managing Innovation 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 

Ethics Concentration* - under special circumstances and with the approval of the program director/academic advisor, the ethics course HGEN 660 may be replaced by another ethics course from this list.

BIOE 680 Bioethical Theory 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

BIOE 682 Medical Basis of Bioethics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

CMPL 642 Law and Health Care 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ENVR 630 Civilization and Environment 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
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  • Summer

PHIL 534 Course not available

PHIL 543 Course not available

RELG 571 Ethics, Medicine and Religion 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 

* Courses in those concentrations are subject to approval by the offering department and/or the course instructor.