HGEN 396 Students

HGEN 396: Undergraduate Research Project (3 Credits) [Co-ordinator - Patricia N. Tonin]

This course was available to undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Science as of WINTER 2013 session. It is offered year-round (FALL, WINTER, SUMMER). This course aimed at providing student with exposure to research settings early in their undergraduate program. Some details are provided below. View attached PDF document for course outline and other details regarding identification of supervisors, project proposals, registration (and approval), and evaluation.

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NOTE: A project proposal form must be completed by the student & proposed supervisor and submitted to the Department of Human Genetics before the start of the term.

Student Add/Drop deadline for courses is: VIEW CALENDAR


This course broadens the scope of currently available research projects courses offered to undergraduate Science students. The overall aims are to:

  1. Expose undergraduate students to fundamental research environments with a strong focus in the theme of human genetics
  2. Hone skills in scientific writing and oral communication 


50% - Written Report

40% - Performance

10% - Oral Presentation

Project Application

Follow instructions on completing the web-based form ("396 Form") at https://www.mcgill.ca/humangenetics/files/humangenetics/396_form-1.pdf

Question?  Please contact:

Patricia N. Tonin, PhD
Associate Professor
Chair, Science Curriculum Committee
Department of Human Genetics
McGill University

Tel (514) 934-1934 ext. 44069

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