PATH 396

PATH 396 Undergraduate Research Project in Pathology (3 credits)

Offered by: Pathology (Faculty of Science) in the Fall, Winter and Summer Terms


Pathology: Independent research project with a final written report.

Information, Forms and Procedures: Research courses for BSc students; Download approval form

  • Restriction: Student cannot be supervised by same instructor for two 396 Science courses.

  • Note: Enrollment may be limited. Students are advised to start the application process well before the start of the term and to plan for an alternative course in the case that no suitable project is available. Individual projects may be suggested each term that may have project-specific prerequisites. Students may also approach professors to devise their own projects. Some projects may be accessible to students in other disciplines.

  • S/U option not permitted.

  • Prerequisite: Completion of at least one full undergraduate term with a CGPA of at least 3.0 plus permission of the instructor.

To obtain the signature in Section D, 'Unit chair/director/designate', please email your completed 396 project approval form to our amanda.perozzo [at] (research coordinator).


The final grade for PATH 396 is based on two components: in-lab/research performance (50%) and a final written report (50%). Students may follow the general format of a McGill lab report or a scientific article in the project discipline.

The research supervisor is responsible for the formal evaluation of the student using the PATH396 scoring sheet: File PATH396_Evaluation_2024

Students should submit copies of their final reports to their supervisor by the last day of classes in the term.
Summer 2024: contact the department
Fall 2024: report, December 4; final grade, December 18
Winter 2025: report, April 11; final grade, April 25


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