INSTRUCTIONS - PROFESSORS: Please review this form. Complete or correct the sections, as applicable, from "Supervisor's Name" to "Ethics, safety, and training". Please sign and date near the bottom ("Supervisor's signature").
INSTRUCTIONS - STUDENTS: You may receive this form by email, or you may download it after it has been posted. Either way, print and review this form. Complete or correct the sections, from "Student's Name" to "Student's Level", and sign ("Student signature). Ask your supervisor to sign her/his section near the bottom. Take it to the department corresponding to the course number; this may or may not be your own department. Do not register for a '396' course on Minerva until you receive departmental permission. Have a discussion with your supervisor about time/work expectations, keeping in mind that this is a 3-credit course (roughly, 10 hours per week for 12 weeks). Remember that a '396' course is an elective.
INSTRUCTIONS - DEPARTMENTS: After the unit chair/director/designate approves (or not) this project, please notify student. If approved, please give student permission to register on Minerva, and fax this form (with signatures) to the Office for Undergraduate Research in Science. The Office for Undergraduate Research in Science will later post the project online at https://mcgill.ca/science/research/ours/396/listing/, indicating whether the project is open for students to apply or taken.
QUESTIONS OR FEEDBACK? Contact Victor Chisholm by email, or phone 514-398-5964
Supervisor's Name: Dr. Martin Olivier
Supervisor's Email: martin.olivier [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 514-398-5592
Supervisor's Website: https://mcgill.ca/microimm/members/professors/olivier
Supervisor's department: Microbiology and Immunology
Course number: MIMM396 (Microbiology)
Term: Fall 2011-2012
Project start date: Wednesday, September 1, 2011
Project end date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Project title: Characterizing biomarkers in Plasmodium infected human cells
Project description: Using various molecular and cellular techniques to understand the phagocytic impact of biomarkers recognizing the Plasmodium metabolic waste, hemoin
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Final grade shall be based on laboratory performance as evaluated by the research supervisor (50%) and the final written research report (minimum 10 pages) graded by the supervisor and the course coordinator or the coordinator's delegate (50%).
Project status - This project is: Taken.
How students can apply: After all parts of this application form are completed, and the hard copy is signed by the professor and the student, bring this application form and your unofficial transcript to Prof. Gregory Marczynski during office hours, who will review/approve as the course coordinator for MIMM 396 (Microbiology) or MIMM 397 (Immunology).
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. Which of the following, if any, is involved? Biohazardous substances; Handling chemicals
Student's McGill ID:
Student's Email (first.last [at] mail.mcgill.ca):
Student's Level (U0 / U1 / U2 / U3):
Student signature - I have not applied for another '396' course in this term:
Supervisor's signature - I give my permission for the student identified above to register for this project under my supervision:
Unit chair/director/designate's name:
Unit chair/director/designate's signature - I certify that this project conforms to departmental requirements for 396 courses: