Long Non-Coding RNA Tuc. 338 in HCV infection - MIMM 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Selena Sagan

Supervisor's Email: selena.sagan [at] mcgill.ca

Supervisor's Phone: 514-398-8110

Supervisor's Website: http://www.mcgill.ca/microimm/people/professors/selena-m-sagan

Supervisor's department: Microbiology and Immunology

Course number: MIMM 396 (Microbiology)

Term: Winter 2013-2014

Project start date: Monday, January 6, 2014

Project end date: Friday, April 11, 2014

Project title: Long Non-Coding RNA Tuc. 338 in HCV infection

Project description (50-100 words suggested): Bi-weekly laboratory involving the study of HCV.

Project will focus on the interaction of the non coding RNA Tuc 338 with hepatitis C infection.

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.

Next steps: 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. This project involves: Biohazardous substances; Radioactive materials Handling chemicals.