Supervisor's Name: Mark Wainberg
Supervisor's Email: mark.wainberg [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 514-340-8307
Supervisor's Website: N/A
Supervisor's department: Microbiology and Immunology
Supervisor's department (if none of the above):
Course number: MIMM 397 (Immunology)
Term: Fall 2013-2014
Project start date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Project end date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Project title: Study of HIV Integrase
Project description (50-100 words suggested): The candidate will purify HIV integrase using an E. coli expression system. She will study this enzyme kinetically using appropriate enzymatic assays. In some cases, drug resistant versions of these proteins will be studied as well.
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): OK
Project status: This project is taken.
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.