Supervisor's Name: Dilson Rassier
Supervisor's Email: dilson.rassier [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 5143984184
Supervisor's department: Physiology; Kinesiology
Course number: PHGY 396 (Physiology)
Term: Fall 2013-2014
Project start date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Project end date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Project title: Conractile properties of muscle myofibrils
Project description (50-100 words suggested): The student will work in collaboration with a graduate student collecting and analyzing data during/after experiments with muscle myofibrils, looking at the effects of diseases that affect the muscular system on contractile properties of skeletal muscles.
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 an evaluation of laboratory performance (40%) and a final written report (60%) by the supervisor.
Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.
How students can apply: N/A; this project is filled.
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.