Developmental regulation of IgE - MIMM 397 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Irah King

Supervisor's Email: irah.king [at] mcgill.ca

Supervisor's Phone: 5142499879

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Microbiology and Immunology

Course number: MIMM 397 (Immunology)

Term: Fall 2014-2015

Project start date: September 2, 2014

Project end date: December 4, 2014

Project title: Developmental regulation of IgE

Project description (50-100 words suggested): This projects includes detecting IgE production by B cells using ELISA and/or intracellular staining techniques from mice ranging from neonates to adults. The goal of this project is to identify the regulation of IgE during the course of development.

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 / Next steps: For MIMM: 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: Animal subjects.