Supervisor's Name: Martin Olivier
Supervisor's Email: martin.olivier [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 514-398-5592
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: Role of SHP-1 in the regulation of hepatocytes innate inflammatory response
Project description (50-100 words suggested): Using various molecular and cellular techniques, the inflammatory response of hepatocytes -isolated from wildtype and Cre-Lox SHP-1 deficient mice- to infectious and synthetic agents will be monitored.
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): Lab performance (50%), Final Report (50%).
Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.
How students can apply / 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.