Role of SHP-1 in the regulation of hepatocytes innate inflammatory response - MIMM 397 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Martin Olivier

Supervisor's Email: martin.olivier [at]

Supervisor's Phone: 514-398-5592

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: 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.