Supervisor's Name: Shirin Enger
Supervisor's Email: shirin.enger [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 45302
Supervisor's Website: https://mcgill.ca/medphys/staff/shirin-enger
Supervisor's department: Medical Physics
Course number: MDPH 396 (Medical Physics)
Term: Winter 2018
Project start date: Monday, January 8, 2018
Project end date: Monday, April 16, 2018
Project title: Radiation Dose to the Cell Nucleus in Single Cells and Cells in Micrometastases in Targeted Radionuclide Therapy
Project description (50-100 words suggested): The aim of this project is to theoretically investigate how radiation dose from the decay of different radionuclides depends on the subcellular position, the size of the cells and cross fire irradiation in clusters of cells.
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 will be based on an evaluation of the performed work (40%), a final written report (50%), and an oral presentation (10%).
Other project information: The project has an interdisciplinary nature, it contains scientific computing, radiation physics and radiation biology.
Project status: This project is open to applicant.
How students can apply / Next steps: Bring a printed copy of this application form and your advising transcript to me during office hours.
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.