PHAR 397 Pharmacology Research Project 2 (3 credits)

Offered by: Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Faculty of Science)


Pharmacology and Therapeutics : Research project to be carried out under supervision of a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Projects should address a testable hypothesis to be tested using the experimental tools available in the supervisor’s lab and probably other facilities at McGill. Hands-on experience with contemporary research in pharmacology and related disciplines.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of PHAR 396, a CGPA of at least 3.0, and permission of the instructor.

  • Restrictions: Open to students in programs offered by the Faculty of Science with permission of the Course Coordinator. This course cannot be taken under the S/U option.

  • Departmental permission required.

  • 1. Note: Enrollment may be limited. Students are advised to start the application process well before the start of the term and to plan for an alternative course in the case that no suitable project is available. Individual projects may be suggested each term which may have project-specific prerequisites. Students may also approach professors to devise their own projects. Some projects may be accessible to students in other disciplines. See " science-research-courses" for more information regarding the application form and procedures. Expected time commitment: An equivalent of one day (8-10 hours) per week in the research supervisor’s lab. Evaluation: 1) Research performance as assessed by the research supervisor (50%) 2) Written report summarizing the research conducted, to be evaluated by the course coordinator (50%)

  • For students who have completed PHAR 396 and wish to pursue a research project for a second term.

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