In Honours Molecular Biology & Genetics, students gain an in-depth view of biological processes emphasizing the application of molecular biology and genetics in the study of human, animal and plant diseases, developmental biology, microbiology, gene regulation, evolutionary processes and the growing field of bioinformatics.
Students also obtain practical training in molecular, genetic, cellular and bioinformatics techniques, while developing communication and critical thinking skills.
Enrolment in this program is limited.
Admission is by selection but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level 1 program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:
- BIOLOGY 1A03, 1M03 with an average of at least 6.0 (C+) between the courses
- CHEM 1A03, 1AA3
- 1 course from MATH 1A03, 1LS3
- 1 course from PHYSICS 1A03, 1C03
- 2 courses from the Science 1 Course List
Typical Second-Year Courses
Organic Chemistry 1
Organic Chemistry 2
Statistical Methods for Science
Integrative Physiology of Animals
Plant Biodiversity and Biotechnology
Introduction to Microbiology and Biotechnology