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//Biochemistry and MicrobiologyDepartment of Biochemistry and Microbiology of Graduate Studies/graduatestudiesYes/graduatestudies/admissions/admissions/index.phpApply for admissionDoctorateOn-campus2Not applicableNoneReceive research training in a broad range of life science disciplines at the cellular, sub-cellular and molecular levels. We provide facilities and faculty expertise necessary to allow the use of modern techniques such as genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, X-ray crystallography, cell culture and microscopy in research. In the PhD program the grant-style research proposal required and an annual research day provides opportunity to acquire and polish scientific presentation skills./Entrance requirements Prerequisite Minimum standing MSc Or a formal transfer from the department's MSc program. Transfer requires successful completion of all graduate courses and of the candidacy exam. Applicants must meet the general admission requirements for the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Application deadlines Entry point Domestic students International students September Ongoing Ongoing January Ongoing Ongoing May Ongoing Ongoing Exams and other requirements For details, please consult the Biochemistry & Microbiology website /

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Group/Position Name Telephone Office E-mail
General Office 250-721-7077 PCH 207
FAX 250-721-8855
Chair Perry Howard 250-721-7077 PCH 207
Dept. Secretary Deborah Penner 250-721-7077 PCH 207
Administrative Officer Margaret Blake 250-721-8887 PCH 207
Graduate Secretary Melinda Powell 250-721-8861 PCH 207
Co-op Coordinator Rozanne Poulson 250-721-8813 PCH 190
Co-op Secretary Stara Morning 250-472-4800 PCH 192
Senior Biochemistry Lab Instructor Glen Pryhitka 250-721-7076 PCH 179a
Senior Microbiology Lab Instructor Barb Currie 250-472-4251 PCH 179c
Biotechnical Support Services Scott Scholz 250-721-656 PCH 257
Stores 250-721-8853 PCH 168
UVic Genome BC Proteomics Centre 250-483-3226

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