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Biochemistry and Microbiology ( Doctorate )

Receive 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

Program advisers

Department directory

Group/Position Name Telephone Office E-mail
General Office 250-721-7077 PCH 207
FAX 250-721-8855
Chair R. D. Burke 250-721-7077 PCH 207 bcmb@uvic.ca
Dept. Secretary Deborah Penner 250-721-7077 PCH 207 biocmicr@uvic.ca
Administrative Officer Margaret Blake 250-721-8887 PCH 207 bcmbadmn@uvic.ca
Graduate Secretary Melinda Powell 250-721-8861 PCH 207 biocgsec@uvic.ca
Co-op Coordinator Rozanne Poulson 250-721-8813 PCH 190 rpoulson@uvic.ca
Co-op Secretary Stara Morning 250-472-4800 PCH 192 bcmbsec@uvic.ca
Senior Biochemistry Lab Instructor Glen Pryhitka 250-721-7076 PCH 179a pryhitka@uvic.ca
Senior Microbiology Lab Instructor Barb Currie 250-472-4251 PCH 179c bcurrie@uvic.ca
Stores 250-721-8853 PCH 168
Biotechnical Support Centre Albert Labossiere 250-721-7082 PCH 257a alabossi@uvic.ca
UVic Genome BC Proteomics Centre 250-483-3226 info@proteincentre.com

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