|Faculty:||Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
|Field of Study:||Laboratory Medicine
|Description:||The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology provides a program leading to the degree of Master of Science (MSc) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.
For thesis based MSc and PhD degrees, research activities may be carried out in the General Program, or in one of three second-level specializations: Molecular Pathology, Analytical and Environmental Toxicology, and Biopreservation. A course and practicum-based MSc with specialization in Pathologists' Assistant is also offered.
|Areas of Research:||Research in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is diverse, and well funded research programs exist in a number of areas, including biochemical genetics, molecular anthropology, environmental and analytical toxicology, blood-brain barrier interactions, cytokine cascades, blood banking, development of assays for environmental monitoring, cryobiology and cryopreservation, skin cancer biology and streptococcal, N. meningitis, E. coli, VRE, MRSA, anthrax and fungal microbiology.