McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

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Chemical Biology (MD/Phd)

McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences / Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:7 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,307


The main goal of the Chemical Biology program is to provide students with training that is at the interface of chemistry, biochemistry and biology, with a primary emphasis on understanding how the chemical biology approach can be used to solve complex biological problems such as the mechanisms of disease, the regulation of biological pathways and the roles of different biomolecules in controlling cellular function (or dysfunction). While research is carried out in a variety of areas, much of the work focusses on the areas of infection, imaging and interfaces. Degrees conferred within the program will require successful completion of a number of courses and a research thesis. Students are expected to make contributions the discipline and disseminate their work through scholarly publications and presentations.


Additional Admission Requirements:
    Must apply to the Medicine program.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 07, 2022