Graduate Courses

Updated April 20, 2020:

Grades for Fall 2019-Winter 2020 and Winter 2020 courses
“Pass/Fail Grading Choice”options:

  • Standard: Accept the Letter grade received
  • Option 1: Accept the Letter grade received but exclude it from UM GPA calculations
  • Option 2: Choose to have performance categorized as “Pass” or “Fail”

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All course numbers and CRNs can be found by searching the Class Schedule link at https://aurora.umanitoba.ca/.

MBIO 7010 – Graduate Seminar in Microbiology 1 (MSc students, Mandatory)

The goal of this course is train students to effectively communicate science, particularly in the form of a seminar. The students will  attend to departmental seminars covering areas of interest to the faculty and students in the graduate Microbiology program. The students will then discuss the seminars in a separate class. The students will also deliver oral presentation on their research topics and will write an assignment.

 

Fall 2019: Register for  MBIO 7010, Graduate Seminar in Microbiology  through Aurora. Students outside the program need permission of Instructors and Head. Instructors: Dr. Kumar,  Dr. Yurkov and Dr. Court

MBIO 7020 – Graduate Seminar in Microbiology 2 (PhD Students, Mandatory)

The goal of this course is train students to effectively communicate science, particularly in the form of a seminar. The students will  attend to departmental seminars covering areas of interest to the faculty and students in the graduate Microbiology program. The students will then discuss the seminars in a separate class. The students will also deliver oral presentation on papers outside thier field and will write assignments.

Fall 2019: Register for  MBIO 7020, Graduate Seminar in Microbiology, PhD component (Register through Aurora). Students outside the program need permission of Instructors and Head. Instructors: Dr. Kumar,  Dr. Yurkov and Dr. Court

MBIO 7030 – Graduate Seminar in Microbiology 3 (for students in need of extra credits)

This course is available only upon discussion with the supervisor and permission of Instructors and Head.

MBIO 7040 – Graduate Microbiology (MSc Mandatory)

Topics and methodologies in the field of microbiology will be covered. The course format include six modules:

Navigating Graduate Studies  (Dr. Cardona), Host-microbe Interactions (Dr. Oresnik), Bioinformatics (Dr. Hausner), Biostatistics (Dr. Gerstein), Structural Biology (Dr. Prehna), Eukaryotic Molecular Techniques (Dr. Pelka)

Fall 2019: Register for MBO 7040 Graduate Microbiology through Aurora. Students outside the program need permission of Instructors and Head. Course coordinator: Dr. Court

MBIO 7050 – Environmental Microbiology (PhD students)

MBIO 7060 – Microbial Interactions (PhD students)

MBIO 7070 – Industrial Bioprocessing (PhD students)

MBIO 7100 – Advanced Molecular Biology (PhD students)

The different topics are covered by performing oral presentations, and writing literature reviews.

Fall 2019: Register through Aurora with the corresponding number, depending on the topic of interest. Students outside the program need permission of Instructors and Head.  Course coordinators : Dr. Sparling and Dr. Brassinga

MBIO 7200 – Macromolecular Structure Analysis (PhD students)

This course introduces the principles of X-ray crystallography as applied to the study of protein and nucleic acid structure. Protein crystallization and practical aspects of X-ray diffraction, structure determination and analysis are covered. This course is suitable for students with a background in microbiology, biochemistry or chemistry.  Not offered in the academic year 2019-2020.