The format of this course will be journal club style presentation and general discussion of selected review articles and primary research papers. Below, you will find the reading list for each class. All students are expected to read each of the assigned papers prior to class, and come prepared to actively participate in group discussions regarding the application, merits, and limitations of experimental techniques across various animal model systems. Student grades will be based on 1) participation in group discussions (30%); 2) presenting one of the assigned papers below (30%); and 3) a written, 3-page NSERC-style grant application (40%).

Course Outline

Coordinators: Dr. Sevan Hopyan and Dr. Bret Pearson
Dates: October 16 - Nov 20, 2019
Time: Wednesdays, 10AM - 12PM
Place: Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (Hospital for Sick Children) corner of Bay and Elm Streets (686 Bay St.) Room: 14th floor conference room: Room 14-9-701 (note that the Nov. 6th class will be in the 6th floor conference room 6-9-701).
Enrollment: Class size is limited to 12 students