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Medical Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program Handbook 2010/2011 (Please refer to the MMI website for updated versions in subsequent years.)
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Table of Contents 1. General Information 1.1 Areas of Research 1.2 Financial Assistance 1.3 Scholarships 2. Program Timing 2.1 MMI Student Milestones 2.2 U of A deadlines 3. Guidelines for the Graduate Program 3.1 Selection of a Supervisor 3.2 Course Requirements 3 . 3 E t h i c s T r a i n i n g 3.4 TAing Requirements 3.5 Annual Supervisory Committee Meetings 3.6 The Mid Stream Seminar 3.7 Candidacy Exams and Final Exams 3.8 Graduate Student Maternity and Other Leaves of Absence 3.9 Graduate Appeals Committee 4. Guidelines for Graduate Students and Supervisors 4.1 Qualifications of Graduate Student Supervisors 4.2 Graduate Student Financial Support 4.3 Graduate Student Supervisory Committee 4.4 Candidacy Exams and Final Exams 4.5 Equality and Respect 4.6 Expectations of Graduate Students 4.7 Student/Supervisor Conflicts 5. Guidelines for the Cand i d a c y E x a m 5 . 1 C a n d i d a c y E x a m 5 . 2 T i m i n g 5.3 Selection of Topic and Proposal 5.4 The Examination Committee 5 . 5 T h e E x a m i n a t i o n 5.6 Evaluation of the Examination 6. Guidelines for the Final Examination and Thesis Defense 6.1 The Final Examination and Thesis Defense 6.2 Teleconferencing & Attendance of Examiners at Thesis Defense 6 . 3 R e s u l t s o f T h e s i s D e f e n s e Current FGSR Graduate Program Manual guidelines for supervision, examinations and program completion. Appendix 1––Forms Rotation Evaluations of Supervisor Rotation Evaluation of Student Seminar Evaluation Form Supervisory Committee Meeting TA Evaluation Form Candidacy Exam Report Thesis Acceptability Thesis Defense Report MMI Student Information Web Page Appendix 2—Exam/Thesis Instructions MMI Instructions for Candidacy Examiners Thesis Format for the Department Revised––October 2010 2
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1. General Information The Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology offers programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy. Students may specialize in the following areas: bacteriology, immunology, virology, macromolecular crystallography, or perinatal infections. The department also has interest in the areas of mycology, parasitology and clinical microbiology. Both programs require coursework, completion of a research project and preparation and successful defense of a thesis. Staff members are currently carrying out research in various aspects of cellular, molecular, reproductive and tumor immunology, microbial pathogenesis and the development of novel methods for the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. 1.1 Areas of Research Department members are drawn from specialists in the basic biomedical sciences of medical microbiology and immunology, applied clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. We also have members cross-appointed from other basic science departments (Biochemistry, Biological Sciences and Cell Biology) and from clinical divisions or departments (Medicine,
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