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Carleton University's Faculty of Science
Carleton’s Faculty of Science is a research-intensive, integral part of a university which prides itself on being a discovery and innovation leader.
Our students are taught by award-winning teachers and mentored by leading scientific scholars. Our grant-funded faculty conduct research in everything from depression treatments to fossil discovery to solar energy conversion. Our researchers engage in collaborations with federal government research laboratories, museums, libraries,and high-technology industries in the Ottawa area, nationally and internationally. Our Research Centres provide top quality analytical services and tools to clients in academia, government and industry.
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa
BMI has a prominent tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Housed in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, BMI is a modern and research-intensive department which boasts a large number of faculty members who conduct high-quality and collaborative research in areas of Cancer biology, Structural & Chemical biology, Cell, Genetics & Developmental biology, Brain & Mind, Cardiovascular, Metabolism & Lipid biology, Systems & Computational biology, Viral & Bacterial Pathogenesis and Immunology.
The BMI department is immersed in the Ottawa Health Research network. As such, there are a number of foci of research activity in the department that include the Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, the Centre for Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, the Children Eastern Ontario Hospital, the Heart Institute, the Ottawa Health Research Institute and other sites in the University of Ottawa community.
Two graduate programs, Biochemistry (BCH) and Microbiology and Immunology (MIC), are offered, leading to the degrees of Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). A specialization in Human and Molecular Genetics is also offered in collaboration with other graduate programs in the Faculty of Medicine. MSc students can also complete a specialization in Bioinformatics through a multidisciplinary collaborative program. BMI professors are also highly involved in a research-intensive undergraduate program, Translational and Molecular Medicine; a program integrating theoretical and practical courses to offer students the most advanced and innovative learning experience in Canada.