Queen's School of Medicine

Biochemistry and Cell Biology (PhD)

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Program Information

School:Queen's School of Medicine
Faculty:School of Medicine
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Sciences, General
Description:Research in this field is focused on understanding the fundamental processes of life and human disease at the cellular and molecular level. Areas of expertise include protein structure/function analysis using biophysical techniques, NMR spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography, enzyme catalytic mechanisms, cell signalling pathways, cytoskeletal proteins, gene expression regulation and metabolism.
URL:Biochemistry and Cell Biology (PhD) at Queen's School of Medicine
Thesis Based:Yes

Admission Requirements


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    Students applying to the combined programs will have met the admissions requirements and will have been accepted into both the MD program and the chosen graduate program. The minimum requirement for the MD/PhD or MD/Master’s Programs at Queens’s University is an Honours baccalaureate degree. Students with a Master’s degree or graduate students in the second year of a Master’s program are also eligible to apply. Students registered in a Master’s program at the time of application must complete the requirements for the Master’s degree prior to entry into the combined MD/PhD program, unless promoted to the PhD program through the Mini-Master’s route (Queen’s students only). Applicants must have an obvious and demonstrated research potential.

    Test Scores:
    • Medical College Admission Test
    Application Notes : Learn more about application requirements.

    * 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 14, 2020