2016W Course Coordinators:
BIOC 530 Guidelines – contains important info and tips
- All students must attend the BIOC 530 seminar for the duration of their graduate program (see Program Summary).
- Participation and attendance in the first two years is worth 3 credits towards the course requirement. You will be registered for three terms in this course.
- Attendance and submissions of BMBDG Seminars are part of the BIOC 530 course requirements.
- The Graduate Coordinator will register students.
- Second and third year students will present in the fall term; first year students will present in the spring term.
- PhD students in their third year of graduate studies are eligible for the Zbarsky Prize, (current value is $2,050). This is awarded to the student who presents the best seminar as determined by a ballot of peers.
- Students are encouraged to also present a seminar in their fourth year of graduate studies.
- The Graduate Secretary, (2-5925) and the course administrator will contact you in August/September to notify you of your presentation date and to obtain your seminar title.
- Reminder: PhD candidates who already hold a MSc degree are not required to register but are required to attend.