BIOC 530 Student Seminar

2020W Course Coordinators:

Drs. Robert Molday and Dr. Lindsay Eltis

Schedule for BIOC 530 2020-2021

Web-Oriented course for 2020-2021 Winter Session


BIOC 530 Guidelines – contains important info and tips

Forms: BIOC530_Evaluation_Form.doc, and BIOC530_Evaluation_Form.pdf

    • 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 degree requirement. You will be registered for three terms in this course but you attend for four terms.
    • 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 S H Zbarsky Scholarhship, (current value  is $3,150). 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, if we have space available.
    • The Graduate Program Coordinator and the course administrators will contact you in August/September to notify you of your presentation date and to obtain your seminar titles.
    • Reminder: PhD candidates who already hold a MSc degree are not required to register but are required to attend.
    •  For BMBDG Seminars, provide your name, year of study, date and seminar title (presenter) at the top of the page.
      Submit 5  for each term. For each speaker, write a single paragraph of up to 250 words (230-270). 10% of grade
      Focus on the scientific content of the seminar, not the style of the speaker.
      In 2-3 sentences identify the problem the speaker is addressing and summarize the key message(s) or conclusion(s) that the speaker delivered.
      In 1 – 2 sentences, summarize the new information that you learned from the seminar.