Forms and Procedures



PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID-19, in-person academic advising is currently unavailable. Students are encouraged to email the Faculty of Science at science@mcmaster.ca, or the Biochemistry Program Assistant at biochemistryadvisor@mcmaster.ca with any inquiries. Emails are being answered during normal business hours.

 

Reference Letters (Dr. Vulcu ONLY)

Dr. Vulcu is no longer accepting reference letter requests at this time for the Oct 1st, 2019 Deadline.

Please see below for forms and policies/procedures.

*Please note that these forms/procedures are exclusive to Dr. Vulcu. For reference letter requests from other faculty members, please contact them directly.

Note: Reference requests must be submitted at least 4 weeks in advance of the due date or they will not be accepted.

Thesis/Research Courses

Thesis/Research Course Application Process

As of September 1st, please feel free to contact any faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences about a potential thesis position. If you would like to work with someone outside of the department, please contact the undergraduate assistant, Taylor Gauthier (biochemistryadvisor@mcmaster.ca) to ensure that the supervisor is suitable and the project fits our departmental criteria. Once you have secured a position, please submit your permission form to biochemistryadvisor@mcmaster.ca by March 31st.

If you have any questions or issues applying for a thesis or research position or in your thesis and research course, please contact the course coordinator:
Dr. Felicia Vulcu (vulcuf@mcmaster.ca) - Biochemistry 3A03, 3R06, 4F09, 4T15, 4Z03

For information regarding BiomedDC 4A15 please contact the course coordinator:
Dr. Nancy McKenzie (nmckenzie@mcmaster.ca) - BiomedDC 4A15 ONLY

The Department of Biochemistry will be hosting a Thesis Information Session for level 3 Honours Biochemistry students on Friday, January 10th, 2020 from 11:30 am – 12:20 pm in BSB B135. Students unable to make the session are welcome to email Taylor at biochemistryadvisor@mcmaster.ca to inquire about alternative times to discuss the thesis search process near the date of the info session.

Thesis Quick Guide 2019-2020



Permission Forms

Please note: Students in level 3 of Honours Biocehmistry - Biomedical Research Specialization (B.Sc.) should refer to the Avenue to Learn thesis placement course for permission forms and completed form submission folders.


Other Forms

Regrading Request Form


Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Regrading Request Form
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Regrading Policy


This regrading policy was established to deal with any serious errors in grading.
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Final Exam Viewing Procedure Form


Students who would like to view their final exam should follow the procedure outlined in this form
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Request for Deferred Examination Form


PETITION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION (FORM B) Request for Deferred Examination
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