“The numerous opportunities to present my research throughout the year, and the corresponding networking interactions, enables me to thrive and be successful in this program”
Supervisor: Murray Huff
Why did you come to Western for your graduate degree?
I came to Western University to complete my graduate studies because of the great opportunities available to Western students in health science research.
Describe your research.
I investigate how citrus flavonoids, when supplemented to a high-fat diet, favorably alter intestinal lipid metabolism in mice that are prone to atherosclerosis.
Do you engage in volunteer activities?
I help coach a travel basketball team in London.
What’s the best advice you could give to someone considering applying to your graduate program?
I would strongly suggest that you interview with as many investigators, and their lab members, as you can.
Medical Sciences Rm 342
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
t. 519-661-2111 ext. 86850
The Department of Biochemistry offers MSc and PhD graduate degrees. PhD and thesis based MSc degrees require completion of a research-intensive thesis, course work, and participation in a seminar program.
BSc in biochemistry, biology, genetics, chemistry, cell biology, microbiology, physiology or closely related disciplines.
Minimum 78% GPA in the undergraduate degree.
Graduate Record Examination Scores (GRE) - For international applicants only.
Institution Code for Western: 0984
Department Code: 0202 (Biochemistry)
A score in one of the following subjects is required: Biochemistry, Cell & Molecular Biology; Biology; Chemistry. A minimum score is not set; scores will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum acceptable score is 600 for the paper and pencil version, 250 for the computer version, or 90 for the internet version with no individual score below 22. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].