Undergraduate Research Opportunities
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NFS394Y/494Y Research Projects in Nutritional Sciences: 2019-2020
This course is targeted to 3rd and 4th year students that have a strong academic background with at least a B+ average in their 2nd or 3rd year and have an interest in research. NFS394/494 will provide an exciting, challenging, and educationally rewarding experience to qualified students. With guidance from a faculty member, you will plan, carry out, and write a final report on an approved research project. You will gain experience in all aspects of research. You are encouraged to become familiar with the research activities and interests of core academic and cross-appointed faculty members. You must contact faculty members working in areas that interest you to discuss the faculty member’s availability for supervision and possible research topics. Please visit the department website for more information on our faculty members' research interests and contact information.
2019-2020 Information Guidelines
- Information is available in the guidelines for students package
- Prior consent of the supervising staff member.
- Strong academic background (B+ average).
- Courses taken in nutrition.
- Departmental approval.
Deadline: September 2, 2019
You are required to submit ALL of the following documents to Department of Nutritional Sciences Admin (email@example.com) with the subject line: NFS394/494 - 2019/2020 Application or you may submit physical copies to Rm 5255 in the Medical Sciences Building.
- You must complete the course ballot 2019/2020 (210.08 KB)
- An electronic copy of your transcript (screenshots and PDF files are acceptable)
|Mary L'Abbé||Elsayed Abdelaal||Harvey Anderson|
|Richard Bazinet*||Robert Bandsma*||Elena Comelli|
|Ahmed El-Sohemy||Bibiana García-Bailo||David Jenkins|
|Joanne Kotsopoulos||Vasanti Malik*||Daniel Roth|
|Daniel Sellen*||Vladimir Vuksan|
*These professors are tentative
- Diet and cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis and aging
- Nutrition, cognitive function, brain development
- Food intake regulation and feeding behavior
- Pediatric nutrition, from the neonate to the teenager
- Biochemical and physiological function of food components-fiber, fatty acids, antioxidants
- Food and nutrition policy and population health
- Nutrition and poverty
- Clinical nutrition
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Nutritional Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto
Medical Sciences Building
5th Floor, Room 5255
1 King’s College Circle
Toronto, ON, Canada
NFS394/494 Course Coordinator - 2019/2020
Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy