Summer Research Exchange Program (PCL397Y0Y)

AM I ELIGIBLE?

  • Minimum CGPA of 3.0 or with permission from the Department
  • Students are recommended to have completed the following courses with a min. grade of 70%: PCL201H1, PCL302H1, PSL300H1, PSL301H1
  • Priority will be given to students in a Major or Specialist program sponsored by the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

WHERE CAN I GO?

2020 Destinations

WHAT CAN I DO?

Past Project Topics

  • Methylation analysis of genes implicated in adipocyte differentiation, function and obesity in rats exposed to BPA in utero.
  • Alcohol intake in a MAM model of schizophrenia.
  • Cigarette Smoking and Age-related Macular Degeneration.

HOW CAN I APPLY?

Apply online through the Learning Abroad website by December 3, 2019.

COSTS AND FUNDING

Participants must pay 1.0 tuition and incidental fees to U of T to receive the PCL397Y0Y credit
Nominated students can apply for the IE Award (deadline Dec 3rd) or Globalink Research Award

DEADLINES AND  TENTATIVE TIMELINES

October 30 PCL Information Session, 11-1PM, @ MSB4227
December 3 CIE SREP online application due
January-March

CIE will notify students about nominations, placements, funding amounts, and instructions on next steps. Students apply to host universities

March-May Depending on partner deadlines and timelines, you will receive a formal admission letter
May-August Research placement

WHY SREP?

“I… am so glad I got out of classroom and [had] actual hands-on laboratory research experience.... This priceless experience made me figure out the future directions that I want to pursue in!”

Hui Yan Y., 2015, Hong Kong

“There is a lot of time to explore Singapore and nearby countries, and you have opportunities to make new friends and connections.”

Michael L., 2015, Singapore

Read more student stories on the Learning Abroad website

CONTACTS

CIE: learning.abroad@utoronto.ca
PCL: Professor Michelle Arnot / Chinaza Egbuta