From chaperones to CRISPR-Cas: the incredible genius of phages


This course will cover both classical and contemporary studies involving phages that have led to major technological breakthroughs.

Your grade will be based on participation, presentation of a journal article and a written assignment (Cell Preview or Nature News & Views style paper).


Molecular Genetics Students:  Enrollment in this module must be done through your Graduate Administrator.  Please contact them for further details.

Course Next Offered

Winter 2022

Course Time and Location

Start Date: March 24, 2022
End Date: May 5, 2022 ** No class on April 28, 2022

Start Time: 3:00
End Time: 5:00

Day(s) of the week: Thurs

Room: 5231 Medical Sciences Building

Enrollment Limit

Yes — 20

Method of Student Evaluation

Attendance/participation – 20%
Presentation – 30%
Written Assignment - 50%


Karen Maxwell

Karen Maxwell

MaRS Centre, West Tower
661 University Ave., Suite 1600

Alan R. Davidson

Alan R. Davidson

MaRS Centre, West Tower
661 University Ave., Room 1634
Toronto, ON

Last Updated 23 March 2022