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Independent Project Courses - LISC 594/3.0 and LISC 595/6.0:

Exceptionally qualified Life Sciences Major students entering their 4th year may do an Independent Study provided approval by both the Associate Dean of Life Sciences and Biochemistry and the Assistant/Associate Dean (Studies) in the Faculty of Arts & Science (FAS).

Independent Project supervisors are usually faculty associated with the following departments: 

Biomedical and Molecular Sciences

Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Public Health Sciences

Centre for Neuroscience


Note: sometimes students will go outside of the departments listed above, but they will require approval by emailing Dr. Winn, Associate Dean of Life Sciences and Biochemistry at

Application form for the Life Sciences Independent Study can be found below:

Independent Study Application Form

Please note that the supervisors of the Independent Projects will need to forward the final grade to the Life Sciences and Biochemistry Program Office at: for posting prior to the Faculty of Arts and Science grade deadline.