SRM3333 (MSc) & SRD4444 (PhD)

This required course involves attendance, presentation, and chairing seminars within the Biomolecular Sciences (BMS) field. The course serves as a platform for the dissemination and discussion of current research underway by graduate students in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.


  • Promote awareness and understanding of the work undertaken by different research groups within the biomolecular sciences (BMS)
  • Provide opportunity for interaction and collaboration among graduate students and faculty members
  • Provide students with an opportunity to organize and present their research, enhance oral communication skills, develop their ability to defend their ideas in a public forum; and the opportunity to give and receive feedback.
  • Provide students the opportunity to act as the Chair of the session, gain experience introducing a speaker and moderating the question period.

Student Seminar Presentation Format:

  • Each student will be allotted a maximum of 30 minutes*
  • Presentation: 18 to 20** min, timed by the chair
  • Questions and discussion: ~10 minutes

*presentations should be well rehearsed and timed within the maximum time allotted, and that chairs and presenters test slides prior to the beginning of each seminar
**Students in their first year may present 10 min seminars.

Details on the format and responsibilities of student presenters and student chairs can be found below

Seminar Details

Biomolecular Sciences Graduate Student Seminar Sub-group

Seminar Group A



Seminar Group B



Seminar Group C