LMP1005H: Fundamentals of Research Practice

Who can attend

You must be enrolled in the LMP graduate program.

This is a mandatory requirement for all graduate students in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. 

Exclusion: LMP1404H

Course description

You will learn the skills you need to succeed as a research scientist.

You will learn how to:

  • design experiments
  • analyze and manage data,
  • critique published research.

You will also develop oral and written communication skills and learn how to address problems involving research ethics.

Lectures will be interactive and include group discussions and activities.

Course coordinator

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

lmp.grad@utoronto.ca for administrative queries.

Timings and location

The course is offered in the Fall session.

Mondays 10 am - 1 pm


Health Sciences Building
155 College St
Room HS106

Evaluation methods

This course is credit/no credit (CR/NCR).

  • Assignments - 60%
  • Participation - 20%
  • Attendance - 20%

Late assignments are penalized at 10% per day.

See information on Academic Integrity





October 2, 2023

Good laboratory practice

Dr. Jeremy Mogridge

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

October 16, 2023

Scientific writing I

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

October 23, 2023

Research ethics

Dr. Jeremy Mogridge 

October 30, 2023

Oral communication

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

November 6, 2023

Statistical analysis

Dr. Scott Yuzwa

November 13, 2023

Scientific writing II

Dr. Jeffrey Lee

November 20, 2023

Research critiques I

Dr. Kelsie Thu 

November 27, 2023

Research critiques II

Dr. Michael Ohh