Sample Integrated Sciences Themes

Students integrate two to three disciplines to investigate certain topics/issues in science. Here is a list of some of the recent topics:

  • Immunometabolism of Immune Defense
  • Biomedical Technology
  • Genetic effects on physiological development and interactions across all levels of human anatomy
  • Psychoneuroimmunology
  • Autoimmunology
  • Personalizing Treatments for Human Diseases in a Genetics and Nutrition Context
  • Biological systems and the effects of pharmaceuticals on bodily systems, applied to clinical research
  • How does disease and injury affect movement
  • Understanding pathogenesis of diseases and their effects on human physiology
  • The role of MHC in immunity and evolution
  • The science of drug action on biological systems, specifically the brain
  • How gene regulation and genomics can be used to study the change of neurobiological function over time
  • Neurophysiology and Genetics
  • Analyzing the function of the human body through Organic Chemistry
  • Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • Medication For Pancreatic Cancer
  • Neuroscience from a Biopsychosocial Perspective
  • Quantum Biology
  • Brain, Behaviour and Physiology: An understanding of human behaviour and mental illness
  • Physiological and Psychological Bases of Disease
  • Oncolytic Viral Immunotherapy
  • Integration of Cellular and Physiological Sciences & Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Exploring microbial and viral processes in conjunction with physiology to understand their impact on autoimmune diseases.
  • Microbial disease control and prevention
  • How Pollution Affects Human Diseases
  • Genetics and Infectious Diseases
  • Exploring the physiological and anatomical processes of the human body to see how external factors such as drugs and pathogens affect its function
  • How nutritional requirements in individuals with unique lifestyles change over the lifespan and how catering to these requirements can optimize physiological functioning.
  • Human and Environmental Health
  • Exploring the pathogenicity of microbes and its macroscopic and microscopic effect on physiological processes
  • Understanding the mechanisms in regards to human function and behaviour
  • Preventing the Development of Diseases and Disorders
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic systems of the human body
  • Physiology and the Environment
  • Diabetes- Genetics, Immunology and Physiology
  • Neuroscience Biochemistry
  • The Role of Physiological Disorders on Behavioural Patterns and Mental Health
  • How can genetic factors affect the development of an organism’s neurophysiology and what affects does this have on the overall neurophysiological function throughout the organism’s life?
  • Animal Behaviour
  • A study of human health from a sub-cellular to societal level
  • How animal physiology is influenced by genetics and external factors
  • Medical Physics and Physiology
  • Genetic Approach to Neuroscience
  • The effect of neurobiology on physiological development
  • Study of diseases on a cellular and pathological level
  • To what extent can we implement cognitive systems to improve diagnosis of genetic diseases and other aspects of medicine?
  • The extent to which both physical health and mental health play a role in maintaining healthy behaviour
  • Exploring the Microbial and Physiological Aspects of Infections in the Oral Cavity
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of human health and diseases by integrating psychology and physiology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Neurophysiology and Microbiology
  • The Connections Between Microbiology and Human Functions
  • Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Genetic Disorders and Their Physiological Expression
  • Drug therapy as an intervention for immunological deficiency
  • How functioning of the mind affects aspects of the human body
  • Interactions between mind and body
  • Exploring how therapeutics can interact with and affect molecular and physiological processes of the body.
  • Neuroscience with an Application to Education
  • Human Physiology and Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Like is Cured by Like: Employment of Oncolytic Viruses in Therapy of Virus-Induced Cancers.
  • Exploring the physiological processes and molecular circuits of the brain to identify pharmacological interventions for neural pathologies
  • The Human Body Under Health and Duress
  • Physiology and Influences On The Body
  • Health Geography
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Neurobiological physiology and Immunological Pathogenesis and Treatment
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Exploring the Microbial and Physiological Aspects of Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Exploring the genetic influence of human physiology and development
  • Applying mobility and microbiology to geriatric medicine.
  • Reimagining Human Experience and Learning.
  • The study of neurobiology to promote human health
  • Immunotherapy
  • Mental Health: The Relationship between Biochemical Processes and Human Psychopathology
  • Immunology and bacterial diseases in human health
  • Auto-Immunity: An Exploration of Immunology and Physiology
  • Genetics, Physiology, and Psychology in Cancer
  • Chronic disease prevention
  • Exploring the structural, molecular, and chemical changes that occur in the brain following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and investigating the effects of these changes on the movement of the human body and athletic performance.
  • A multi-perspective study of disease - how viruses attack the body and a population as a whole
  • Climate Change
  • Immunopharmacology
  • Human Health with Focus on the Heart and Muscles
  • Exploring behavioural factors and neurobiology functions, and how they affect the physiological pathways within our body.
  • Exploring the physiological and psychological processes of the brain to see how external influences such as drugs affect its function
  • Medical Sciences
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Neuropsychological involvement of different pharmacological treatments in cancer patients
  • Immunology and Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Biostatistics
  • A study of the complexity that lies within the human visual system and its elaborate interaction with microbes
  • Microbial Evasion of Immune Defences and Antibiotics based on Evolution
  • Sports Physiology and the usage of drugs in dealing with injuries
  • Relationship between the Environment and Human Psychology
  • The effects of variables on mammalian physiological processes and motor function
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Computational Biology and Public Health
  • The links between climate change, and oceanographic organic chemistry, and biology
  • Physiological, Cellular, and Pharmacological Sciences
  • Determining Environmental Influences on Human Microbiomes
  • Immunogenetics and the physiological consequences of diseases caused by genetic and cellular changes within the body
  • Exploring the role of genes on the development of the nervous system and how genetic mutations can result in neurological disorders.
  • Physiology, Neuroscience and Immunology
  • Analyzing Disease: from the Microscopic to the Macroscopic
  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology
  • Human Nutrition and the Immune System
  • Plant Biology and Molecular Genetics
  • Examining how pathogens such as viruses and bacteria impact brain health, the nervous system and the rest of the human body
  • The Brain and External Conditions
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Biochemistry and brain function
  • Immunopharmacogenomics
  • Behavioural Neuroscience, Genetics and Human Physiology
  • Pharmacological Treatment of Chemical and Mechanistic Abnormalities Resulting from
  • Physiological Disease-States
  • Physiology of the human body and brain
  • Exploring the contribution of statistical analysis to biochemical processes of human physiology
  • How drugs can effect physiological processes and cause abnormal development in children
  • The study of how neurophysiology translates into observable behaviours
  • Society and Public Health
  • Exploring the link between physiology and neuroscience
  • Physiology and drugs on pathogens
  • Medical Genetics and Physiology
  • Astrobiology
  • Nutrition and Behavioural Neuroscience
  • Exploring and connecting the two most common maladies of humans with two approaches - pathogenic effects on the macro-human body and external psychological effects on the human brain
  • Neurophysiology
  • The study of viral infections and how they infect an individual versus a population.
  • How can genetics and physiology be used to improve access and quality of health care?
  • Microbiomics and the Immune System
  • How Nutrition Effects Human Diseases
  • Biochemical Endocrinology
  • The Psychology and Physiology of Language

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