Program Descriptions & Funding Opportunities

The Department offers Pre-Masters, M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs to students who have completed a four year degree course in biochemistry or equivalent. All students currently enrolled in the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs of the department  receive financial support either directly from granting agencies or through supervisors’ grants. Graduate students are eligible to apply for studentship awards from Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, National Cancer Institute of Canada, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Manitoba Health Research Council, University of Manitoba, and other granting agencies.

The department also offers postdoctoral training programs to qualified individuals. Competitive fellowships are available to holders of Ph.D. or M.D. degrees. The department also has a joint PhD/Residency program with the Department of Pathogy.  It also participates in an accredited Royal College Training Program in Medical Genetics as well as Canadian College of Medical Geneticists fellowship training.  Faculty members are committed to mentoring undergraduate, co-op and summer projects, introducing students to a wide range of basic, applied and clinical research activities.

Pre-Master's Program Info (not offered as of September 2013) - click here

Master's Program Info - click here

Transfer to Ph.D. Option - click here

Ph.D. Program Info - click here


Faculty of Graduate Studies - Graduate Tuition Fees - click here  

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