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Summer opportunity

Researcher working with a microscope

Undergraduate Research Awards

As a research-intensive university, UM provides a multitude of unique learning opportunities for undergraduate students to interact with the best minds and research leaders in their fields. Learn which of our department members are accepting students for this summer’s program.

Our researchers

Find out how our researchers push the boundaries of knowledge to provide real-time solutions to the most pressing challenges affecting patients, caregivers and decision-makers.

Department of Dental Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences

Departmental research

Department of Preventive Dental Science

Departmental research

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Departmental research

Research clusters

Oral Microbiome, Taste Biology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Prashen Chelikani (lead)

Kangmin Duan (lead)

Oral/Public Health (Child/Adult; Data Analysis)

Robert Schroth (lead)

Craniofacial and Regenerative Biology

Devi Atukorallaya (lead)

Neurobiology and Recovery of Pain/Trauma (Anxiety/Pain; Mental Health)

Gilbert Kirouac (lead)


Rodrigo França (lead)

Educational Research; Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Oral Health Education

Dieter Schonwetter (lead)

Manitoba Chemosensory Biology Research Group

Funding and resources

The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry is committed to funding research and supporting our principal investigators. Here are some examples of places to start looking for funding.

Contact us

Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
D113, 780 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2 Canada