We offer outstanding graduate training leading to PhD and MSc degrees. Our students are generally registered within the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine, either within the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology graduate program or the Medical Sciences (Cancer Biology) graduate program. The PhD program generally takes 5 years to complete and an MSc 2-3 years.
For more information about graduate science education (GSE), including the degree requirements for entry, scholarship opportunities, at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, please visit:
Post-doctoral fellows play an essential role in our research programs, and are mentored towards their future career goals by our senior scientists. In Canada, scientists are considered “trainee post-docs” for the first five years after being awarded their doctorate; during this time, they are eligible for a variety of lucrative national and provincial salary awards. Applicants interested in applying to our post-doctoral training program should be within 5 years of obtaining their.