McMaster University

Centre for
Functional Genomics

Scope of Search

Education

Educational Programs

The Centre for Functional Genomics welcomes students who wish to complete a M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in any area of interest associated with the Centre. Graduate programs within the Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Biology, and Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences all provide opportunities for study with the Centre. These programs are regulated by their respective Department and the Centre for Functional Genomics has no direct role in the application and/or acceptance process.

Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences offers graduate programs in six areas of the Health Sciences. Through an interdisciplinary approach to learning, students can be placed in the Centre for Functional Genomics under the supervision of one of our faculty members.

For more information please visit the Graduate Programs in Health Sciences website.

Biochemistry and Medical Sciences

The Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences offers graduate programs in three areas:

  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Biomolecular Structure and Function
  • Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology

Students should review the specific nature of research activity within each area to determine their suitability for graduate study with the department.

For more information please visit the Biochemistry Graduate Program website.

Biology

The Department of Biology offers graduate programs leading to M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees. Students interested in a graduate degree in Biology are strongly encouraged to meet the professors of their interest and acquaint themselves with his or her research program before making a decision to pursue graduate studies in that laboratory.

For more information please visit the Biology Graduate Program website