Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization Program Information Session

The McMaster University Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization program is a Level 3 entry program that offers advanced training in the biomedical sciences complemented by fundamental business training.  It is designed for students who have a passion for science and an interest in business. Students apply to the program after completing at least two years of university coursework.  Second degree and international students are also eligible to apply.  The application deadline for Fall 2018 is February 1st, 2018 (  

There will be an information session on Monday, October 30th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in MDCL 3020. Pizza and pop will be provided. Faculty, staff and current undergraduate and graduate BDC students will be in attendance to answer any questions you may have. For those students that are unable to attend the information session on October 30th, but would like to learn more about the program, please e-mail:

See you on October 30th!

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Special Session for Students Considering Course-based & Professional Master’s Programs

The special session for current domestic and international undergraduate students considering Course-based and Professional Master's Programs at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Toronto is a great opportunity to learn more about professional master's programs. This includes:

  • Immunology
  • Medical Genomics (Fall 2018)
  • Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Translational Research

Date: November 2nd
Time: 3:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Student Commons, Rm. 2171
Medical Sciences Building
1 Kings College Circle

Regististration at this link. Please note that space for this event is limited. 


Open House for Graduate Studies in Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto

The Department of Medical Biophysics (MBP) at the University of Toronto will be holding an Open House THIS SATURDAY, October 21, 2017 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 7th Floor Atrium, Toronto.

Are you an undergraduate student considering a career in leading-edge translational biomedical research? We invite you to attend our Open House to explore our interdisciplinary MSc and PhD Graduate and Summer Undergraduate Research Programmes. This is your opportunity to speak with Medical Biophysics (MBP) profs and graduate students. Learn how to apply to our graduate programme, take a guided tour of the extensive research facilities and visit poster displays by world leading research labs.

Research areas for life science students: Cancer Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Signal Transduction, Epigenetics and Bioinformatics, Stem cell biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Gene Therapy, Developmental and Structural Biology, and more ...

Come and visit us! To help with our preparations, please take a moment to register at: Admission is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.


deSCIpher: McMaster University Life Sciences Challenge

deSCIpher is a McMaster-wide event in February 2018 that will feature teams of 3-4 students competing against each other to test their knowledge of various disciplines in the life sciences, including Psychology and Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Immunology, Anatomy, Physiology, and Genetics. Further information on registration can be found by following deSCIpher’s Facebook page:


Apply for Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS)

Student Financial Aid & Scholarships (SFAS) McMaster is actively promoting our awards by application for the 2017/18 academic year. Award information is available now on Mosaic in order for students to begin to plan and prepare their application packages for Travel & Exchange, In-course, and Graduating student awards.

They will be holding an Awards Information Day on Monday October 16th, 9:00am -2:30pm. SFAS staff will be available for questions and to help students navigate online aid by application.

More information on how to apply for scholarships can also be found on this website. 

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