On Sunday, January 20th, 2019, there will be a Innovation Nation Conference from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at the LIUNA Station in Hamilton. Registeration is now open and it is FREE. Spaces are limited. Register early at: www.innovation-nation.ca.
BDC (Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization) program is a Level 3 entry program offering students advanced training in biomedical sciences complemented by fundamental business training. There is an Information Session on Thursday, November 1st at 6:30 PM in HSC 1A6 for anyone interested for more information. The application deadline for the Fall 2019 admissions is February 1st, 2019.
There is an Open House on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre for more information. Interested students can register at: http://medbio.utoronto.ca/content/open-house.
- Learn about available on-campus volunteer positions for this semester, summer and next year
- Hear about the career skills you develop as a volunteer
- Talk to program coordinators about application and hiring processes
- Get resources about the career value of volunteering, police checks and more
Drop in anytime between 9:00am and 11:00am for breakfast and networking.
Student Success Centre - GH 110
You must register to attend this event by clicking here http://bit.ly/2E2tEBt
Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Science will be hosting an information session on Tuesday, March 13th 2018 from 5:00-6:30pm in MUSC 319 for all undergraduate students that might be interested in pursuing graduate studies in Sciences or just curious about what graduate student life might be like. The session will be led by myself, Samantha Sargent, Graduate Support Office, and graduate students from each program. The session will begin with a brief presentation that will give you some valuable information on the programs offered here in graduate studies, and tips on preparing a graduate school or major graduate scholarship application, and then current graduate students from each program will be available for 1 on 1 questions & discussion about gradlife and much more. There will also be beverages and snacks provided.
The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal recently launched the 2018 edition of its IRIC Next Generation Awards program. The awards offered through this program come with a 12-week or a 16-week internship in one of IRIC’s 28 research teams during summer 2018. The program is open to Canadian undergraduate students.
The IRIC Next Generation Awards program offers undergraduate students an enriching opportunity to conduct a 12-week or a 16-week summer internship in the field of cancer research at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal. Students can choose from a wide variety of exciting and innovative internship projects that can be grouped into five main areas of research:
- Immunology, stem cells and leukemia
- Cell signalling
- Mechanisms of cell division
- Drug discovery and diagnostic tools development
- Bioinformatics and high-throughput cell modeling
In addition to joining one of IRIC’s 28 research teams for the summer of 2018, selected applicants will receive an internship award to support their research experience. Awardees may also be offered the opportunity to continue their project at the graduate level.
Value of awards
- $4,250 for a 12-week internship
- $5,670 for a 16-week internship
For full details on the 2018 IRIC Next Generation Awards and on application guidelines, visit www.iric.ca/en/awards
January 26th, 2018, 5 pm (EST)
Interested in healthcare careers outside of medicine?
Come to our interactive SPREAD PAST MED event, where you will have a chance to meet and meet professionals in healthcare! This event will take place next Wednesday, NOVEMBER 15 from 5:30 to 7 pm. Food will be provided.
To register and learn more about this event, please visit:
Date: Sunday, January 21, 2018
Location: LiUNA Station, Hamilton
Register online to attend the conference here!
Innovation Nation features talks from acclaimed innovators of various disciplines who will share their journey of discovery and vision of the future. Confirmed speakers to date:
April Khademi, Director, Image Analysis in Medicine Lab (IAMLAB)
S. Blake Ratcliff, Project Manager HUNCH, NASA
BJ Hardman, Chairman and CEO, Sanarus Technologies
Carlos Lange, Founder, Institute for Space Science Exploration and Technology (ISSET)
Ian Heynan, Former VP & GM, Hologic Specialty Imaging Products Division
Mars Settlement Team, Silver Medalist, NASA Ames Space Settlement Contest
Liam Kaufman, CEO, WinterLight Labs
Melissa Marchese, Singer-Songwriter
Paul Fulford, Product Development Manager, Space Exploration Robotics and Automation, MDA
Pearl Sullivan, Dean of Engineering, University of Waterloo
Rob MacIsaac, President, Hamilton Health Sciences
Gail Garland, CEO, Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization
The conference will also include a student showcase, where exhibit space will be provided for science/tech projects of all types. The designs should be forward thinking, embody ideas that are both transformational and unique, have functionality demonstrating ease of use and a practical application in the real world. Exceptional exhibits will receive special recognition. The deadline to register for an exhibit is December 8, 2017. However, we encourage interested participants to register as soon as possible to reserve exhibition space.
The McMaster Science Society wants to reduce your financial burden and fund your extra-curricular engagement! We have $12,000 dedicated to supporting student learning outside of the classroom.
To receive funding, all you have to do is apply to the Student Opportunity Grant! Thousands of dollars have been allocated to students in the past and there is plenty of money for you to benefit.
Applications are now open, and all money is available on a first-come first-serve basis. For more information about the grant, or how the money is awarded, you can navigate to the website here.
For any further questions feel free to contact the McMaster Science Society Vice-President Finance, Bhavya Singh, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences will be hosting a Graduate School Information Session designed for individuals considering an MSc or PhD graduate degree in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University.
Dr. Brian Coombes, Assistant Chair and Associate Chair of Graduate Studies (Biochemistry), will present everything you need to know about graduate school. Attendees will learn about our program overview, admission requirements, financial support and application procedures and deadlines. There are more than 40 investigators to choose from at the McMaster campus or in local area hospitals. Most importantly, the BBS graduate programs are tailored to maximize student success!
Come and experience the opportunity to discover our outstanding, research-intensive programs that will prepare you for careers in research in a wide variety of disciplines.
DATE: Monday, November 20, 2017
TIME: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
WHERE: Health Sciences Centre, Room 1A4
The SCCE will be putting on a graduate studies information session on Thursday October 26th at 5:30pm. We will look at a few different types of graduate studies and work on how to approach professors about opportunities. Registration is available on OSCARplus.
The SCCE Facebook also has a post outlining the workshop, available here: www.facebook.com/McMasterSCCE.
The MMHS would like to announce our new partnership with the Student Success Centre! The Student Success Centre is offering a great opportunity to learn more about volunteering opportunities following our Symposium. It is a great chance to learn some tips and tricks about volunteering in general. All you have to do is register on Oscar Plus!
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 (http://bdcprogram-mcmaster.ca/apply/).
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: email@example.com.
See you on October 30th!
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:
- Medical Genomics (Fall 2018)
- Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
- Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Physical Therapy
- Speech-Language Pathology
- Translational Research
Regististration at this link. Please note that space for this event is limited.
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: http://medbio.utoronto.ca/content/open-house. Admission is free; lunch and refreshments will be provided to all attendees.
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: https://www.facebook.com/MULSC/.
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.