Peter – Governor General Award Recipient 2012

Congratulations to Peter Eirew who was recently awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal. This award is awarded to the student who has achieved the most outstanding academic record in the graduating class for the doctoral degree in 2011-2012 at UBC This award is a tremendous accomplishment for Peter, for his supervisor Connie Eaves, to the Genetics […]

Isis – Genetics Graduate

  2011 was a very productive year for Isis Carter, who gave birth to a daughter in the summer, graduated with a Ph.D. in Genetics in November and took up a new position with StemCell Technologies as a Product Manager of Heamatology.  Isis is delighted that she will be able to utilize her prior marketing skills […]

Daiana – Recent Graduate

Daiana is pictured here in Dr. Wan Lam‘s lab at the BC Cancer Research Centre.  Daiana studied for her M.Sc. degree in Genetics under Dr. Shoukat Dedhar.  During her Master’s studies Daiana learnt about Dr. Lam’s research and she decided that she wanted to pursue her Ph.D. studies in his lab, so after graduation in May 2011, she joined the […]

Mark – Recent Graduate

Mark Bleackley achieved two of his goals this summer: to complete his Ph.D. program in Genetics and to move to Australia. Mark graduated in May 2011 and is now a Post-Doctoral Fellow at La Trobe University, Melbourne, looking at plant immunity to fungal and insect pathogens with Dr. Marilyn Anderson.  Mark is pictured here after […]

Tuhina – Recent Graduate

Tuhina graduated with a M.Sc. from the Genetics Graduate Program in May 2011. She worked under Dr. Hélène Côté in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and her masters research title was: “Blood Telomere Length in Infants and Their HIV-Infected Mothers Exposed to Antiretroviral Therapy During Pregnancy”.  Learn more about Tuhina and other recent graduates.

Genetics Graduate Program

Effective 01 September 2013, the Genetics Graduate Program new administrative home is now the Faculty of Medicine. On 20 March 2013, Senate approved the motion to transfer the remaining interdisciplinary graduate programs in CfIS to new Faculty homes effective 01 September 2013 and to close CfIS effective 01 October 2013. Click here to read the full Senate motion.

**Please note that the Genetics Graduate Program no longer accepts new students and the program will be closed once the last student graduates.


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