University of Manitoba

St. Paul's College

Biochemistry and Medical Genetics


Room 268, Drake Centre, 181 Freedman Crescent

Winnipeg, MB






Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The department’s fundamental mission is to provide scholarship in teaching, innovative research, and best practices in patient care. This mission includes advancing the frontiers of knowledge in biomolecular research, dedication to research underpinning the prevention and treatment of genetic and other diseases, and disseminating our knowledge, discoveries, and inventions. Our activities are pursued in a respectful and collaborative learning environment with the aim to better the health of Manitobans, Canadians and individuals worldwide. Excellent and dedicated faculty members work closely with graduate students, post doctoral fellows, residents in genetics, and clinical geneticists to advance our understanding of complex and diverse biological processes. BMG also participates in an accredited Royal College Training Program in Medical Genetics as well as Canadian College of Medical Geneticists fellowship training. Our faculty are locally, nationally, and internationally recognized and have received numerous prestigious awards for their accomplishments in teaching and research. Moreover, our faculty members contribute significantly to providing health care services to individuals and families affected with genetic and metabolic disorders.


no accreditation exists for this program

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

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