Program Summary

Why graduate school in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UBC?

See Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies UBC-wide recruitment video, also student profiles: Mopelola Akinlaja, Andrew Alexander, Heather Baker, Helena Biasibetti Brendler, Peter Grin, Abisola Kehinde, Calem Kenward, Jerry Leung, Jobin Parker, Jenna Riffell, Colton Strong, Reid Warsaba and Zhiyu (Katherine) Zhao.

Our graduate program provides an advanced education with the goal of preparing students for a career in research. We offer an MSc degree and a PhD degree program, with most of our master’s students transferring into the PhD track during their second year. As part of UBC’s Life Sciences Institute students have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers from a wide range of disciplines. We also offer students who do not secure external funding stipends of $32,000 to $35,000 per year. Example of UBC Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Student Financial Support 2023-2024. After graduation many of our students continue on to academic or industrial positions at UBC or other institutions.

If you have questions about our program, contacted or at 604 822-5925. Additional information:

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