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Bioinformatics Training Program for Health Research
The CIHR bioinformatics training program operates as a scholarship program
for a select number of students who are undertaking a Bioinformatics
M.Sc. degree at either the University of British Columbia or Simon
Applications for this program are now closed for 2014. Please look back in early December for the deadlines for September 2015. If you have any questions, please contact
If you are not accepted into this scholarship program,
you must find your own supervisor from the mentor/faculty list.
Once you have done this, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Studies in Bioinformatics
If you are majoring in
one of the following areas:
- biological discipline (biology, genetics, microbiology, molecular
- quantitative science (computer science, mathematics, physics,
If you have significant
experience in a second one of these fields, and strong academic
qualifications, the Strategic Training Program in Bioinformatics
might be what you're looking for. You can study in Vancouver, BC,
Canada for an MSc or PhD.
Scholarships are available for applicants to MSc and PhD programs, with strong academic qualifications.
The Strategic Training
Program in Bioinformatics is a partnership among Simon Fraser University,
the University of British Columbia, and the BC Cancer Research Centre,
and is sponsored by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research
(CIHR), Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) and
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
In addition to academic
course work, students will conduct research rotations in both computational
and biologically-oriented laboratories, and the program's mentors
will personally guide your progress.
Read over the material here, especially the FAQ section, and contact us by e-mail if you
need more information.
We gratefully acknowledge
the support of the Canadian
Institutes for Health Research the Michael
Smith Foundation for Health Research and the Alfred
P. Sloan Foundation.