The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine

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Medical Genetics

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Genetics, General
Description:The UBC Department of Medical Genetics is an inspiring and productive community of scholars of genetics and genomics; an outstanding provider of knowledge, technical expertise, and compassionate care for our patients. The Department is composed of dozens of faculty members at the forefront of their fields who use cutting edge genetic, epigenetic, genomic, and bioinformatic methodologies to gain insight into diseases such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, neurodegenerative and neurological disorders, and other genetic diseases. Research is highly interactive and often involves local, national, and international collaborations which further enrich the research experience.

Individual labs conduct clinical and/or translational research and basic experimental research engaging a wide variety of approaches including the use of model organisms such as mice, flies (D. melanogaster), worms (C. elegans), and yeast (S. cerevisiae).
URL:Medical Genetics at The University of British Columbia - Faculty of Medicine
Cost per year:*
National: $4,996

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Upper-level /advanced genetics, biochemistry, statistics (biometrics) and relevant laboratory research. To be competitive for the Medical Genetics Graduate Program, applicants must have recently taken, and excelled at, all prerequisites. Note: Medical doctors (MBBS) generally have not taken upper level genetics courses, etc. and are therefore not competitive for this Program.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 04, 2019