Dr. David Kwan will be considering M.Sc. or Ph.D. candidate applications in either the Chemistry & Biochemistry Program or the Biology Program, pursuing research in Chemical & Synthetic Biology. The research project will explore the function and engineering of enzymes and specific topics may include the characterization and directed evolution of enzymes that assemble and degrade carbohydrates and bioactive glycosylated molecules. Website: www.kwanlab.com
Dr. Aashiq Kachroo is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic graduate students. The Kachroo laboratory is a systems and synthetic biology group interested in engineering human genetic processes in simplified cells like yeast.
Dr. Vincent Martinis inviting candidates to apply for graduate and postdoctoral research positions. The project will revolve around the metabolic engineering of yeast strains with applications in chemicals and natural products.
Dr. Steve Shih has open positions for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering, and Synthetic Biology. Projects use miniaturization technologies, such as microfluidics, and automation approaches and techniques to solve challenges related to health, energy, and synthetic biology. Website: https://users.encs.concordia.ca/~sshih
The successful candidates will be integrated into the team of researchers and students and will have various opportunities to present at conferences, write articles and join a thriving network of researchers and students.
The selected candidates will receive a generous funding offer. Available offers may include: a Concordia University Graduate Fellowship (PhD) of $10,800 per year for 3-years, a Concordia International Tuition Award of Excellence (PhD) valued at $35,949, a Merit Scholarship (MSc or PhD) of $10,000 for 1-year, a Concordia Horizon Postdoctoral fellowship (PDF) valued at $47,500 per year plus benefits for 2-years, and Out-Of Province Tuition Remissions (MSc) valued at $6,000.
How to apply
June 1, 2018* (for September 2018 entry)
September 1, 2018 (for January 2019 entry)
*It is recommended that International students apply by February 1 to allow adequate time to obtain study permits.
Send an email to the Principal Investigator indicating your interest