We currently have three fully funded graduate student positions for starting in January 2021:
Position 1: This is a PhD student position funded by a CIHR team grant for 4 years ($21K/year). The student will be registering in The Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics or The Individual Interdisciplinary Studies Program (http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/programs/interdisciplinary.html). The research project will be on developing computational methods for integrating multiomics data for disease prediction and biomarker discovery. The candidates for the position should have excellent background in life science or medicine with strong background in statistics or computer science.
Position 2: This is a PhD position funded by a CIHR grant for 4 years ($21K/year).The research project will be on developing deep learning models for identifying antibiotic molecules. The candidates for the position should have excellent background in life science, chemical informatics and/or programming skills in R and Python.
Position 3: Co-supervising with Dr. Kirk McManus, the student will be registering in The Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics. The research project will be on developing computational methods for calling copy number variations (CNVs) from single cell sequencing data. The candidates (MSc) for the position should have excellent background in life science or medicine with strong background in statistics or computer science.
To apply for the positions, please send a CV, transcripts, English test (Applicants who have not received a degree from a English speaking country), related reports/publications written in English to Dr. Pingzhao Hu at email@example.com. The deadlines to apply for the positions can be found below.
Our BMG admission deadlines (http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/programs/bio_chem.html) are
|September||June 1||July 1||March 1||April 1|
|January||October 1||November 1||July 1||August 1|
|May||February 1||March 1||November 1||December 1|
Our CS admission deadlines (http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/programs/computer_science.html) are
|CS UMGF and Entrance Award Deadline|
|September||June 1||February 1|
|January||October 1||May 1||December 15|
Our ECE admissions deadline (http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/programs/ece.html) are
|September||May 1||February 1|
|January||September 1||June 1|
|May||January 4||October 1|
Our IIS admission deadline (http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/programs/interdisciplinary.html) is
Faculty of Graduate Studies Deadline
|September|| January 15|
In general, MSc students and PhD students will receive $17,850/year and $21,000/year research assistantship, respectively. For MSc international students, they will also receive $5000-6000 international student entrance scholarship if their GPA is higher than 3.5 of 4.5 UM scale. The tuition fee for international MSc student is ~$11,500-$12,000/year for the first year and ~$1000/year for the second year. The tuition fee for international PhD student is ~$6000/year for the first two years and ~$1000/year for the next two years.
Please send a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should have background in statistics, computer science or human genetics with strong programming skill.
Applicants who are interested in applying for federal and local fundings (NSERC Undergraduate Summer Research Award, CIHR Undergraduate Summer Student Health Research Award and University of Manitoba Undergraduate Summer Research Award) for summer research, please contact the PI to discuss the applications as early as possible.
For all aplicants, you should have a GPA >3.8.
The Hu lab hosts visiting professors and students' long- and short-term research.