Microbiology and Immunology

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The Microbiology and Immunology graduate program encompasses several areas of studies divided in two main areas: microbiology and host biology. Students are invited to refine their critical and scholarly skills and top prepare for a career in a research, governmental, clinical, or industrial setting.

Students will acquire autonomy in conducting research, preparing scholarly publications, through a training that includes course work, research seminars, and independent research leading to a thesis.

Program Highlights

  • Excellent financial support and travel awards: more than 80% of students have scholarships
  • One of the highest research intensive program
  • The program has close ties with the government, hospitals and research institutes across Ottawa to favour multidisciplinary research

Collaborative programs:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Pathology and Experimental Medicine

Programs Offered in this Discipline


Application Deadlines

Candidates Fall term Winter term Spring-summer term
Canadian candidates August 1 December 1 April 1
International candidates March 1 August 1 January 1

Admission Requirements

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