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Current Graduate Opportunities

The following faculty members have indicated that they are currently recruiting graduate students. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Applicants are encouraged to investigate the research being conducted by faculty within the Department and to feel free to contact faculty whose research appeals to them to discuss their interest and potential opportunities for graduate level study.


Dr. Sangeeta Dhaubhadel
Currently recruiting: Ph.D or M.Sc. students to work on projects aimed at “Regulation of Isoflavonoid Biosynthesis in soybean”.


*Dr. Frédéric Marsolais
Currently recruiting a graduate student to do research on the bioactivity of common bean seed proteins and peptides on mammalian cells. A detailed description of the prospective project can be viewed here.


*Dr. Amanda Moehring

Currently recruiting: Ph.D. students with an interest in behaviourial genetics and behaviorial neuroscience, Ph.D. students with an interest in the genetic basis of sterility.


*Dr. Liana Zanette
Currently recruiting: Ph.D. or M.Sc. students to work on the "ecology of fear" (i.e. perceived predation risk) and its effects on wildlife populations, ecosystems, behaviour, physiology, genetics, and brains

* Indicates faculty willing to consider highly qualified international applicants