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University of Calgary

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Calgary, AB

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University of Calgary

Overview

University of Calgary / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is located in Calgary, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
11
Accepted
9
Enrolled
17%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
130
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th May 15th Yes
Winter deadline October 15th September 1st No
Spring deadline March 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
98%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

70
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 19
Male (59)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular and developmental genetics; molecular biology of disease; genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics; cell signaling and structure
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2500 University Drive, NW
Calgary, AB  T2N 1N4
Canada
Contact Dr. Jonathan Lytton
Phone: 403-220-5110