Meet Our Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Meet a few Faculty of Medicine’s graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and learn more about our many Graduate Programs, Departments, Centres, Institutes, and affiliated hospital sites.


Reproductive & Developmental Sciences
Samantha Benton, Graduate Student Representative The Reproductive and Developmental Sciences (RDS) program, offered through the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, is home to 23 graduate students and 17 principal investigators. The breadth of our research covers all areas of mammalian reproductive and developmental biology and research methods range from bench work to clinical investigations. Current […] Read More >


Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics
Tim Fung, Graduate Student Representative The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics is a unique department as it is both academic and clinical and is comprised of three intertwined disciplines: anesthesiology, pharmacology, and therapeutics. The department was formed by merging anesthesiology with pharmacology and therapeutics in 2005 and is committed to an excellence in research […] Read More >


Surgery
The Department of Surgery has offered the Master of Science Degree Program since 1969, and receives more than 200 applications per year. The faculty members in the Department of Surgery engage in research to advance our knowledge in areas relevant to human health and to improve clinical care. Now, it has 38 supervisors specialized in […] Read More >


Pharmacology Program
The UBC graduate program in Pharmacology is offered by the Faculty of Medicine, within the department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics. The department is an academic and clinical unit committed to excellence in research in pharmacology and therapeutics in a variety of areas including cardiovascular, respiratory, anesthesia, biochemical, molecular and neuropharmacology. The department offers degree […] Read More >


Experimental Medicine Program
Experimental Medicine is the study of the pathogenesis and treatment of disease. Modern experimental medicine represents a rapidly growing body of knowledge involving the determination of disease processes and the development of appropriate therapies. Here at UBC, the Experimental Medicine program was first opened in 1987 and has since expanded to an incredible 137 PhD […] Read More >


Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Craig Kerr, Graduate Student Representative Biochemistry and Molecular Biology strives to understand the molecular mechanisms that drive biological processes. First established in 1950, the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) contained only three faculty members and four graduate students. Eighteen years later, in 1968, BMB helped to establish UBC as a top research institute […] Read More >