Breakthroughs on the Molecular Level

BIG Funding

Most of our graduate students in BIG are funded through Graduate Teaching Assistantships from their home departments, Graduate Research Assistantships from their supervisor's research grants, or internal or external scholarships. In fact, most students are funded by more than one of these sources. Since funding packages depend on the home department and supervisors, they are highly personalized and we cannot provide any funding information before a supervisor has been identified.

BIG Program Information

The Biophysics Interdepartmental Graduate Program is a unique, standalone interdisciplinary program. Currently it involves faculty members from several departments/schools in the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences, College of Biological Science, Ontario Agricultural College and Ontario Veterinary College. Much of the interdisciplinarity in the composition of our program faculty is reflected in the research work carried out by our students.

BIG Admissions

The admission requirement for our MSc program is a 4 year undergraduate degree in science or engineering with at least a B- average, or an equivalent qualification. For the PhD program the admission requirement is a Masters degree in a relevant discipline with at least a B average. Applications from students who have obtained their prior training from universities abroad will be assessed on an individual basis for equivalency considerations.

Biophysics Interdepartmental Group

Welcome to Biophysics

Robert Wickham

Dr. Robert Wickham
Associate Professor, Associate Graduate Coordinator
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 x53704
MacN 448

Joanne M. O'Meara

Dr. Joanne M. O’Meara
Professor, Second Year Coordinator
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 x53987
MacN 323

Vladimir Ladizhansky

Dr. Vladimir Ladizhansky
Professor, NMR Facility Director
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 x53989
SSC 1251