From Career Fair Connection to Internship Opportunity

  Jasmine Yang, currently a level 4 BDC student, was out and about at the McMaster Student Success Centre (SSC) Job Fair. With her interest peaked, and expertise at-the-ready she…

Welcome MBDC students 2020/21

  We would like to extend a warm virtual welcome to our fifth cohort of 32 MBDC students!   We are looking forward to the virtual learning journey ahead and wish…

Virtual Warm Welcome to our BDC 3rd level Students

On September 8th 2020 we welcomed our 58 new BDC students with our first VIRTUAL welcome session. It was a great first meeting which featured icebreakers lead by our 2020/21…

MBDC Grad, Sonia Igboanugo, Takes her Passion to Medical School

Fall 2020, Master of Biomedical Discovery & Commercialization graduate, Sonia Igboanugo, shares the origins of her passion for medicine as she begins her medical school journey at the University of…

BioTalent Funding Provides Financial Assistance to MBDC Employers

Our current MBDC student, Jimmy Ma, is working as an Intern at Sanofi Pasteur, where he assists technologists and scientists with vaccine formulation, development, stability studies and data analysis. Sanofi…

4th-Year BDC Student Wins First Place at Synapse Life Science Competition

This week, we’re featuring 4th-year BDC student Sohaib Syed for his accomplishment in placing first in the Synapse Life Science Competition in Hamilton last week! The Synapse Competition is an…

COVID-19 Update: BDC Office Working Remotely

As a safety measure taken to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak, the BDC Office, along with many other Faculty of Health Sciences staff, will be working remotely. Should…

McMaster in-person classes suspended RE: COVID-19 Outbreak

A notice from McMaster University’s President, David Farrar, has been issued indicating that all in-person classes for undergraduate and graduate students are suspended end-of-day Friday, March 13th in response to…

BDC Undergraduate Program Interview Day 2020

On Saturday, February 29th, the BDC Program held its yearly Undergraduate Entry Interviews. Applicants started their interview day with a brief orientation presentation from our current MBDC students, Hamdi Abdo,…

BDC Program Director Featured in McMaster Daily News

The BDC Program Director, Dr. Andrew McArthur, and his PhD student have been featured in the McMaster Daily News article: McMaster develops tool for coronavirus battle