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  

MBDC Student Nominated for a YWCA Hamilton Women of Distinction Award

  We are proud to announce that Sonia Igboanugo, a current Master of Biomedical Discovery & Commercialization Student and graduate of the BDC undergraduate program, has been nominated for a…

BDC Student Hugo Yan Participates in Global Research Internship Experience

This week, we’re highlighting the accomplishment of our 3rd-year BDC student, Hugo Yan, who participated in a Summer Research Internship Program at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China last summer….

BDC Program Featured in a McMaster Brighter World Article

The BDC Program has been featured in a McMaster Brighter World article:  Cultivating biomedical discovery and commercialization in students! 

3rd Year BDC Student Receives LSO Scholarship

This week, we’re celebrating the achievement of 3rd year BDC Student Emily Panousis in receiving a Life Sciences Ontario Scholarship in September 2019! The LSO scholarship is awarded to 2nd…