LABORATORY Cancer Research in Genome Stability
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We are located within the Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology, which is a joint institute of the University of Manitoba and CancerCare Manitoba.

We are also members of the Department of Biochemistry & Medical Genetics in the Max Rady College of Medicine within the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.


We are currently looking for graduate students (MSc or PhD) who have a keen interest in research. Although experience isn't essential, it would be an asset.

Please contact Dr. Kirk McManus to inquire about a potential position.


Jan 2021 - Congrats to Claire on her collaborative work on an article accepted in Cancers.

Dec 2020 - Congrats to Chloe, Michaela, Ally, Nicole and Zelda on their publication accepted in British Journal of Cancer.

Dec 2020 - Congrats to Manisha, Michaela, Lucile, Nicole and Zelda on their new publication in Cancer Letters.

Dec 2020 - Our collaborative team efforts are featured in an article published by Ovarian Cancer Canada - thank you very much!

November 2020 - Ally is featured in a great UM Today News article focused on undergraduate reserach opportunities.

November 2020 - Best wishes to Lucile who will represent Manitoba at the National "Ma th├Ęse en 180 secondes" competition!

November 2020 - Congrats to Kailee on successfully transitioning into the PhD program!

September 2020 - Congrats to Lucile on receiving the Emil and Lynette Hain Scholarship for Excellence in Oncology Research. A highly prestigious honor!

September 2020 - Congrats to Michaela on receiving a Dean of Graduate Studies Award for her poster presention at the Manitoba Poster Competition.

September 2020 - We welcome Nicole Neudorf as a new MSc student who was formerly our Research Assistant!

May 2020 - Congrats to Michaela on receiving a highly prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship (NSERC)!

May 2020 - Congrats to Kailee on receiveing a highly prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship (CIHR)!

May 2020 - Congrats to Claire on her successful defense of her MSc thesis!

April 2020 - Double congrats go out to Michaela and Kailee for receiving prestigious Canadian Graduate Scholarships (MSc) from NSERC and CIHR, respectively.

March 2020 - Congratulations to Raghvendra on his first publication from our lab - published in Cancers.

March 2020 - Congratulations to Kailee on being awarded a Graduate Entrance Scholarship from Research Manitoba/Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

March 2020 - Congratulations to Cindy on receiving an Undergraduate Student Research Award from NSERC.

February 2020 - Congratulations to Laura, Allison and Zelda on their publication in Cancers.

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