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 College of Medicine within the 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.


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.

February 2020 - Congratulations to Lucile for being awarded the Phyllis J. McAlpine Graduate Fellowship!

February 2020 - Congratulations to Claire for receiving the Human Genetics Endowment Fund Graduate Student Award!

January 2020 - Congratulations to Claire on receiving the Women's Health Research Foundation of Canada Graduate Scholarship!

January 2020 - Congratulations to Chloe and Laura on their publication in Cells. Thanks to Brad Larson from BioTek Inc., for his collaborative input!

January 2020 - Cogratulations to Tarik, Lucile and Zelda on their publication in Scientific Reports.

January 2020 - Welcome Nicole to our team!

December 2020 - Thank you to Morgan for being a great Co-op student... good luck in your next term.

December 2019 - Congratulations to Manisha on successfully completing her MSc!

December 2019 - Congratulations to Chloe on successfully completion of her MSc!

August 2019 - Congratulations to Ally on her first place oral presentation award in the basic sciences at the 2019 RIOH Summer Student Symposium.

July 2019 - Congratulations to Allison, Lucile and Zelda on their publication in Cancers.

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