We are always looking to hire trainees with an interest in neurogenomics - please get in contact with us!

Prospective trainees, please email Galen the following:

  • Subject: Wright lab trainee application
  • A one to two page cover letter stating why you are interested in joining the group
  • A copy of your unofficial transcripts
  • A copy of your curriculum vitae

Backgrounds in any of the following areas are advantageous:

  • Human genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Bioinformatics ( bash, , etc.)
  • Stem cells
    Graduate students in the Wright Lab can be enrolled in studies through either:
  1. Pharmacology and Therapeutics
    Program details: M.Sc., Ph.D.
  2. Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
    Program details: M.Sc., Ph.D.

The lab will provide successful applicants with a base stipend from research funds. See our funding page to see more information regarding trainee funding opportunities.

Failure to follow the instructions mentioned above may result in your application not being processed.

KEY DATES Successful applicants will work with Galen to submit with these deadlines. Please provide ample time to allow for this (i.e., more than one month before deadline).

US deadlines
Fall (September)June 1March 1
Winter (January)October 1July 1
Summer (May)February 1November 1
International applicants, please use this University of Manitoba resource (International Degree Equivalency), to convert your degree(s)/grades to the University of Manitoba scale.


  • galen DOT wright AT umanitoba DOT ca
  • +1 (204) 272-3130
  • Kleysen Institute for Advanced Medicine, 710 William Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0Z3