Come join the Wijenayake Team

Currently accepting Undergradute and Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

Domestic and International students interested in medical and translational research are highly encouraged to apply.

NSERC Undergraduate Research Awards are available:

Please attach:

  • CV
  • A short paragraph (max 250 words) describing why you would like to join the lab
  • University transcripts
  • A minimum of one semester of undergraduate course work is required

Graduate Students

Domestic students (Canadian Citizens and PR holders) are highly encouraged to apply.

Admittance of international students are subjected to funding status.

Please attach:

  • CV (with contact information for two references)
  • A short paragraph (max 250 words) describing why you would like to join the lab, your research interests, and future aspirations.
  • Official university transcripts

Postdoctoral Fellows

Currently, postdoctoral fellows with partial or full external funding are accepted into the research program.

Please attach:

  • A cover letter (max 2 pages) describing your research interests, publications, laboratory skills, mentorship experience, awards, and future aspirations.
  • CV (with contact information for three references)
  • All official university transcripts (UG, MSc, PhD)

Lab Manager

A full-time position is available. 

Contact Dr. Wijenayake for more information.


Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex

The University of Winnipeg

599 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, CA. R3B 2G3

Contact Information

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sanoji Wijenayake

Office Location: 2RC023
P: 204-258-3894

Lab Location: 1RC050
P: 204-786-9363