Research Opportunities

Graduate student position in Biomedical Engineering

The Leung Lab is actively seeking a qualified and motivated individual to fill a funded graduate student position at the Master’s (MASc) or Doctorate (PhD) levels in the School of Biomedical Engineering, starting September 2019. The main focus of the Leung group is to develop novel cell-based disease models to understand cellular microenvironment responses during disease development. For on-going research topics in the lab, please visit our current projects page.

Prospective applicants should have completed a 4-yr BSc. or BASc. program with prior research experience. Suitable background of studies includes biological sciences (cellular & molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, computational biology), chemistry (polymers, biomaterials) and engineering (chemical, mechanical, material sciences). Students who are interested in the general areas of tissue engineering, biomaterials and microfabrication are encouraged to apply. Students with other scientific and engineering backgrounds who are interested in our research should also apply. Please contact Dr. Brendan Leung ( to schedule a meeting.

Brendan M. Leung, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Oral Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry
School of Biomedical Engineering (cross-appointment)
Dalhousie University, 5981 University Ave., Rm 5193
(Office): 902-494-8813