Prospective Students


In the Cardona Lab, we celebrate diversity. We are proud to provide a collaborative environment where everybody feels included.

Interested in working in the Cardona lab?

The Cardona lab is opening positions for graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, interested in the application of large-scale bacterial genetics (Tn-seq, Bar-seq, CRISPRi) to solve current global issues such as antibiotic resistance and plastic disposal.

We are looking for individuals with a strong background in Bacterial Genetics and Molecular Biology. Bioinformatics skills and experience with Illumina sequencing are important assets.

To apply contact Dr. Cardona with a cover email. Please, attach your CV and transcripts in two separate files.

We thank you for your interest. Dr. Cardona evaluates all applications within two weeks of submission. Due to the large number of applications received Dr. Cardona may not provide individual feedback to applicants that were not selected. Thank you for your understanding.

Funding Opportunities for Applicants

Undergraduate Level:

International students: Mitacs Globalink

University of Manitoba students: Summer Research and Honors Project

Graduate Level:

Graduate Program in Microbiology, Faculty of Science

Graduate Program in Medical Microbiology, Rady College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Level:

CIHR Fellowship Awards

NSERC Fellowship Awards

Cystic Fibrosis Canada Fellowship Awards