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Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students interested in training and summer internships are encouraged to apply to the Memorial's Undergraduate Career Experience Program (MUCEP), NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) and Faculty of Science Undergraduate Research Award (SURA).

*** We have MUCEP positions available in the lab for the following semesters. Interested students may refer to the Job# 87142 for further details***

Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 

***We have ONE position available for a 16-week paid summer internship through NSERC USRA or FoS SURA during May 2024 - August 2024***

Those of you interested to work and get hands-on training in the field of microRNAs, RNA-binding proteins and leukemia development are encouraged to apply. Further details can be found here:

Graduate Students

Currently, we have ONE graduate (MSc or PhD) position available in the lab to work on microRNA mediated gene regulation in leukemia. Interested candidates may reach out to Dr. Pavan Kakumani with an updated copy of their CV, transcripts and statement of research interests. Only those shortlisted for the interview will be contacted via email. Thanks

Our lab is located on the 4th floor of the brand new Core Science Facility, with a panoramic view of the Signal Hill National Historic Site, MUN Clock Tower and The Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Library, St. John's. 

Aerial view of the Core Science Facility on St. John's campus, MUN


Pavan K. Kakumani, Ph.D.

 Department of Biochemistry,

 Memorial University of Newfoundland,

 Core Science Facility, 45 Arctic Ave., 

 St. John's, NL, Canada A1C 5S7.

 Office: CSF-4241, Tel: +1-709-864-2501

 Lab: CSF-4205, Tel: TBD