Resources / Trainee Information

Trainee Information

MCVD Laboratory:

  • Shared Drive Access:  Click Here
  • Free or Cheep Computer Software (MS Office, Anti-Virus, Graphics, Stats etc):  Click Here  
  • SigmaPlot 12 Install Instructions:  Click Here
  • Encrypt your Laptop & Mobile Devices as per UofAlberta Policy  SEE link to website to encrypt      
  • Making Knockout Posters:  Click Here
  • Free-Trial Poster Software:  Click Here
  • Tips for Powerpoint Presentations:  Click Here &  Here & Here
  • FSGR Professional Development Communication Tips:  Click Here
  • Here is an article worth the read for researchers using kits for molecular biology applications:  Click Here
  • Important lessons from US university lab safety investigations:  Click Here
  • "Sh*t that Grad Students say" (Video):  Click Here


ALES & Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science (AFNS) Department:

  • Database for Graduate Student Positions:  https://ales-ssl.ales.ualberta.ca/gradpositions
  • Mandatory Lab Training for new graduate students in AFNS.  This course has been designed to ensure that all graduate students have the basic competencies for doing laboratory work, including the following:  Click Here



The Group on the Molecular & Cell Biology of Lipids (MCBL): 

  • Mission: To enhance knowledge of lipid metabolism. To facilitate the translation of discoveries into diagnosis/treatment of human disease. To train high caliber researchers and expose trainees to the best in biomedical research. To provide an environment that will enhance the scholarly and scientific endeavours of all scientists



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