Here you can find quick links to resources available to all TRP students

TRP has 4 pillars

The program has 4 main pillars. They...

TRP Quick Links


The Translational Research Program is housed under the department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology.

Quercus is the new Learning management System for University of Toronto

If you are experiencing issues with Quercus, please contact


The purpose of the TRP Individual Development Plan (IDP) is to provide students the opportunity to set their personal, professional and academic development goals beyond the learning outlined by the program in the classroom. The IDP is a required component of the TRP that allows students to focus on personal and professional growth and development. The form can be found here


TRP students are expected to take 2 electives. You can find a list of electives taken, by previous TRP students, here. 


2019 Cohort – Student Handbook: *pending*

2020 Cohort – Student Handbook: *pending*




Important TRP Dates for 2020/2021


Sept 1 – TRP Orientation for the new cohort 

Sept 3 – TRP Admin Orientation for the new cohort

Sept 8 – TRP classes begin

Sept 11 – Registration deadline

Sept 21 – Final date to add full-year and fall session courses

Sept 30 – Tuition payment deadline for fall session to avoid service charges, except for those with permission to defer payment due to full funding package (e.g., major award, scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver)

Oct 12 – Thanksgiving Day (school closed)

Oct 19 – 23 – Fall Reading Week (no classes)

Nov 30 – Tuition payment deadline for winter session to avoid service charges, except for those with permission to defer payment due to full funding package (e.g., award, scholarship, teaching assistantships, tuition waiver)

Dec 10 – Last day of TRP classes for the fall semester

Dec 23 – University closed for winter holiday



Jan 4 – University re-opens

Jan 5 – TRP classes resume

Feb 15 – 19 – Winter Reading Week (no classes)

April 15 – Last day of TRP classes


Please find other important SGS session dates HERE!




UofT Quick Links


The University of Toronto offers a large variety of workshops and service, such as:

Graduate and Life Sciences Education advocate for graduate and undergraduate students and promotes innovative education in the heart of Canada’s largest health care research hub.

Student Life works to provide an opportunity for every student to actively participate in university life, find connection, community, and friendship, encounter new ways of thinking and being in the world; and experience leadership, independence, and success.

Some services include: Health and Wellness and the Career Centre 

Library Workshops that provide you with a range of workshops teaching students various skills and tools.

Graduate Centre for Academic Communication provides graduate students with advanced training in academic writing and speaking.

The School of Graduate Studies oversees graduate admissions, fellowships, grants, academic employment, preparation for teaching, mentoring activities, professional development, academic progress and degree milestones.


Here you can find information such as:

SGS Calendar
Add/Drop Form
Leave of Absence Form
or Request other forms and letters  


Saddaf’s Testimonial

Saddaf’s Testimonial

“Applying to this program was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.”

- Saddaf Syed, Researcher, Cohort 2017