About the University
University of Toronto Mississauga
 (UTM) campus is situated on 225 acres of protected greenbelt along the Credit River, 33 kilometres west of the university’s St. George campus in Toronto. UTM now includes 13,500 undergraduate students, 600 graduate students, over 2,500 full- and part-time employees (including 980 permanent faculty and staff) as well as over 54,000 alumni.

Cheng Lab is part of the Department of Biology, a diverse group of scientists with interests that focus on three major areas: Evolution & EcologyNeuroscience & Physiology, and Development, Cell & Molecular Biology. Currently, the department has over 24 tenure-streamed faculty members and over 50 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, conducting cutting-edge research with state-of-the-art resources and facilities.