BIOL 4890

Special Topics in Biology -- Biology and Society, Evolutionary Genetics, Plants for Industrial Uses

(Formerly BOTN 4890, 001.489, ZOOL 4890, 022.489) Biology encompasses a broad array of ideas and special topic areas. In this course, students can pursue a specific topic in detail through lectures, seminars and research projects. Normally restricted to third and fourth year Honours and Major students. Prerequisite: Consent of department.

Winter 2019 sections

Lecture sections

  • T33
    Instructor: Colin Garroway
    CRN: 58321
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
  • T36
    Instructor: Dirk Weihrauch
    CRN: 58180
    Session Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Paige Kowal, MSc Defense: “A historical analysis of the changes in connectivity and plant cover in Netley-Libau Marsh, Manitoba, Canada: Distinguishing the effects of Lake Winnipeg and Red River hydrologyon...” — Friday, March 1 at 8:30 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Dr. Geoff Wasteneys: “Exploring Cell Proliferation in Root Apical Meristems: The role of cytoskeletonhormone feedback systems” — Friday, March 1 at 11:30 a.m., 205 Armes.

General seminar: Christophe Lemoine: “TBA” — Friday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Crakerjack Seminar: “TBA” — Friday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m., 207 Buller.