Research Areas

A key goal of the Department of Biological Sciences is to promote world-class research in areas that are central to biology now and into the future. Faculty interests are currently identified in and among three broad areas: Biodiversity, Ecological and Environmental Biological Research; Cellular and Developmental Biological Research; and Physiological Research. These themes allow our strong participation in longstanding and well-developed research directions, as well as foster innovations in newly emerging areas of biology and life sciences. For more information about the research interests of specific faculty members follow the links to the research themes:

Important Dates

February 19: Louis Riel Day (University Closed)

February 19 – February 23: Reading Week (No classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Dr. Heidi Swanson: “TBA” — Friday, March 2 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Graham Scott: “TBA” — Friday, March 9 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Patricia Wright: “TBA” — Friday, March 16 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Virginia Trimble: “TBA” — Friday, March 23 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.