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

March 31: Last date for Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) from Winter Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses.

April 3: Summer Term registration begins

April 7: Classes end in most faculties and schools.

April 10 – April 14: Final examination period for most faculties and schools. Students must remain available until all examination obligations have been fulfilled.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: BIOL 4100 Informational Session: “Biological Sciences Honours Course BIOL 4100 Informational Meeting” — Thursday, March 30 at 5:45 p.m., 315 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Stephanie Portet: “Moedlling Intermediate filaments" assembly/disassembly and transport” — Friday, March 31 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Suman Muthukumarana: “Bayesian Methods with Biological Applications” — Friday, April 7 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Yantao Li: “TBA” — Friday, April 21 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.