Biology Student Groups

There are currently two active societies in the Department of Biological Sciences. If you are interested in joining up or want more information please follow these links.

Biology Undergraduate Students' Association - BUGS

We aim to provide a sense of community to biology undergraduate students to enrich the student experience academically and socially. We provide our members with free food, an exam bank, social events and many other services.

Email: bugs.uofm@gmail.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bugsuofm

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bugs_uofm

BUGS Executives

Jazzmin Cameron & Debbie Steinmann - Executive Heads - camero23@myumanitoba.ca & steinmad@myumanitoba.ca

Jake Ledochowski - Executive Assistant - ledochoj@myumanitoba.ca

Caila Kucheravy - Director of Finance - kucherac@myumanitoba.ca

Marissa Berard - Director of Student Services - berardm4@myumanitoba.ca

Jaime McNicholl - Director of Communications - mcnichoj@myumanitoba.ca

Maryse Gagne & Serena Phillips - Special Events Coordinator - gagnem35@myumanitoba.ca

Lauren Lafleche & Jess MacPherson - Outreach Coordinator - laflech3@myumanitoba.ca & macpher9@myumanitoba.ca

Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association - BSGSA

Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Guzzo PhD Oral Defense: “The Effects of Climate Change on North-Temperate Lake Trout (salvelinus namaycush) Populations” — Thursday, May 3 at noon, 201 BSB.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.