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Biology at Western offers research-intensive, thesis-based graduate training at the Masters' and Doctoral levels. We study life from a variety of perspectives including ecology and evolution, molecular and cellular biology, and physiology and biochemistry. We offer a stimulating and collegial training environment, world class facilities, guaranteed funding to students in good academic standing throughout their normal program duration, and high-profile research opportunities overseen by internationally-recognized faculty. 

News and Events

Doctoral Defense Public Lecture

Tim Hain (Supervisor: Bryan Neff) will defend his thesis entitled "The evolution of kin recognition in fish" on Tuesday, December 8th at 12:30 in Weldon Library, room 258. All are welcome to attend this public lecture. 

Course Registration

Graduate course registration for the Winter 2016 term is now open.

Graduate Student and Post-Doc Career Workshops

Session 3: Networking with Social Media Focus. BGS 2084, 5.30-8.30 pm, Wednesday, 27 January, 2016

Session 4: Tales from beyond the ivory tower. BGS 2084, 5.30-9pm, Wednesday, 24 February, 2016