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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

Ben Laufer (Supervisor: Shiva Singh) will defend his thesis entitled “A Long-Term Neuroepigenetic Profile of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure” on Friday, August 12th at 1:00PM in room 240 of the Western Science Centre. All are welcome to attend this public lecture.

Fall Course Registration
Please note that registration for fall graduate courses began on August 3rd. Students who have been term-activated for the fall semester are now able to register for courses. Incoming students who are not term activated or cannot be term activated before physically arriving on campus (e.g. international students required to present a valid study permit) will be able to register for courses upon activation in September. Please note that most graduate courses do not fill before September.