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Graduate Studies in Biology

The Biology graduate program is the largest and one of the most dynamic in the faculty. About 50 core and adjunct professors supervise thesis-based Masters and Doctoral student projects.

Graduate Studies at Western

At Western University, our tradition of excellence continues to attract outstanding faculty members, postdoctoral scholars and graduate students from around the world. Our graduate programs inspire a passion for the pursuit of knowledge, foster creativity and innovation, and prepare our graduates for successful and exciting careers.

Current Graduate Opportunities

The following faculty members have indicated that they are currently recruiting graduate students. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Applicants are encouraged to investigate the research being conducted by faculty within the Department and to feel free to contact faculty whose research appeals to them to discuss their interest and potential opportunities for graduate level study.

Dr. Sangeeta Dhaubhadel - Plant molecular biology, secondary metabolism, and transcription factors
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Dr. Jamie Kramer - Epigenetics in cognition
Dr. Ian Scott - Biochemical measures of insect metabolism
Dr. David Sherry - Avian brain, behaviour, and cognition

Contacts:

Graduate program inquiries:
Mrs. Carol Curtis (clcurtis@uwo.ca)

Graduate admission inquiries:
Mr. Arzie Chant (achant2@uwo.ca)