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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. 

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Theses Defenses

DOCTORAL LECTURES

Shrikarr Kambhampati (Supervisors: Frédéric Marsolais & Jim Karagiannis) will defend his thesis entitled:
Role of Asparagine as a Nitrogen Signal and Characterization of a Nitrogen Responsive Glutamine Amidotransferase, GAT1_2.1 in Arabidopsis thaliana
Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 1:00 p.m. BGSB 0153
ALL ARE WELCOME TO THIS PUBLIC LECTURE.

Katherine Mathers (Supervisor: Jim Staples) will defend her thesis entitled:
“Regulation of liver mitochondrial metabolism during hibernation by post-translational modification”
Thursday, December 14, 9:00 a.m. BGSB 0153
ALL ARE WELCOME TO THIS PUBLIC LECTURE