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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

Alison Camiletti will defend her thesis entitled "Light up the fly: Drosophila as a non-social model in insect sociobiology" on Tuesday, October 13th at 9:00AM in the Biological and Geological Science Building, room 0153.
All are welcome at this public lecture

Course Registration Deadline

Graduate Students are reminded that the deadline to drop a graduate couse without academic penalty is October 30, 2015.

Graduate Student and Post-Doc Career Workshops

Session 1: Finding a Postdoc. BGS 2084, 5:30-7:30 pm, Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Session 2: CV and Resume workshop. BGS 2084, 5:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, 4 November, 2015

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

MSc Student Session: Do I want to do a PhD? BGS 2084, 5:30-8:30 pm, Wednesday, 21 October, 2015