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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 LECTURE

Aniruddho Chokroborty Hoque (Supervisor: Shiva Singh) will defend his thesis entitled:
“Amelioration of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure Effects by Environmental Enrichment in a Mouse Model of FASD”
Thursday, August 24th, 1:00 p.m. Western Science Centre, Room 240
ALL ARE WELCOME TO THIS PUBLIC LECTURE

MASTERS OPEN DEFENSE

Tina Nicole Cuthbert (Supervisor: Greg Kelly)will defend her thesis entitled:
“Intracellular signalling crosstalk in the differentiation of F9 cells into extraembryonic endoderm”
Tuesday, August 22nd, 1:00 p.m., BGS 2084
ALL ARE WELCOME TO THIS OPEN EXAM