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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

Public Lecture -  Monday, December 8th at 9:00AM

Beth Szyszka (Supervisor: Norm Hüner) will defend her Ph.D. thesis entitled "Thaylakoid membrane phosphorylation and cell morphology in the Antarctic psychrophile Chlamydomonas sp. UWO241". The presentation will take place in the Biological and Geological Sciences Building, Room 1056.
All are welcome to attend this public lecture.

Public Lecture -  Tuesday, December 9th at 1:00PM

Eric Enanga (Supervisor: Irena Creed) will defend his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Topographic controls on N2O and N2 efflux in temperate forest soils in catchments within Turkey Lakes Watershed". The presentation will take place in the Biological and Geological Sciences Building, Room 1056.
All are welcome to attend this public lecture.

Public Lecture -  Wednesday, December 10th at 9:30AM

Lauren Hollis (Supervisor: Norm Hüner) will defend her Ph.D. thesis entitled "Effect of Photoperiod on Redox Regulation of Phenotypic Plasticity and Cellular Growth in Chlorella vulgaris". The presentation will take place in the Biological and Geological Sciences Building, Room 1056.
All are welcome to attend this public lecture.

Public Lecture -  Thursday, December 11th at 1:00PM

Mehran Dastmalchi (Supervisors: Sangeeta Dhaubhadel and Mark Bernards) will defend his Ph.D. thesis entitled "Soybean isoflavonoid biosynthesis: constituents and circumstance at the transcriptomic and molecular levels". The presentation will take place in the Biological and Geological Sciences Building, Room 1056.
All are welcome to attend this public lecture.