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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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Doctoral Defense Public Lecture

Meg Haggitt (Supervisor: Mark Bernards) will defend her thesis entitled “Role of Fatty Acid omega-Hydroxylase 1 and Abscisic Acid in Potato Tuber Suberin Formation” on Wednesday, May 18 at 1:00 in room 0153 of the Biological and Geological Sciences Building. All are welcome to attend this public lecture.