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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

MASTERS OPEN DEFENSE

Christian Therrien (Supervisors: Yolanda Morbey and Bryan Neff) will defend his thesis entitled:
“The effect of shelter availability on foraging in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
Wednesday, September 19 at 9:30 a.m. in BGS 2084
ALL ARE WELCOME TO THIS OPEN EXAM.

DOCTORAL LECTURE

Jingpu Song (Supervisors: Lining Tian & Hugh Henry) will defend his thesis entitled:
“Brachypodium Histone Deacetylase BdHD1: A Positive Regulator in ABA Sensitivity and Drought Tolerance”
Monday, September 24, 2018 9:30 a.m. BGS 0165
ALL ARE WELCOME TO THIS PUBLIC LECTURE