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  • #BrighterWorld

    We are a research intensive Department, with outstanding training opportunities for motivated undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows...

  • Research

    Research

    From Integrative Biology and Wetland Ecology to Functional Genomics and Neurobiology, from Theoretical Population Genetics to Applied Infectious Disease and Cancer Research...

  • Undergraduate Studies

    Undergraduate Studies

    Our educators have a solid foundation in both teaching and research, and work to bring current research perspective and research skills into the classrooms and the teaching laboratories...

  • Graduate Studies

    Graduate Studies

    Our graduate programs teach the research and communication skills required for successful careers as independent scientists. Graduates go on to careers in universities, research institutions, or the biotechnology industry...

Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate Studies

Our educators have a solid foundation in both teaching and research, and work to bring current research perspective and research skills into the classrooms and the teaching laboratories...

Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Our graduate programs teach the research and communication skills required for successful careers as independent scientists. Graduates go on to careers in universities, research institutions, or the biotechnology industry...

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty are dedicated to the discovery, communication and application of knowledge through the interdisciplinary study of biological processes...

Research

Research

Our research covers the entire spectrum of modern Biology, from Integrative Biology and Wetland Ecology to Functional Genomics and Neurobiology, from Theoretical Population Genetics to Applied Infectious Disease and Cancer Research...

Latest News

2019 Biology Research/Thesis Information Night

Friday, 22 November 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended the Biology Research/Thesis Information Night on November 20, 2019. Click HERE to view the presentation.     Read more

Titan Arum Arthur in full bloom

Thursday, 4 July 2019

The titan has bloomed, and we are open until 11pm tonight, and 11am - 5pm over the weekend. Follow our Instagram mcmasterbiogreenhouse for updates. Read more

Dr. Joanna Wilson Named University Scholar

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Six McMaster professors have been named 2019 University Scholars, an award that recognizes the achievements of mid-career researchers. Recipients have distinguished themselves as international scholars and... Read more

Natalie D’Silva receives Schlumberger fellowship

Friday, 23 November 2018

Natalie D’Silva won’t be at the FirstOntario Concert Hall today to walk across the stage and receive her PhD. Instead, she’ll be at Brown... Read more

Scientists uncover crucial biological circuits

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Tiny microscopic worms, invisible to the naked eye, are helping scientists to better understand an extraordinarily complex biological pathway that connects fat to overall health... Read more

Sarah Marzec wins poster award

Friday, 1 September 2017

Sarah Marzec has won the 2nd Biennial Meeting Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology. Read more

2016 / 17 Graduate Research Day

Monday, 6 February 2017

Join us for the 4th annual Graduate Research Day Ewart Angus Centre and HSC-1A6 – February 23, 2017 Read more

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