Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences
Cell and Molecular Biology
Behavioural and Population Ecology
Communities and Landscapes
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March 10, 2015
View BISC entries in NSERC's SCIENCE, ACTION!
March 10, 2015
3-Minute Thesis 2015
February 13, 2015
The Vancouver Sun talk to Isabelle Côté about High Seas Fishing Ban
December 22, 2014
Sleep soundly thanks to the Gries Lab
November 13, 2014
MacLeans Highlights the Science of Brewing
October 08, 2014
CBC's On the Coast talks to Arne Mooers
The Department of Biological Sciences is a broad-based department; our research and teaching expertise ranges from the study of the molecular biology and physiology of cells (Cells, Molecules & Physiology Undergraduate Stream), to the study of the interaction of organisms with one another and the environment in which they live (Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Undergraduate Stream). A wide range of facilities supports our research and teaching efforts. Our commitment to diversity is reflected in the many specialised research groups for which we are internationally recognized, and in our Departmental Mission Statement.
Our Department comprises almost 50 faculty and 20 staff. We are home to over 800 Biology majors and 150 graduate students who flourish in the highly interactive and personalized environment which characterizes our Department, and which contributes to the unique character of Simon Fraser University.