Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences
Cell and Molecular Biology
Behavioural and Population Ecology
Communities and Landscapes
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In the News
January 13, 2017
Birds don't need exercise to stay fit for epic flights
October 31, 2016
SFU News Features BISC grad's work at the Smithsonian!
October 11, 2016
100 Voices for Canadian Science Communication
October 05, 2016
New paper by Crossin and Williams explains weird penguin reproduction
July 05, 2016
New paper by Dembo, Collard, and Mooers earns some press
June 24, 2016
Sea Star Study Featured in SFU News
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.