An international team of scientists that includes Dr. Graham Scott in the Department of Biology have revealed how bar-headed geese (Anser indicus) fly at high altitudes during their migration across the… Read More
The tiny island of Sulawesi in Indonesia is known to scientists as a hotspot of biodiversity, a remote pocket of ecological treasures that is home to a rare species of fanged… Read More
The world's smelliest flower is in bloom at McMaster's Biology Greenhouse. The Amorphophallus Titanum – better known as the corpse plant - is only expected to be in bloom for up to three days. It's just the third known flowering… Read More
We thank everyone for their participation and attendance. The following awards were presented...
George diCenzo (3rd Prize - Oral Presentation)
Tamzin Blewett (2ndPrize - Oral Presentation)
Lindsay Keegan… Read More
For the first time in five decades, the Commonwealth Science Conference was re-launched last month.
A pair of delegates from McMaster, Marie Elliot and Gianluigi Botton, were invited to participate in the grand re-opening of the conference in… Read More
Dr. Rosa da Silva, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, has been selected as one of McMaster’s first-ever Learning Portfolio Fellows. This fellowship is supported by Forward with Integrity funding… Read More
Congratulations to Alex Zimmer of the Wood lab for winning the Best PhD Platform Presentation Award at last week's SETAC (Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry) meeting in Vancouver, which was attended by over 3000 delegates.… Read More
A McMaster researcher is one of four scientists raising the issue that Ebola may be silently immunizing large numbers of people, who never fall ill or infect others yet become protected from future infection. The letter was published… Read More
McMaster Water Week (Oct 6-10, 2014; waterweek.mcmaster.ca ) is an exciting week connecting water science, technology and policy to deliver local and global impacts. On October 8, over 60 undergraduate and graduate students took part in the Student Research… Read More
The Biology Greenhouse is now growing the world’s smelliest flower. Greenhouse technician Arthur Yeas planted three 50-pound corms (large bulbs) of the Amorphophallus Titanum – better known as the corpse plant – this week. When it flowers, the… Read More
Graduate Research Day 2014
Biology is pleased to announce the 2nd annual Graduate Research Day on Thursday December 5th. The event site will be updated soon. http://www.biology.mcmaster.ca/grd/Read More
Origins Seminar - 3/2/2015 - 2:30PM MDCL 1110
Speaker: Professor Nathan Yee - Rutgers University
Title: "On the Evolution of Anaerobic Bacteria"
EEB Seminar - 3/4/2015 - 12:30PM LSB 213
Speaker: Graham Scott - McMaster University
Title: "Evolution and plasticity of physiological performance in high-altitude mammals and birds"
Biology Seminar - 3/5/2015 - 4:00PM HSC 1A4
Speaker: Alexander Smith - University of Guelph, Department of Integrative Biology
Title: "Diversity Gradients: Inferences, Assumptions & Examples with Neotropical Ants."