Entries by stan

2017 International Environmental Award presented to Dr. Karen Kidd

Recipharm, a Swedish pharmaceutical development and manufacturing firm, has announced that its 2017 International Environmental Award will be presented to Karen Kidd, McMaster’s  Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health, and  Professor in Biology, and Geography & Earth Sciences. Dr. Kidd is being recognised for her field biology experiments that have revealed the impacts of human […]

Cootes Paradise watershed study

Biology’s Dr. Graham Scott is raising some red flags about the impact of contaminants in the Cootes Paradise watershed in a McMaster University study.   Story Here

Biology Greenhouse Open House and Plant Sale

–When: FRIDAY Dec. 8, 10AM-2PM –Location: Biology Greenhouse (between Hamilton Hall & Refectory) –Cost: Make a donation to the greenhouse & take away a plant! –Optional January pickup for your plant(s) See our extensive plant collection!

Stephanie Jones has just been awarded the top ‘Graduate Research Prize’ by CCUBC

Stephanie Jones, a Vanier Scholar and senior Ph.D. student in Dr. Marie Elliot’s lab in the Department of Biology, has just been awarded the top ‘Graduate Research Prize’ by the ‘Canadian Council of University Biology Chairs’ (CCUBC). This award is given in recognition of publishing the best and most innovative refereed journal article (based on […]

Sept 27 Level II Welcome Night

Join us Wednesday Sept 27 @ 630pm for the Level II Welcome Night! It’s a great opportunity to meet with the Professors.   Pizza will be served.

Sarah Marzec wins poster award

Sarah Marzec has won the 2nd Biennial Meeting Pan-American Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology. Conference Link Here Poster Link Here

How study of a rare rat genome may relate to humans

The study involves an obscure little rodent living in the deserts of Argentina. Though obscure, the rat is unique in the world. It seems to be the only mammal that has undergone a huge genome expansion resulting in a larger genome than humans, much, much larger in fact. Ben Evans (PhD) is the lead author of […]