Biology

We aim to advance knowledge through exciting and innovative research in the lab and in the field. We encourage and engage students through research and learning.

Interested in Biology?

Students interested in the Biology program at Lakehead University will learn:

  • Innovative research inside the laboratory and in the field
  • Central Aspects of Biology: form and function, cell and molecular biology, genetics and evolution, biodiversity, systematics, ecology and environmental biology

What is Biology?

Biology is the study of the diversity of life, the fit between form and function and the distribution and abundance of organisms.

The Biology Program will Include:

  • Active participation in national and international scientific societies and initiatives
  • Involvement within the community, sharing knowledge of the science of biology
  • Education for both science-based, professional career students and those who wish to understand the complexity of the living world
 

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Apr
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Study finds Lake Winnipeg plastics greater than or comparable to Great Lakes
The first ever study of microplastics in Lake Winnipeg has revealed concentrations higher than those reported in Lake Huron and Lake Superior, and... full story
Feb
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Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution 2017 Annual Meeting ​
Meeting of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) and the Canadian Section of the Wildlife Society. ​May 7 - 11, 2017 Victoria... full story
Dec
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Lakehead NSERC USRA. Applications due January 11, 2017!
Dec
3
MSc Position in Polar Bear Foraging Ecology