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Biology


Welcome to the University of Winnipeg Biology Department website. In this space you will discover that Biology is a broad discipline which includes the subject areas of botany, zoology, microbiology, cell biology, molecular biology, ecology, animal behaviour and genetics. Within these diverse subject areas, our department offers a wide variety of courses and programs that lead to both Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Master of Science (MSc) degrees. Our students are well prepared for careers in many of the areas related to biology or for further studies in professional or graduate schools.

Most of the faculty and staff in Biology are housed in the new Richardson College of the Environment and Science Complex, a state-of the-art building that provides modern laboratory facilities for both teaching and research. Both our graduate and undergraduate programs provide rich opportunities for students to learn the theory, contemporary techniques and applications of biology, to do research projects, and to gain experience in teaching undergraduate laboratory classes.

Contact information for the Department of Biology

Department Chair
Judith Huebner
Office: 2RC008
Richardson College for the Environment
Phone: 204.786.9769
Email: j.huebner@uwinnipeg.ca

Chair, Graduate Program in Bioscience
Beata Biernacka
Office: 2RC015
Richardson College for the Environment
Phone: 204.786.9726
Email: b.biernacka@uwinnipeg.ca

Department Assistant
Pamela Delorme
Office: 2RC005
Richardson College for the Environment
Phone: 204.786.9435
Fax: 204.774.2401
Email: p.delorme@uwinnipeg.ca

Mailing Address
The University of Winnipeg
Department of Biology
515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9

Department of Biology Location
Richardson College for the Environment
599 Portage Ave
Campus Map [PDF]