plant science

Eastern Canadian Plant Phenotyping Platform (ECP3)

CFI awards $9.5M to the McGill-led Eastern Canadian Plant Phenotyping Platform...

More than $59 million awarded by the CFI and the Government of Quebec to six McGill research projects

Published: 19Jan2018

New labs and equipment through the CFI’s Innovation Fund will help six transformative McGill research projects to collaborate, innovate and train the next generation of scientists for the jobs of...

Canada Foundation for Innovation Grants

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) was built on the ideals of thinking big and investing in areas that matter to Canadians. Since its creation in 1997, the CFI has ensured Canadian...

Canadian Society of Plant Biologists Eastern Regional Meeting


The 2017 CSPB/SCBV Eastern Regional Meeting will take place on November 25th at the Macdonald Campus of McGill University, 21,111 Lakeshore, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Caroline Begg awarded Principal's Prize for Teaching Excellence

Published: 3Nov2016

Congratulations to Dr. Caroline Begg (Plant Science, FMT), the recipient of the Principal's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Faculty Lecturer).  Principal Fortier presented the award at McGill's...

Organic pot grower living the dream in Whistler

Published: 29Sep2016

29-year-old the lead agronomist for a Whistler marijuana company...

Two Special Seminars in Plant Science


  You are invited to attend two special seminars sponsored by the Plant Science Department.

How to choose the perfect Christmas tree

Published: 15Dec2015

Christmas is just under two weeks away, so if you haven't picked out a tree yet, the clock is ticking. [CTV News Montreal] asked David Wees from the Plant Science Department of McGill University...

Air Canada Backs Effort to Build Homegrown ‘Green’ Jet Fuel Infrasructure

Published: 11Dec2015

The University of Toronto, McGill University  [BioFuelNet - Don Smith] and the International Air Transport Association are also part of the project as members of the BioFuelNet Aviation Task Force....