Affiliated Centres and Field Stations

Phytotron structure on top of the south block of Stewart biology building

McGill University Phytotron

Officially opened in 1988, the Phytotron brings together a combination of growth chambers and greenhouse compartments to provide a diverse array of environments for the growth of experimental plants and organisms.

the redpath museum

Redpath Museum

The Redpath Museum seeks to foster an understanding and appreciation of the diversity of our biological, geological, and cultural heritage through scientific research, collections-based study, and education.

the courtyard of Stewart Biology Building, facing the west block

Integrated Quantitative Biology Initiative (IQBI)

The IQBI unites researchers across all fields of Biology with experts from Physics, Biophysics and Computer Science in a concerted effort to understand the molecular basis for the adaptive behavior of life.

driftwood on the shore

Gault Nature Reserve

Situated at Mont-Saint-Hilaire, the Gault Nature Reserve is ideal for teaching and university research and for discovering nature, protecting 1,000 hectares of primeval forest in the St. Lawrence Valley.

aerial photo of a river running through a forest

Penfield Nature Conservancy

The Wilder and Helen Penfield Nature Conservancy is located on Lake Memphrémagog, 100 km southeast of Montreal, and offers laboratories that are well equipped for most routine limnological analyses.

a shoreline in Barbados

Bellairs Research Institute

Located in Holetown, Barbados, the Bellairs Research Institute maintains an open-door policy to all researchers with academic interests in tropical terrestrial and marine environments.

Two research buildings in northern quebec, snow on the ground

Sub-Arctic Research Station

The McGill Sub-Arctic Research Station is located in Schefferville, Quebec, near the Labrador border. The station offers year-round access to a vast lichen woodland and alpine tundra.

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