Biology Department

Teaching hope during the climate crisis

Published: 10 February 2023

Forty-five undergraduate students at McGill participated in new Climate Crisis and Climate Actions course...

McGill scholars respond to COP15 Biodiversity Conference

Published: 13 January 2023

The 2022 United Nations Biodiversity Conference of the Parties (COP15) was held in Montreal on December 7-19, 2022. The conference’s outcome agreement, known as “30×30” means the protection of 30...

Setting Targets for Wetland Restoration to Mitigate Climate Change Effects on Watershed Hydrology

Published: 10 January 2023

How much wetland we should protect or restore is not a simple question, such that conservation targets are often set according to political agendas, then standardized globally. However, given their...

‘Cities are becoming the fulcrum for how we manage biodiversity’

Published: 6 December 2022

As Montreal prepares to host UN Biodiversity Conference, McGill professor Andrew Gonzalez discusses how cities can help protect nature and human health....

What's it like to be a Biology student at McGill?

Published: 14 October 2022

Join five current Biology students as they share their stories of finding their place and pursuing diverse paths within the discipline in this new video: A Glimpse Into Biology at McGill. To learn...

Why are some birds more intelligent than others?

Published: 1 August 2022

If you’ve ever seen a starling peck open a garbage bag or a grackle steal your dog pellets, you get a sense that some birds have learned to take advantage of new feeding opportunities – a clear...

No 'Safe Space' for 12 key ocean species on North American West Coast

Published: 28 July 2022

For the generations who grew up watching Finding Nemo, it might not come as a surprise that the North American West Coast has its own version of the underwater ocean highway – the California...

Reyes Lab Ph.D. Thesis Defence Presentation: Nitin Kapadia

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 14:00

Nitin Kapadia is a doctoral student at McGill University in the Department of Biology supervised by Rodrigo Reyes and will be presenting their thesis defense entitled:...

Hekimi Lab Ph.D. Thesis Defence Presentation: Maxi Kramer-Drauberg

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 13:00

Maxi Kramer-Drauberg is a doctoral student at McGill University in the Department of Biology supervised by Siegfried Hekimi and will be presenting their thesis defense entitled:...


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