Department of Biology

A first-class undergraduate biology degree is your stepping stone to many career options, including world-class research, pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, forensics and more. The biologists at UTM can help you attain these career goals. We offer exciting undergraduate programs in all of the major biological areas with specialization in four main topics: Ecology & Field Biology, Whole Organisms; Genetics & Evolution; Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology; Physiology & Behaviour.

With over two dozen active research scientists, more than forty graduate students and many post-doctoral fellows doing state-of-the-art research using the latest techniques, our students will have the opportunity to learn from the best. Our undergraduate research projects and summer student placements in research labs will give students valuable, first-hand experience working in a laboratory environment. We also have a dedicated Biology liaison librarian to assist our students in maximizing their research efforts when using U of T’s extensive library resources.

UTM Biology is a dynamic community. In addition to our research facilities, we also have many support staff working in the background to keep the department operating at the highest level. So if you’re interested in the best in biology, UTM Biology is here to serve you.

For more information on the department and what we have to offer, please browse our site. If you have specific questions, please contact the Department of Biology.

News

19/05/2016 - 10:46

Robert Reisz, a professor at the University of Toronto who specializes in vertebrate paleontology, says that contrary to what's shown in movies and even museums, T.

17/05/2016 - 09:38

Sam Hana (Lange Lab) won the best poster prize at the CSB Research Day on May 13, 2016. Also, Sasha Weidtich (Kanelis Lab) won the best talk prize. This shows the quality of the graduate students at UTM. Well done, Sam and Sasha!

13/05/2016 - 15:22

Are you fascinated by dinosaurs?

If so, an upcoming conference at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) campus may be of interest to you.

09/05/2016 - 10:05

Ilia Ferzoco (McCauley lab) presented a poster on her BIO481 research at the Ontario Ecology, Evolution, and Ethology Conference and was the 1st runner-up in the award for best undergraduate poster.