Dr. Vera Velasco won the Mitacs Globalink Research Award

21 Jun 2019 - 1:12pm
Dr. Vera Velasco

VeDr. Vera Velascora is a postdoctoral fellow at Dr. Ingo Ensminger’s lab and her project is within the Genome Canada funded Large-Scale-Applied-Research Project CoAdapTree (   Her project aims to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying Douglas-fir adaptation to prolonged and intense drought, heat and heatwave events predicted for future climates.

Moon. Carolyn Moon

21 Jun 2019 - 10:42am
Carolyn Moon

Carolyn started at UTM in the summer of 1987,  as secretary in the Departments of Biology and Psychology, and after a short stint in the Department of Geology, she returned to the Department of Biology in 1995 as Assistant to the Chair. In 2003, she became the Manager, Finance and Administration, of the newly created Department of Biology at UTM.

Carolyn Moon

The Happy Aquatic Ecologist

31 May 2019 - 3:16pm
Bailey McMeans

Dr. Bailey McMeans joined the Department of Biology at UTM in January 2017. Her love for science started in early childhood, even Santa Claus knew to bring her a Chemistry set for Christmas one year. She always loved water, loved spending time in the creeks nearby her parents’ house, flipping rocks and looking at things outside, so in school it was not a surprise that Biology was one of her favorite subjects.


Aleesha Singh wins the UTM Dean's Excellence Award in Research&Experiential Learning

29 May 2019 - 9:52am
Aleesha Singh

Aleesha Singh is the winner of the UTM Dean's Excellence Award in Research & Experiential Learning!

"Working on a capstone project with my peers has allowed me to gain experiential learning experience by taking an idea, creating it into a prototype, and working with professionals to bring it into the industry."

Butterflies, Birds and Botany

28 May 2019 - 12:46pm
Prof. Marc Johnson

Mark your calendar!

We have the perfect way for you to spend your lunch break: come to the Nature Walk led by our very own Prof. Marc Johnson!

All about Butterflies, Birds and Botany in the surrounding campus areas