Mark Belmonte & Steve Whyard

Enhancing plant performance and protecting Canada's most important crops

Kevin Fraser

Exploring the factors affecting the migratory patterns of songbirds

Undergraduate Programs

Discover topics in Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, and Zoology

Jim Roth

The Arctic Fox: an Ecosystem Engineer

Understanding the role of Predators and Their Prey
Gary Anderson

Protecting Nature’s Living Fossil Lake Sturgeon

News & Events

May
31

MSc Defense: Lucas Falarz

Structural and evolutionary characterization of Phospholipid: Diacylglycerol Acyltransferase in Photosynthetic organisms

Location: 304 50 Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

June
06

140th Annual Spring Convocation

Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:00 pm - conferring of Faculty of Science Degrees and the awarding of Academic Honours. Visit:...

 
07

PhD Proposal: Tamanna Yasmin

Gonadal transcriptomic analysis during sex differentiation and sexual maturation in sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus)

Location: 304 50 Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
07

MSc. Defense: Amber Papineau

Targeted enrichment and viral metagenomics in the detection of livestock and wildlife viruses.

Location: 304 50 Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
23

RiboWest 2019

The Western Canada RNA Conference, RiboWest, brings together RNA scientists from across Canada and the northwestern United States.

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry

News

New Research Chairs in Fundamental Science

The Faculty of Science is pleased to announce three new Research Chairs in Fundamental Science, one in the physical sciences, one in the life sciences and one in mathematical/computational sciences. The awards recognize and support researchers in the Faculty of Science who are conducting outstanding fundamental research in these areas. Chairs are awarded $20,000 in...

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UM Today: Come cheer on this year’s 3MT finalists on March 18

From health to the humanities, the finalists for this year’s 3MT competition are demonstrating how graduate student research at the University of Manitoba benefits our greater community. Seventy-three students applied, 36 competed in three heats, and the judges narrowed it down to 14. Those finalists – both masters and doctoral students – are now gearing...

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Putting Family First: Professor Jane Waterman’s Study of the ‘Uber Social’ Cape Ground Squirrel

Google “Cape Ground Squirrel” and you’ll find plenty of images of adorable rodents munching on nuts or sitting together in cozy family groups. Found throughout South Africa, Botswana and Namibia, they are a desert-adapted species found in arid areas. They are undeniably adorable creatures, but for Biological Sciences Professor Jane Waterman, their true appeal lies...

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Net gain: First new butterfly species identified since 2016

The “Stanley Cup of entomology” has been won by a U of M biologist. THE GREAT BUCKEYE BUTTERFLY WAS FIRST IDENTIFIED BY U OF M RESEARCHERS The grey buckeye butterfly is dark brown, speckled, and somewhat mothlike, but it’s actually a beautiful new species ­— the first new one identified in North America since 2016....

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