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Welcome to the Biology Department

The Science Building

Welcome to the Biology Department at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Graduate students can enroll in both MSc and PhD programs and study with faculty in Biology and those affiliated with other Faculty of Science units at Memorial University. Our department offers several undergraduate programs including an Honours program and field courses. 

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Reminder - Ecology & Conservation Biology

Ecology & Conservation Biology Focus

Just a reminder to students that Conservation Biology I (4650) and Conservation Biology II (4651) are CORE COURSES.

NOTE that CONSERVATION BIOLOGY I (4650) is now offered ONLY IN THE FALL! 

If you are planning on completing BIOL 4651 this Winter semester you will need to register for BIOL 4650 this Fall as it is a Pre-Requisite for 4651.

Please contact Dr. Luise Hermanutz if you have any questions.


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Can blueberry extract prevent Parkinson's?

Photo Credit: Todd Boland

Can blueberry extract prevent or reduce the effects of Parkinson’s? That’s what researchers at Memorial University are trying to figure out.

A new paper by David Lipsett and Dr. Brian Staveley of the Department of Biology suggests that a diet supplemented with blueberry extract may indeed have a positive impact on a fruit fly model of Parkinson Disease.


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