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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. 


Take Biology field courses in Harlow, England

Harlow Photo Credit Dr. Sally Goddard

Memorial University's Department of Biology offers undergraduate courses at Harlow each Spring semester. BIOL 4910 (Vertebrate Diversity and Adaptation) and BIOL 4911 (Applied Biology) and a new Non-Major Course BIOL 3820 (Foundations of Biology) will be offered at Harlow spanning the month of May.



2015 BGSS Award Recipients

From left to right:

Kyle Millar (best evo/Eco talk), Paul Pitts (bgss chair), Katherine Robbins and Carley Schacter (best poster), Katy Macpherson (photo contest), Heather Penney (BGSA social media and communications), and Emilie Novaczek (one of the win

The 8th Annual Biology Graduate Student Symposium (BGSS) was held on Thursday, April 16th, 2015. The event took place at the St. John’s campus and consisted of a full day of oral and poster presentations, followed by a reception and award presentation.This year was our largest symposium to date with over 100 in attendance from poster and oral presenters, judges and audience members.


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