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‘Introduction to Ecology’ students showcase their service-learning

On Monday, November 21st our ecology students presented exhibits that showcased their experience working for local environmental organizations and citizen science projects. The students have been instrumental in helping organizations such as the Fraser Valley Watershed Coalition, and the Metro Vancouver Ecological Restoration Team to complete their fall restoration activities.  For many students, this experience […]

Biology cozies up with some fuzzy friends

Brent Bailey from UFV’s Department of Agriculture recently took some Biology ‘peeps’ on a barn and greenhouse tour of our state-of-the-art agriculture facility in Chilliwack. Fabiola Rojas, Shawna Dyck, Allan Arndt and Justin Lee even happened to make a few new friends. The Centre features a 783 m2 barn including livestock, milking, poultry and swine […]

Guest Speaker, Dr. David Sivak, Biophysicist to visit UFV October 31st

Please join the Physics Student Association in welcoming Biophysicist, Dr. David Sivak from Simon Fraser University. Dr. Sivak will be speaking about his research on molecular-level thermodynamic interactions. UFV Physics, Chemistry and Biology students will find his research quite fascinating! When: Monday, October 31, 2016 4:30 – 5:30 pm Where: B121 Abbotsford Campus FREE FOOD! […]

2014 UFV BSc Graduate Andrew Alexander … Where is he now?

Andrew began his studies at UFV in 2010 and graduated with a BSc honours in biology with a chemistry minor in 2014. In his first year at UFV, he was recognized for his outstanding achievement as a 1st year BSc student. He continued to excel academically over the years and received several other scholarships. He […]

Info Session: Biology Department Tofino Field School May 2017

The Department of Biology Tofino Field School 2017 Information Session will be held on: October 12th & 13th at 4:00 PM in Room A203b. Biology 421e & 421hh (8 credits) TOUR DATE: May 19 – 30, 2017 TOUR COST: $2,000 (approximate) For more information please contact: Allan Arndt Email: Allan.Arndt@ufv.ca Alan Reid Email: Alan.Reid@ufv.ca Biology […]

New faces in the Faculty of Science Fall 2016

The Faculty of Science would like to welcome our newest faculty members Nathan Bialas, Linus Chiang, Golfam Ghafourifar and Kseniya Garaschuk. BIOLOGY: Nathan Bialas, Assistant Professor [View Profile] If you’re wondering why Nathan looks familiar, he’s been teaching Biology at UFV since 2009 as a sessional instructor. This term he will be teaching: BIO 111 […]

2014 UFV Graduate, Tiffany Turner … Where is she now?

Tiffany graduated from UFV in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science with double majors in Biology and Psychology. She is currently studying at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. Her hands-on lab work experience at UFV gave her the confidence she needed to tackle her research she is involved with now. “I […]

Alida Janmaat and Chris Hinz present at the Invertebrate Pathology Congress in Tours, France

July 2016 was an exciting month for Biology Professor Alida Janmaat and Biology Student Chris Hinz. They attended the 49th Annual meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology held in Tours, Loire Valley, France. Chris presented their poster: Does Agriotes obscurus avoid the fungal entomopathogen, Metarhizium brunneum? ABSTRACT: Fungal entomopathogens can greatly reduce the fitness […]

Exchange student from Spain to spend time in Biology at UFV

Jose Martin Gomez, a BSc student in Biotechnology at Universidad Pablo de Olavide in Seville Spain will be spending his academic year here at UFV. In addition to his honours thesis project he will be working on a special topics course with the Dean of Science, Dr. Lucy Lee. His research stay is sponsored by […]

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