Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb off to London, UK this summer!

On March 29th our shortlisted candidates presented their research topic of choice to a large audience including the Faculty of Science selection panel. All 3 presentations were spectacular which made for a difficult decision for our panel! We are excited to announce that Perrin Waldock and Tessa Webb were selected to represent UFV at the … Read more

Students from Eugene Reimer Middle School visit UFV!

February 15th turned out to be quite the exciting day for the students from the Eugene Reimer Middle School. They spent the afternoon with some of our top notch Science faculty, staff and students touring the laboratories. 4th year BSc student, Rebecca Robertson, steered the students to each of the labs that were ready to … Read more

Dr. Lucy Lee invited to speak at the Austral University in Chile

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Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science at UFV returned from the Institute of Biochemistry and Microbiology of the Universidad Austral de Chile (UACh) in Valdivia where she was invited for a week of activities that included a hands on workshop on cell culture. She presented “Twenty years of research with the trout … Read more

‘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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Dean’s Seminar Series Presents Dr. Joslynn Lee, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY – Nov 30/16

The Faculty of Science and Indigenous Affairs at UFV are pleased to welcome Data Science Educator, Dr. Joslynn Lee from the DNA Learning Center at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Wednesday, November 30th, 2016. Joslynn will be attending the Winter Solstice Lunch hosted by the Indigenous Student Centre staff and elders at CEP-A1454 from … Read more

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! … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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