UBC iGEM Wins Gold!

Congratulations to @ubcigem for achieving Gold at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in Boston this weekend!

BIOL 121 Students Tree Planting

BIOL 121 students tree planting Aldergrove Regional Park Nov 2019.

New Biology Office

The Biology office is now located in room 1103 in the North Wing of the Biological Sciences Building.
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Welcome to the Biology Program

UBC's Biology Program is the undergraduate teaching program of the Departments of Botany and Zoology. Options include one Major, two Combined Majors, eight Honours, and three Combined Honours options.

We hope and expect that during your time as an undergraduate you will acquire an appreciation for the living world and a set of essential skills and attitudes that form the basis for further education and serve you well in the future.

Contact Information:

Biology Program Office
1103-6270 University Blvd
Biological Sciences Building, UBC
Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z4

General Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Sunita Chowrira, Associate Head of Biology
Away Jan 22nd to 31st

Associate Head Office Hours (Room 1103B BioSci Building): Mondays & Fridays 12 – 1 pm

Tammy Tromba, Biology Program Assistant

Maki Sumitani, Biology Canvas Support

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Important Notices:

New Courses/Student Directed Seminars:

    • BIOL 448C - Tropical Ecology & Conservation, Term 2 Lec - Mon/Wed 12 to 1 pm and Lab  - Thurs 2 to 5 pm

    • SCIE 420 - Sustainability for the Community and the World, Term 2 Tues & Thurs from 11 am to 12:30 pm

    • BIOL 490A-201 - Plant Biochemistry in Medicine and Pharmaceutics, Term 2 Seminar, Tues/Thurs from 9:30 to 11 am

    • BIOL 490A-202 - The Roots of Research in Molecular Biology, Term 2 Seminar, Mondays 2 to 5 pm (Students must apply.)

  • For Biology Course Registration Information please click here!

  • Applications for Admission to the Third Year Biology Majors or Honours: are now open until Jan 16th.  Before submitting a January application please make sure you have completed all the 2nd year required courses and have started taking 3rd year courses.  To apply please click here. Results of January applications will be communicated by the end of January. If you have any questions please contact the Biology Office at tromba@biology.ubc.ca.

  • The Biology office is located in room 1103 in the North Wing of the Biological Sciences Building.

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Faculty of Science
UBC Biology Program
1103-6270 University Blvd,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada
Tel: 604-822-4260