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
Phone: 604-822-4260

Sunita Chowrira, Associate Head of Biology

Tammy Tromba, Senior Biology Program Asst 

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Important Notices:

    • For Biology Course Registration Information please click here!

    • Notices for 2023W: BIOL 342 is no longer an accepted BIOL lab selection as of 2023W. If you previously took BIOL 342 it will still be accepted as a BIOL lab selection.

    • Biology Online Zoom Advising Hours & In-Person Advising: Connect with a Biology Advisor via a smartphone using the ZOOM app or via a tablet/computer on a web browser.  For in-person advising come by the biology office room 1103 during work hours.

- Dr. Sunita Chowrira, Mon & Fri 12 to 1 pm  https://ubc.zoom.us/j/66856086368, Password: 504978

- Tammy Tromba, Wed & Thurs 10 am to 12 pm       https://ubc.zoom.us/j/93161621961, Password: 1103

  • Applications for Third-Year Admission: Are now closed until August!  The results of the May application period have been communicated.  If you have any issues with your application please email tromba@biology.ubc.ca.

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UBC Biology Program
1103-6270 University Blvd,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada