Biological Collections and the Stewart Hay Memorial Museum
Inspecting The Bird Collection

The Department of Biological Sciences houses a diverse research collection of specimens from Manitoba and around the world. Our collections are housed in the Stewart Hay Memorial Museum, The Herbarium, and in research and teaching laboratories in the department. The museum space is currently undergoing renovation to better display our collections and to facilitate teaching and outreach activities for the University and the broader community. If you would like to request information regarding our collections, you can contact one of our curators:




Vascular Plants: Bruce Ford; Bruce.Ford@umanitoba.ca

Greenhouse: Carla.Zelmer: Carla.Zelmer@umanitoba.ca
Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, June 7 at 9 a.m., 201 BSB.

General seminar: Amber Hiebert, MSc. Defense: “Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Myotome Development: The Proliferation of Satellite Cells in the Developing Sturgeon” — Tuesday, June 26 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.