Biology Student Groups

There are currently two active societies in the Department of Biological Sciences. If you are interested in joining up or want more information please follow these links.

Biology Undergraduate Students' Association - BUGS

We aim to provide a sense of community to biology undergraduate students to enrich the student experience academically and socially. We provide our members with free food, an exam bank, social events and many other services.

Email: bugs.uofm@gmail.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bugsuofm

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bugs_uofm

BUGS Executives

Jazzmin Cameron & Debbie Steinmann - Executive Heads - camero23@myumanitoba.ca & steinmad@myumanitoba.ca

Jake Ledochowski - Executive Assistant - ledochoj@myumanitoba.ca

Caila Kucheravy - Director of Finance - kucherac@myumanitoba.ca

Marissa Berard - Director of Student Services - berardm4@myumanitoba.ca

Jaime McNicholl - Director of Communications - mcnichoj@myumanitoba.ca

Maryse Gagne & Serena Phillips - Special Events Coordinator - gagnem35@myumanitoba.ca

Lauren Lafleche & Jess MacPherson - Outreach Coordinator - laflech3@myumanitoba.ca & macpher9@myumanitoba.ca

Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association - BSGSA

Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.