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

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.