The Department of Biological Sciences plays an important social role. It trains highly qualified scientists and responsible citizens, and contributes to the advancement of knowledge through its cutting-edge research. It also supports student researchers in a multidisciplinary context where they can study and understand all aspects of animal, plant and microbial life, from molecules to ecosystems, and work to ensure a sustainable environment for future generations.
The Department will maintain its regional, national and international reputation through excellence in research and innovative, multidisciplinary teaching. It will be a world leader in selected fields.
- Student success
- Collaboration and interdisciplinarity
- Civic responsibility
Our faculty has been recognized for excellence in research and teaching. Our professors and researchers are devoted to furthering and sharing advances in their respective fields.
A stimulating scientific environment
The Department boasts a number of nationally and internationally recognized facilities with renowned faculty support and supervision:
- Mechanisms of cellular development
- Biodiversity of flowering plants
- Ecology and management of ecosystems
- Aquatic ecology
- Terrestrial ecology
- Conservation and digitization of biological collections
- Biodiversity research and training
|According to the US News, the Université de Montréal ranks 74th in the world in molecular biology and genetics.|