The Botany Department is one of the largest and strongest Botany Departments in North America, offering a wide range of research and educational programs. Specializations range from the organismal to the molecular level.

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Cannabis flowers with the most mushroom-shaped hairs pack the biggest cannabinoid and fragrance punch, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

While the cannabis leaf is iconic, it’s the chemicals produced by the ...more


UBC just announced the recipients of the 2019 Faculty Research Awards. Patrick Keeling wins the Jacob Biely Research Price - UBC's premier award for research.

Winners were selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee, which spans ...more


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