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


Congratulations to Geoff Wasteneys and Linda Jennings for winning UBC Faculty of Science 'Excellence in Service' awards (pictured here at the awards ceremony, March 4th, 2020).

These are awarded annually by the Dean of Science ...more


Tue, 05/26/2020 - 12:30pm
A cellulose synthase (CESA) encoding sequence...


Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:30pm
Genetic and cell biological investigation of...