|Generating DNA sequence data in the developing world||Friday, August 31, 2018 - 9:40am||
Globally, biodiversity is concentrated around the equator, but the scientific institutions generating DNA sequence data to study that biodiversity tend to be clustered in developed countries
|Emerging Leadership- Winnie Cheung, Lab Manager, Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research Centre||Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 1:25pm||
Winnie Cheung demonstrates her commitment to the wellbeing and success of her community, and sets an
|SCIE 113- Science Lecturer Hiring||Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:09pm|
|Congratulations to Ludovic Le Renard (Berbee Lab)||Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:22pm||
Ludovic Le Renard (Berbee Lab) won one of four 'Best Poster' prizes from the Mycological Society of America at the 11th International Mycological Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico for his poster ti
|2018 Staff Appreciation Day||Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:47pm||
The sticky notes cover the wall with comments to our staff written by faculty and students; commending them on their wonderful work they do.
|Women In Science Workshop||Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:02pm||
Speaker Dominique Bergmann, PhD, Stanford University & Research-Mentor Workshop
Strategies for early career scientists to advance their professional development in academia!
|UBC researcher develops app to identify poisonous mushrooms||Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:22am||
Foraging is a centuries-old practice, but many of the mushrooms in British Columbia are just now being identified through DNA sequencing and the enthusiasm of amateur collectors.
|UBC President Santa Ono lectures in BIOL200||Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 1:12pm||
On October 13th, students in BIOL200 section 104 had a surprise guest lecture, when our university president, Professor Santa Ono, graciously agreed to come to class and speak about his own researc
|Registration for Bonspiel 2018 coming soon!||Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 4:53pm||
Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 botany bonspiel competition- 'The Phycoholics' !
|Ocean Predator||Friday, November 25, 2016 - 4:16pm||
UBC Researchers led by Patrick Keeling and postdocs Javier del Campo, Ryan Gawryluk, Noriko Okamoto, and Jurgen Strassert discover a k
|2016 Emeriti Lunch||Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:28am||
2016 Botany Emeriti Lunch was hold at UBC Botanical Garden.
|Loren Rieseberg - University Killam Professor||Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 1:08am||
An extraordinary teacher who encourages their students to pursue excellence. An internationally recognized leader in their academic field. An exceptional researcher whose accomplishments have had a
|Federal, provincial investments set to renew UBC's life sciences teaching labs||Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 8:19am|
|Remembering Professor Carl Douglas||Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:57pm||
Professor Carl Douglas passed away tragically on Monday, July 25, 2016 in a climbing accident. Professor Douglas was a faculty member in the Department of Botany from 1987-2016.
|Carl Douglas has won, ‘The David J. Gifford Award’||Monday, June 27, 2016 - 12:30pm||
Carl Douglas has won, ‘The David J. Gifford Award’ in Tree Biology from the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists.
|Fanscination of Plants Day||Friday, June 17, 2016 - 12:52pm||
Santokh Singh led this initiative along with Jarnail Chandi, Olivera Gavric and student volunteers for “Fascination of Plants Day”.
|UBC Chemistry and Botany Welcome New Heads||Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 11:16am||
Congratulations to UBC researchers Michael Wolf and Sean Graham, who will lead the departments of Chemistry and Botany, respectively, starting July 1, 2016.
|Professor Wayne Maddison and Brother Professor David Maddison Receive President's Award||Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:13am||
Congratulations to Professor and CRC1 Wayne Maddison (Botany/Zoology) and his brother Professor David Maddison (Oregon State University), who will be awarded the President’s Award for Lifetime Achi
|John Gourlay wins 2016 Faculty of Science Excellence Service Award||Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 10:04am||
Botany's John Gourlay won a 2016 Faculty of Science Excellence in Service Award.
|Janet Stein Taylor passed away||Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 11:41pm||
Sad news from Professor emeritus of Botany Iain Taylor regarding Janet Stein:
|Walter H. Lewis Award in Plant Biodiversity||Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 3:09pm||
The Botany Department and the UBC Herbarium are pleased to announce the inaugural competition for the Walter H. Lewis Award in Plant Biodiversity.
|Botanists conduct first large-scale genetic study of marijuana, hemp||Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:16pm||
A study by Canadian researchers is providing a clearer picture of the evolutionary history and genetic organization of cannabis, a step that could have agricultural, medical and legal implication
|Philippe Tortell appointed Peter Wall Scholar for 2015-2016||Friday, May 15, 2015 - 9:24am||
Philippe Tortell is one of the 12 faculty members appointed a Peter Wall Scholar for 2015-2016. During his year in residence at the Peter Wall Institute, Dr.
|Laura Wegener Parfrey; Awarded Young Investigator Grant||Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:33am||
Botany and zoology professor receives Young Investigator Grant
|Shona Ellis- recipient of the Margaret Fulton Award||Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 9:32am||
Congratulations to Shona Ellis; recipient of the Margaret Fulton Award!
|Botany 3-minute thesis heat||Friday, February 27, 2015 - 10:15am||
Botany graduate students explained their dissertation work and its impact in precisely three minutes to an enthusiastic audience.
|Ocean Protists’ Impact||Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 8:52am||
Patrick Keeling, along with CIFAR colleague Alexandra Worden and several U.S.
|2015 Botany Curling Pictures||Monday, February 2, 2015 - 10:25am||
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Botany Curling competition. The Ice Breakers- (George Haughn, Ljerka Kunst, Lebby Balakshin and Mike Balakshin)
|Mathias Schuetz - Science Achievement Award||Friday, January 23, 2015 - 12:20pm||
Congratulations to Mathias Schuetz (Samuels Lab)! Mathias has been awarded a Faculty of Science Achievement Award for Service in 2014.
|Botany Internal Website||Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 11:27pm||
The Botany Internal Website is up and running now. This website is restricted to authenticated users for Botany internal business.
|Annual Botany Bonspiel||Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:40am||
SIGN UP YOUR TEAM FOR OUR ANNUAL BOTANY BONSPIEL, CURLING ‘FRIENDLY- NO EXPERIENCE-NEEDED’ COMPETITION!!
To sign up see: Isabel Ferens- room 3529, Botany Office; ext. 2-8524.
|New Botany Website||Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:28am||
The Department of Botany has launched its new website, which is a major facelift of the old one.
|Brook Moyers and Caitlin Donnelly Recipients of the Biology Graduate Student Teaching Award||Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 1:49pm||
The committee for the Biology Graduate Student Teaching Award are excited to congratulate the 2013/14 recipients:
|BGSA Halloween Bake Sale||Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 1:13pm||
Fri October 31
|Cover of The Plant Cell for Ryan Eng and Geoffrey Wasteneys||Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:48pm|
|Graduate Student Awards 2013-2015||Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:48am||
2013-2014 Frances Chave Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Botany