Biology at Carleton extends far beyond the classroom to laboratories and field stations all over the world. Our graduate and undergraduate students are extensively engaged in research with faculty members at the university and with researchers outside of Carleton.

Research facilities at Carleton include scanning and cryo-scanning electron microscopes, immunofluorescence microscopes, digital imagers and greenhouse facilities.

Researchers and students at Carleton collaboration with a number of government institutions such as the National Research Council, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Health Canada, Environment Canada, and Atomic Energy of Canada, as well as the many national museums in the area.

Main Research Areas

Molecular Biology & Genetics

Biochemistry, Physiology & Toxicology

Ecology, Evolution & Conservation

Neurobiology & Behaviour

Genomics & Bioinformatics

Data Science