The Institute conducts research in five major fields. A list of professors specializing in these areas can be found below. 

neuron_02 Biochemistry and Physiology

darwin_06 Ecology, Evolution and Conservation

bioinformatics_02 Genomics and Bioinformatics

dna_microarray_01 Molecular Biology and Genetics

 Neurobiology and Behaviour

In addition to the fields above, the Institute also contributes to three interdisciplinary specializations. These are listed below with the names of professors specializing in these areas.


Chemical & Environmental Toxicology

Data Science

Both our scientists and graduate students benefit from collaborative work with government researchers at 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. Research facilities at Carleton include scanning and cryo-scanning electron microscopes, immunofluorescence microscopes, digital imagers and greenhouse facilities.