Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Research in the life sciences at Waterloo is broadly based. It comprises molecular and cell biology, physiology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, viroloy, ecology and evolution.

  • Exploring how living organisms interact with their environment and how this is regulated at the level of gene expression
  • Identifying the reasons for, and consequences of, disparities between rates of evolution at the molecular and morphological levels
  • Identifying and mitigating threats to aquatic ecosystems