About Us​

Current President: 

Marissa Fazio

The McMaster Biology Society is an undergraduate, student-run organization dedicated to enhancing the university experience for all students within the Department of Biology.  The goal of the Biology Society is to plan academic and social events, offer services, represent the opinions of Biology students to the Department of Biology, as well as serve as a connection between students and professors by creating an interactive environment.

Biology Society

Biology | Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 10:30am – 12:30pm | LSB 112

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Annual Events​

First Year Welcome: A chance for first year students to network and mingle with each other and Biology professors. A short presentation welcoming students to the department is followed by a mix and mingle session, with pizza and drinks provided.


Wine and Cheese: Geared towards upper year students, Wine and Cheese offers a chance for students to interact with those in their own specialization and get to know each other better outside of class. Professors also attend this event and look forward to meeting students in their Department.


Biology Research Information Night: This night includes presentations from the Department, current thesis students, and past thesis students with the aim of answering any questions about research in the Department of Biology. Students and professors are able to interact, forming connections with possible thesis supervisors. Presentations include information on research courses available in the department, how to find a thesis supervisor, and more!


Biology 1M03 & 1A03 Review Nights: Midterm reviews of the first year biology courses led by upper year biology society executives. This event involves reviewing course content, going through practice questions, and free cookies!


Mock Multiple Mini-Interviews: At this event you can experience the Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) style applied in many professional school interviews, in a low stress environment.


Insect & Biodiversity Night: This night is an opportunity for students to enjoy a fun evening including a presentation on insect biodiversity and a live reptile show.

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