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How do snails grow complex shells?

On growing a beautiful shell: How do snails coordinate the placement of shell sculpture?

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Community BioBlitz at Pachena Bay, Sat. May 11, 9am

Join BMSC, Huu-ay-aht, and Pacific Rim NPR at Pachena Bay, Saturday May 11 for the Community Bioblitz! Learn about our local biodiversity and contribute to the knowledge of the natural world around us!

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Dr. Stephanie Green Awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship!

Dr. Green is the 4th person ever from the U of A to receive this fellowship, which is awarded annually (since 1955) in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Congratulations Dr. Green!

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New research on the genetics of behaviour and biomechanics in fishes at the BMSC

Multiple body parts must work together to accomplish a task. For example, the coordination of visual and locomotor systems is critical for animals that hunt for food. For fishes, both swimming and feedings systems must work together to ┬ácapture prey. How this process impacts survival, or how it differs depending on ecological conditions, is…

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Dr. Matthew Morris wins best thesis award in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary

Dr. Matthew Morris, Dr. Sean Rogers’ recent PhD graduate, has won an award for best thesis in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary. Congratulations Matthew!

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This ship is sailing! Thank you John for your 19 years of excellence!

Thank you John Richards, for your 19 years of excellence, overseeing marine operations at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.

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Our Live Dive team is participating in Science Odyssey!

Science Odyssey – Canada’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics!

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Graduate student Scholarships and Teaching Assistantships – APPLY NOW!

Are you a grad student who’d like to do your research here at Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre?

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