Welcome to the Richard E. Peter Biology Conference website!

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Richard E. Peter Biology Conference will be held March 1-2, 2018 at the University of Alberta!

Abstract submission is now open. Submission will close February 18 at 11:59pm.

Keynote speakers for this year’s conference have been announced! We look forward to hearing from Dr. Kim Mathot (University of Alberta) and Dr. Mark Taylor (Banff National Park). Check out the Keynote Speakers page for more information.

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About us

The Dr. Richard E. Peter Biology Conference is organized by the Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association (BGSA) in order to showcase the diverse research conducted by Biological Sciences and life sciences students at the University of Alberta and institutions across the province. The event consists of poster and oral presentations by senior undergraduate, M.Sc. and Ph.D. students as well as two keynote lectures from distinguished professors from within the U of A community and from abroad.

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