About Us

The Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology is an institutional collaboration between the Biology Departments at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. OCIB members have significant expertise in physiology, botany, biochemistry, neuroscience, molecular biology, genetics, bioinformatics, evolution, and toxicology – just to name a few. The OCIB facilitates interdisciplinary research, and collaboration between the two universities and external partners.

Each spring the graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, staff, and guest speakers gather for the annual OCIB Symposium. This year, the 19th Annual OCIB Symposium will be held virtually on May 12, 2022. The theme for this year’s meeting is Innovation and Inclusion.