The Carleton and University of Ottawa campuses are connected by the historic Rideau Canal.

The OCIB combines the biology graduate programs of Ottawa's two research-intensive universities:

While both universities maintain vibrant and distinctive Biology Departments, the main role of OCIB is to integrate research resources for biology graduate students so both universities are able to offer the best possible array of facilities, expertise, courses, and training for graduate students in the biological sciences.

Apply to Graduate StudiesOCIB facilities are located on the main campuses of University of Ottawa and Carleton University. Biology research, teaching, and administrative resources are housed within University of Ottawa's Department of Biology, within a new, three phase Bioscience Complex, and Carleton University's Department of Biology and associated National Wildlife Research Centre.



Carleton University
Dr. Jayne Yack, Associate Professor
Co-Director, OCIB
Department of Biology
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1S 5B6
Email: jyack@connect.carleton.ca
Phone: 613-520-3887
FAX: 613-520-3539

University of Ottawa
Dr. Vance Trudeau, Professor
Co-Director, OCIB
Department of Biology
University of Ottawa
30 Marie Curie
Ottawa ON Canada, K1N 6N5
Email: trudeauv@uOttawa.ca
Phone: (613)562-5800 Ext. 6165
Fax: (613) 562-5486