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Welcome to the Human Biology Program, a collaborative undertaking of the Faculty of Arts and Science and the Faculty of Medicine. The Program offers five undergraduate specialist programs and seven major programs to Arts & Science students.

United Nations Development Program Food Security Event - January 30, 5-8pm

The University of Toronto Chapter of the United Nations Development Program will be hosting a conference on January 30 at Hart House from 5-8pm on the topic of international food security and sustainability. Please see attached flyer for more details.

Life Science Challenge - February 1-3, 2013

In conjunction with the Department of Human Biology at the University of Toronto, the Neuroscience Association for Undergraduate Students
(NAUS) is hosting the third annual Canadian University Life Sciences Challenge, hosted at the U of T St. George campus on the weekend of February 1st-3rd. This challenge is modeled after competitions like CBC's Reach for the Top and Jeopardy.

2013 Summer Student Program - Applications Due January 31, 2013


Now Accepting Applications

The Sandra Rotman Centre and Grand Challenges Canada’s Summer Student Program offers students a unique opportunity to engage in meaningful, real-life work in the field of global health. We are looking for passionate and driven individuals to engage with one of our exciting opportunities.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2013
For more information and to apply online, please click HERE

2013 Summer Students

Please direct your questions to with the subject line "Summer Student Program."

Human Biology Program Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Sydney Brenner - January 15, 2013

Human Biology Program Distinguished Lecturer:

"Reading the Human Genome"
Dr. Sydney Brenner, D. Phil, FRS
2002 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
Senior Distinguished Fellow of the Crick-Jacobs Center, Salk Institute

Event date: Tuesday, January 15th, 10 AM
Location: MacLeod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto

Host: Dr. Vince Tropepe, Director Human Biology Program, Associate Professor Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto