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Robert Wilson, Bachelor of Science, Microbiology. St. Marcellinus Secondary School, Mississauga, ON.


Also available in co-op.

Study the smallest and most predominant organisms on the planet: bacteria, archaea, viruses, yeasts and moulds. Explore varied topics, from deep sea ecosystems, or the normal microbial inhabitants of the human body, to practical matters of public health. With optional co-op, study medical, industrial and environmental impacts of microorganisms and learn about the methods used to study – and exploit – them for biotechnology or bioremediation.

You might also be interested in studying  Biological Science; Marine and Freshwater Biology; Biological Engineering (B.Eng); Biomedical Engineering (B.Eng.); or select from our other majors.

Sample Careers

  • Food and drug microbiologist
  • Clinical laboratory researcher
  • Public health administrator
  • Pharmacist

For More Information

For more information, please visit:

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1