McGill University

Acronym: MCGILL

Description

McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading universities in the world.

Collections

  1. Lyman Entomological Museum The Lyman Entomological Museum is the insect collection and systematic entomology laboratory of McGill University. The collection houses 2.8 million specimens of insects and other arthropods, making it the second largest insect collection in Canada, and the largest university insect collection in the country.
  2. McGill University Herbarium The McGill University Herbarium currently comprises about 140,000 sheets, including specimens from the McGill College and Macdonald College Herbaria. It was founded in 1860 with the gift of 500 specimens collected by Dr. A.F. Holmes in Montreal in the early 1820's and is rich in 19th century collections from North America...
  3. Northern Biodiversity Program The Northern Biodiversity Program (NBP) is a collaborative research initiative that uses insects and spiders as models for monitoring environmental change across the boreal, sub-arctic, and high-arctic eco-climatic zones.

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Metadata last updated on 2017-09-29 21:58:58.0