Biological Sciences

Mrinal Das

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

PhD (Alberta), M.Sc. (Alberta), M.Sc. (Calcutta), B.Sc. (Calcutta)

6-118M, City Centre Campus
10700 – 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB


Mrinal Das specializes in vertebrate evolutionary biology with special emphasis on taxonomy, systematics, anatomy, and natural history of fishes.

Available to supervise senior students' independent study.

Teaching and Research Interests

Courses taught:

  • BIOL 101 Biology of Human Concern
  • BIOL 103 Humans and Their Environment
  • BIOL 108 Organisms in Their Environment
  • BIOL 321 Mechanisms of Evolution
  • BIOL 498 Independent Research
  • ZOOL 224 Vertebrate Adaptations and Evolution
  • ZOOL 324 Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
  • ZOOL 400 Aquatic Vertebrates

Professional Associations / Memberships

  • Alberta Introductory Biology Association
  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
  • Association for Biology Laboratory Education
  • Canadian Association of Ichthyologists
  • Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution
  • Center for North American Herpetology