Currently the Department has 22 faculty members, 10 adjunct faculty and 8 emeriti professors. Support is provided by research and teaching staff, and administration of the department is done through a newly developed College-level shared administration structure (Shared Administration Support, SAS).

Presently the Department has 90+ graduate students enrolled in one of several graduate degree programmes offered by the Department. These graduate programmes include the Master of Biomedical Science (MBS), Master of Science (MSc), or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Faculty members also supervise students in extra- or inter-departmental graduate programmes including Biophysics (MSc and PhD), Bioinformatics (MSc), or Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) degrees and these joint or extra-departmental students are not included in our graduate student numbers.