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Cell & molecular

Researcher Areas of research focus
Bob Chow Developmental biology, neurobiology, molecular genetics
Francis Choy Molecular biology, lysosomal enzymes
Peter Constabel Molecular biology, tree herbivore defense
Kerry Delaney Neurobiology, synaptic physiology, neuroimaging
Jürgen Ehlting Plant molecular biology
Ryan Gawryluk Cell biology, mitrochondria, eukaryotic evolution, genomics
Will Hintz Fungal genetics, molecular biology
Ben Koop Genomics and evolution
Raad Nashmi Neurobiology, synaptic transmission, nicotinic receptors, nicotine addiction
Réal Roy Ecology, freshwater, microbial systems
John Taylor Comparative genomics, molecular evolution
Patrick von Aderkas Embryogenesis of conifers in vitro

Ecology & evolution

Researcher Areas of research focus
Gerry Allen Systematics, evolution of flowering plants
Brad Anholt Population and community ecology
Julia Baum Ecology, evolutionary biology and marine biology
John Dower Oceanography, ecology, fisheries
Rana El-Sabaawi Ecology and evolutionary biology, marine science, organismal biology
Ryan Gawryluk Cell biology, mitrochondria, eukaryotic evolution, genomics
Francis Juanes Ecology, behaviour, fisheries, conservation
Kim Juniper Marine ecosystems, global change
Ben Koop Genomics and evolution
Terri Lacourse Plant paleoecology, palynology, Earth systems ecology
Asit Mazumder Ecosystem and watershed ecology of freshwater and marine ecosystems
Steve Perlman Host-parasite evolution and ecology, entomology
Tom Reimchen Ecology
Réal Roy Ecology, freshwater, microbial systems
John Taylor Comparative genomics, molecular evolution
Verena Tunnicliffe Marine communities, hydrothermal vents
Diana Varela Biological oceanography, phytoplankton eco-physiology, nutrient cycling

Genetics & genomics

Researcher Areas of research focus
Bob Chow Developmental biology, neurobiology, molecular genetics
Francis Choy Molecular biology, lysosomal enzymes
Peter Constabel Molecular biology, tree herbivore defense
Jürgen Ehlting Plant molecular biology
Ryan Gawryluk Cell biology, mitrochondria, eukaryotic evolution, genomics
Will Hintz Fungal genetics, molecular biology
Ben Koop Genomics and evolution
John Taylor Comparative genomics, molecular evolution
Patrick von Aderkas Embryogenesis of conifers in vitro, proteomics

Marine biology

Researcher Areas of research focus
Julia Baum Ecology, evolutionary biology, marine biology
John Dower Oceanography, ecology, fisheries
Rana El-Sabaawi Ecology and evolutionary biology, marine science, organismal biology
Francis Juanes Ecology, behaviour, fisheries, conservation
Kim Juniper Marine ecosystems, global change
Ben Koop Genomics and evolution
Asit Mazumder Ecosystem and watershed ecology of freshwater and marine ecosystems
Louise Page Evolution, phylogeny, and development
Verena Tunnicliffe Marine communities, hydrothermal vents
Diana Varela Biological oceanography, phytoplankton eco-physiology, nutrient cycling

Neurobiology

Researcher Areas of research focus
Gautam Awatramani Synaptic physiology, multi-photon imaging, retina, optogenetics
Craig Brown Neurobiology, plasticity, somatosensory systems, in vivo brain imaging
Bob Chow Developmental biology, neurobiology, molecular genetics
Brian Christie Hippocampus, learning and memory, concussion
Kerry Delaney Neurobiology, synaptic physiology, neuroimaging
Patrick Nahirney Synaptic ultrastructure, myogenesis and electron microscopy
Raad Nashmi Neurobiology, synaptic transmission, nicotinic receptors, nicotine addiction
Leigh-Anne Swayne Ion channels: molecular determinants of health and disease, neurogenesis

Forest biology

Researcher Areas of research focus
Peter Constabel Molecular biology, tree herbivore defense
Jürgen Ehlting Plant molecular biology
Barbara Hawkins Tree seedling physiology, tree nutrition and cold hardiness
William Hintz Fungal genetics, molecular biology
Terri Lacourse Plant paleocecology, palynology, Earth systems ecology
Réal Roy Ecology, freshwater and soils, microbial systems
Patrick von Aderkas Embryogenesis of conifers, proteomics