Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology - Faculty
Graduate Faculty | Professors Emeriti

Graduate Faculty

Akhtar, Tariq - Assistant Professor
(plant metabolism and secondary metabolites)
Allen-Vercoe, Emma - Associate Professor
(microbial ecology of the gut)
Bag, Jnanankur - Professor
(molecular machinery involved in mRNA)
Baker, Mark - Professor
(homologous recombination in mammalian cells)
Bendall, Andrew - Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator
(molecular biology of vertebrate development)
Brauer, Manfred - Associate Professor
(NMR spectroscopy and imaging of biological systems)
Campbell, Malcolm - Professor and VP Research
(plant genome biology)
Clarke, Anthony - Professor, Assistant VP (Graduate Studies & Program Quality Assurance)
(carbohydrases, amino acids, enzymes)
Colasanti, Joseph - Associate Professor
(developmental signalling in plants)
Coppolino, Marc - Associate Professor
(membrane traffic, control of integrin function, cellular motility)
Dawson, John - Professor
(muscle proteins)
Emes, Michael - Professor
(plant metabolism)
Graether, Steffen - Associate Professor
(structure and biochemistry of drought- and cold-stress proteins, intrinsically disordered proteins)
Harauz, George - Professor, Canada Research Chair
(protein structure and characterization in multiple sclerosis (MS))
Jones, Nina - Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair
(signaling events in mammalian development and disease)
Josephy, David - Professor
(biochemical toxicology, molecular toxicology)
Kaushik, Azad - Associate Professor
Khursigara, Cezar - Associate Professor
(high-resolution imaging, cell division and bacterial biofilms)
Kimber, Matthew - Associate Professor
(macromolecular crystallography)
Krell, Peter - Professor
Lam, Joseph - Professor, Canada Research Chair
(pathogens and lung infections, cystic fibrosis)
Lu, Ray - Associate Professor
(cell signaling, animal stress response, herpesvirus-cell interaction)
Mathur, Jaideep - Associate Professor
(plant cell biology and development, cytoskeleton, subcellular interactions)
Meng, Baozhong - Associate Professor
(plant virology, molecular and cellular biology of RNA viruses, virus-host interactions)
Merrill, Rod - Professor
(protein structure & function, bacterial toxins)
Mosser, Richard - Associate Professor
(cellular response to stress, heat shock proteins, regulation of apoptotic signaling pathways)
Mullen, Robert - Department Chair, Professor, University Research Chair
(plant cell and molecular biology, plant organelle biogenesis)
Mutharia, Lucy - Associate Professor
(mycobacterium paratuberculosis, causes of Johne's disease or paratuberculosis)
Nassuth, Annette - Associate Professor
(plant stress tolerance and development)
Rothstein, Steven - Professor, University Research Chair
(plant metabolism and nitrogen use)
Ryan, Scott - Assistant Professor
(cytoskeletal dynamics in neural development and disease)
Seah, Stephen - Associate Professor
(iron acquisition systems in microbial pathogens, enzymes for bioremediation)
Tetlow, Ian - Associate Professor
(plant metabolism, glycobiology)
Uniacke, Jim - Assistant Professor
(translational control and oxygen-sensing in human health and cancer)
Van der Merwe, George - Associate Professor
(fermentation, wine yeasts)
Van Raay, Terry - Assistant Professor
(regulation of Wnt signaling, cellular polarity, zebrafish)
Vessey, John - Assistant Professor
(RNA localization in neural precursor cells)
Whitfield, Chris - Professor, Canada Research Chair
(prokaryotic glycobiology, cell-surface assembly in bacterial pathogens)
Wood, Janet - Professor
(bacterial stress responses, regulation of membrane transport)
Yankulov, Krassimir - Associate Professor
(regulation of gene promoters in DNA replication)

Professors Emeriti

Bewley, Derek  
(seed biology, plant stress - desiccation, plant growth & development)
Forsberg, Cecil   
(rumen microbiology, microbial genes in digestion)
Greenwood, John
(cell biology - plants, plant growth and development, plant physiology)
Lo, Reggie
(immune protection, bacterial genetics)
Nazar, Ross
(structure, synthesis and regulation of eukaryotic ribosomes in normal and oncogenic tissues; regulation of plant defense proteins)
Peterson, Larry   
(root biology, mycorrhizas, plant structure)
Phillips, John 
(genetic and molecular studies of the role of oxygen radical metabolism in disease & aging)
Posluszny, Usher
(comparative developmental morphology, floral and shoot architecture)
Robb, Jane
(cell and molecular biology of resistance and pathogenesis in diseases of plants)
Sharom, Frances
(membrane proteins and transporters)
Stevenson, Roselynn
(microbial diseases of fish)

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