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Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Areas of Expertise: Organic chemistry; Aromatic compounds; chemical education; Admission requirements/ statistics/ job prospects for students in chemistry and biochemistry programs
Biography: 1991 was the year I decided to become an organic chemist. It took one course- Dr. David Sneddon's "Introduction to Organic Chemistry" at the University College of Cape Breton- to convince me. Following completion of undergraduate studies in…
Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Areas of Expertise: Biophysical chemistry Biochemistry Protein and Peptide chemistry Membrane proteins Medicinal chemistry Antimicrobial peptides
Biography: I have pursued my scientific career in several academic institutes and countries. As an undergraduate student my main interest was in organic and biological chemistry, and I had a unique opportunity in working as a research assistant for a few years in…
Program Coordinator, Health Sciences; Professor, Kinesiology & Physical Education
Areas of Expertise: Muscle damage due to exercise or other causes; Alternative therapies (massage, ultrasound, physio-acoustic therapy, nutraceuticals etc.) for muscle damage/repair and recovery; Physiology and biochemistry of muscle damage/repair; Inflammation and repair processes in muscle; Antioxidants; Oxidative stress and therapy in exercise physiology and nutrition; Ergogenic aids in sport; Muscle healing; Muscle strength, damage and repair in older females; Male-female differences in skeletal muscle
Biography: Dr. Peter M. Tiidus (BSc, MSc York University ’78, ’81; PhD University of Waterloo ’93) is a Professor of Kinesiology & Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University. …
Associate Professor, Biology; Associate Dean, Postdoctoral Affairs, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Expertise: Plant cell biology; Intracellular protein trafficking; Organelle biogenesis; Protein import into chloroplasts; Photosynthesis; Molecular biology and biochemistry
Biography: Area of Research: Mechanisms of protein targeting and import into chloroplasts …
Assistant Professor, Biology
Areas of Expertise: Mitochondria; Cellular respiration; Electron transport chains; Bioenergetics; Plant physiology and biochemistry;
Biography: Work in my lab focuses on bioenergetics and the electron transport chains of mitochondria and chloroplasts. Specifically, we work on terminal oxidase proteins in many different organisms.
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