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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
November 1, 2014

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Dr. Geoff Horsman

Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Contact Information
Email: ghorsman@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.2985 |lab 2918
Fax: 519-746-0677
Office Location: Science Building, Room N3020J

Academic Background

Postdoctoral, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, UBC
MSc, McGill
BSc, BSA, Saskatchewan

Biography

2008-2011 NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Prof. Ben Shen,Schoolof Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Studied themicrobialbiosynthesis of enediyne anti-tumour antibiotics.

2002-2008 Ph.D. (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology) in the laboratory of Prof.Lindsay Eltis, University of British Columbia. Mechanistic enzymologyof microbial catabolic enzymes such as carbon-carbon bond hydrolaseand non-heme iron dioxygenase.

1999-2001 M.Sc. (Chemistry) in the labof Romas Kazlauskas at McGillUniversity. Directed evolution and protein engineering of an enantioselective esterase.

1993-1998 B.Sc. (Biochemistry) and B.S.A. (Agricultural Chemistry), Universityof Saskatchewan. Performed undergraduate research in the laboratoryof Prof. Malcolm Devine characterizing the molecular basis for herbicide resistance in plants.