Biology Faculty

Dr. Jenny Bruin
Diabetes, islet biology
Dr. James Cheetham
Membrane biochemistry
Dr. Catherine Cullingham
Landscape, population, and conservation genetics
Dr. Ashkan Golshani
Functional genomics, microbiology, molecular biology, interaction networks, systems biology
Dr. Shelley Hepworth
Plant molecular genetics, developmental biology
Dr. Iain Lambert
Molecular biology and genetic toxicology
Dr. Heath MacMillan
Integrative and comparative animal ecophysiology
Dr. Bruce McKay
Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genomics, Cancer Biology
Dr. Nicolas Rodrigue
Modeling of molecular evolution; phylogenetics; comparative genomics
Dr. Owen Rowland
Plant molecular biology and biotechnology
Dr. Ken Storey
Biochemical adaptations
Dr. Alex Wong
Evolutionary genomics; microbiology; experimental evolution


Note: Instructors are able to supervise undergraduate research

Dr. Iain McKinnell
Embryology,  Developmental Biology, Anatomy & Physiology
Dr. Martha Mullally
Biology Education, Evidence Based Learning


Note: Adjuncts are able to co-supervise undergraduate and graduate research

Dr. Burton Blais – Canada Food Inspection Agency
Food microbiology
Dr. Francesco Marchetti – Health Canada
Mutation, environmental health, germ cells
Dr. Sara Martin – Agriculture & AgriFood Canada Dr. Laurian Robert –  Agriculture & AgriFood Canada
Dr. Bahram Samanfar –  Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Dr. Jeff Skevington –  Agriculture and AgriFood Canada
Insect systematics
Dr. Azam Tayabali – Health Canada
Biotechnology, microbiology, nanotoxicology, immunology, biochemistry
Dr. Carole Yauk – Health Canada
Mutations, environmental health
Dr. Guillaume J. Bilodeau
Plant Pathology