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Amy Greer

Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Introduction, spread, dynamics, and control of infectious diseases in populations; examining the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of public and veterinary health. 

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Amy-Greer 


Amy Newman

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: The long-term effects of environmental stress on development, behaviour, physiology and fitness of wildlife; how environmental change and landscape modification can impact stress responses in animals ranging from birds to butterflies to small mammals, and how these insights may apply to understanding stress and human health.

Faculty Profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/newman 


Andreas Heyland

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: Environmental monitoring in aquatic ecosystems including phytoplankton and zooplankton high-throughput monitoring strategies. Iodine & thyroid hormone signalling in marine ecosystems, functional genomics of larval development, metamorphosis and settlement in zooplankton, function and evolution of sensory signalling systems in selected marine invertebrate groups.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/heyland 


Andrew Hamilton-Wright

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science

Research interests: Decision support, association mining, machine learning, disease characterization, decision confidence, visualization, high-risk decision making, decision exploration.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/people/andrew-hamilton-wright 


Andrew Papadopoulos 

Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC | Coordinator, Master of Public Health Program

Research interests: Environmental public health policy and practice, health public policy, built environment and impacts to human health, food safety knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors, post-secondary student mental health, reducing health inequities, post-secondary pedagogy, curriculum development, and program administration.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Andrew-Papadopoulos


Andrew Peregrine

Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology – OVC

Research interests: Epidemiology and impact of parasitic infections; parasite control programs that minimize the rate of development of drug resistance.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Andrew-S-Peregrine 


Animesh Dutta

Associate Director (Graduate Studies), School of Engineering

Research interests: Thermochemical conservation of agri-residue and bio-mass for energy, renewable and cleaner energy, water gasification for energy, assessment of advanced energy systems, thermodynamic optimization & lifecycle analysis.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/content/faculty/animesh-dutta 


Anna T. Lawniczak

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Research interests: Mathematical modelling, simulation, & analysis of dynamics of complex natural, engineering & social systems, individually based simulation models, multi-agent based simulations, cognitive agents, statistical analysis of simulation data, artificial intelligence, computational intelligence, spread of epidemics and vaccination strategies.

Faculty profile: https://mathstat.uoguelph.ca/people/lawniczak 


Anna Stanley

Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, Environment, and Geomatics 

Research interests: Indigenous environmental justice, environmental policy, resource governance and settler colonialism, mineral and uranium mining, taxation, and governance, Indigenous sovereignty, political economies of settler colonialism.

Faculty profile: https://geg.uoguelph.ca/faculty/stanley-anna 


Beth Parker

Professor, School of Engineering | NSERC Industrial Research Chair

Research interests: As a contaminant hydrogeologist, Beth is interested in the transport and fate of contaminants in the subsurface through soil and groundwater and the risks to human and ecosystem receptors. Her team does research at real field sites using high-resolution methods addressing various contaminant sources on groundwater and surface water quality. One of her long standing research collaborations is with the City of Guelph, where novel methods for characterizing and monitoring the bedrock aquifer we rely on for our drinking and freshwater supplies is advanced with their UoGuelph G360 Groundwater Research Institute methodologies, staff and students. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/people/beth-parker 


Bill Van Heyst

Professor, School of Engineering

Research interests: Characterizing process emission factors and developing emission inventories from agricultural sources; exchange of elemental and reactive mercury into the atmosphere, evaluation of emerging air pollution control methods, air quality policy.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/content/faculty/bill-van-heyst 


Bob Friendship

Professor, Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Sow reproduction and longevity, on-farm control of Salmonella, antimicrobial resistance and presence of zoonotic pathogens on pig farms, nutritional factors of enteric diseases, epidemiology of swine diseases. 

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Robert-Friendship G60


Bob Hanner

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: Molecular biodiversity, molecular ecology, applied biomonitoring using environmental DNA (eDNA), invasive alien species, species-at-risk, animal and plant health, and food fraud.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/hanner


Boyer Winters

Professor, Department of Psychology

Research interests: The neurobiology of cognition, memory acquisition, consolidation, reconsolidation, Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/psychology/users/boyer-winters


Brandon Gilroyed

Associate Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC

Research interests: Renewable energy and biochemical production from agricultural byproducts and wastes; environmental sustainability; livestock mortality management; pathogens in engineered agricultural systems.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ses/people/brandon-gilroyed 


Brenda Coomber

Professor, Biomedical Sciences – OVC

Research interests: Cancer progression, companion animal cancer, translational medicine.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/people/faculty/Brenda-Coomber


Brian Husband

Professor, Integrative Biology | Associate Dean, College of Biological Sciences

Research interests: The ecology and genetics of small populations, causes and consequences of genome duplication, function and evolution of plant reproductive systems, ecological consequences of genetic diversity.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/husband 


Brittany Luby

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Research interests: Anishinaabe history, Crown-Indigenous relations, industrialization of the subarctic, food sovereignty, community wellbeing, oral research methodologies, land-based learning.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/history/people/brittany-luby


Byram Bridle

Associate Professor, Pathobiology – OVC

Research interests: Viral immunology, cancer treatment, personalized therapy, cytokine responses to viruses in males and females, inflammation disorders.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Byram-W-Bridle 


Candace Johnson

Professor, Department of Political Science

Research interests: Maternal health, reproductive rights, women and gender and politics, human rights and justice, Latin America.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/candace-johnson


Carmen Jacqueline Ho

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Research Interests: Welfare state, social policies, bureaucratic politics, health politics and policy, maternal and child nutrition.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/carmen-jacqueline-ho


Cate Dewey

Director of the One Health Institute | Associate Vice President (Academic) | Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Prevention of PRRS transmission by early weaning, evaluation of PRRS vaccines, aspects of S.E.W.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Cate-Dewey 


Cathy Bauman

Assistant Professor, Population Medicine – OVC

Research Interests: Diagnostic test evaluations (especially using Bayesian methods), epidemiology, dairy small ruminants, and clinical trials.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Cathy-Bauman 


Chris Choi

Interim Director and Professor, Department of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management

Research interests: Tourism management, sustainable tourism, destination management and marketing, tourism economics.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/hs-chris-choi 


Claire Jardine

Associate Professor, Pathobiology – OVC | Regional Director CWHC ON/NU

Research interests: Wildlife and ecosystem health, ecology of diseases in wild animal populations, rodent and vector borne diseases.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Claire-Jardine 


Craig Johnson

Professor, Department of Political Science

Research interests: Environmental governance, climate change, urbanization, poverty, renewable energy, Asia, Latin America.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/craig-johnson


Daniel Gillis

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science

Research interests: Public health risk assessment, ecological risk assessment, spatial temporal statistics, alternative data collection, community engaged scholarship, transdisciplinary education.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/people/daniel-gillis 


Darren Robinson

Professor, Department of Plant Agriculture – OAC | Weed Management Specialist

Research interests: Weed management in vegetable crops, the effects of cultural practises and soil fertility on crop-weed competition, the effect of herbicide residues on production of vegetables. 

Faculty profile: https://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/drobinso 


Davar Rezania

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Department of Management

Research interests: Project management, accountability, team leadership, sustainable economics, sustainable agriculture, bio mimicry.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/davar-rezania 


Dave Snow

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Research interests: Health policy; naturopathic medicine; federalism; the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/dave-snow


David A. Calvert

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science

Research interests: Classification and modelling using artificial neural networks, agriculture, public health, visualizing pitch class sets for music, parallel patterns on GPUs.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/people/david-calvert


David Kelton

Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC | Dairy Farmers of Ontario Chair in Dairy Cattle Health

Research interests: Infectious and metabolic diseases of dairy cattle; Johne’s Disease, bovine mastitis and bovine lameness.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/david-kelton 


David Ma

Professor, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Research interests: The influence of dietary fats on health and prevention of chronic disease throughout the lifecycle. In particular, bioactive fatty acids and their role in metabolism, breast cancer, brain health and childhood obesity prevention.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hhns/people/dr-david-wl-ma 

Guelph Family Health Study: www.guelphfamilyhealthstudy.com


David Pearl

Associate Professor | Graduate Coordinator, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Multi-level statistical modeling, analysis of spatial and molecular data, E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Campylobacter and antimicrobial resistant organisms in humans, cattle, dogs, poultry, swine, and wildlife.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/David-Pearl


David Renaud

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Risk factors associated with mortality at veal operations, developing strategies to reduce antimicrobial use in the veal sector, evaluating the utility of navel disinfection in dairy calves, identifying new technologies to improve calf health and welfare.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/David-Renaud 


Deb Stacey

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science | Informatics Theme Lead, GBADs

Research interests: Development, use and analysis of knowledge engineering and machine intelligence techniques (particularly ontologies), data driven ontology evaluation and ontology development for simulation parameters.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/people/deborah-stacey 


Deborah Stienstra

Professor, Department of Political Science | Director, Live Work Well Research Centre| Jarislowsky Chair, Families and Work

Research interests:  The intersections of disabilities, gender, childhood, and Indigenousness; disability rights, disability policy, women and gender and politics, gender, and work.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/deborah-stienstra

Live Work Well Research Centre: http://liveworkwell.ca/


Dirk Steinke

Adjunct Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: Biodiversity research, conservation genetics, community ecology, plant-pollinator interactions, multi-species population genetics, joint species distribution modelling.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/steinke 


Don Dedrick

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Philosophy & Department of Psychology

Research interests: Colour perception and categorization, cognitive science and its foundations, culture and cognition, cognitive science and its foundations, the evolution of culture, experimental philosophy.

Faculty Profiles: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/philosophy/people/don-dedrick , https://www.uoguelph.ca/psychology/users/don-dedrick


Ed McBean

Professor, School of Engineering | Canada Research Chair in Water Supply Security

Research interests: Water supply security, municipal infrastructure integrity, risk assessment and management, statistical analyses of environmental data, solid waste management and landfill design.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/content/faculty/ed-mcbean 


Eduardo de Souza Ribeiro

Associate Professor, Animal Biosciences – OAC

Research interests: Interplay between animal health, nutrition, and reproduction and their impact on livestock production efficiency and sustainability.

Faculty profile: http://animalbiosciences.uoguelph.ca/abscpeople/eribeiro 


Edward Koning

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Research interests:  The politics of immigration, specifically in North West Europe and North America; the politics of immigrants’ social rights and the role of populist anti-immigrant parties; social policy; institutionalism.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/edward-koning


Elizabeth Boulding

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: Invasion biology, genetic adaptation, genomic selection and growth, shape, and pathogen resistant traits in Atlantic salmon, assessment of heritable variation in biological control.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/boulding 


Elizabeth Finnis

Associate Professor, Department of
Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Smaller-scale farming, local food systems, agricultural and dietary transitions, local food systems, food sovereignty, political ecology, Canada, India, and Paraguay

Faculty profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/elizabeth-finnis-0


Emmanuelle Arnaud

Associate Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC

Research interests: Glacial geology, geology and groundwater, sedimentary geology, environmental geology, deformation structures, ice marginal settings, agricultural and industrial contaminants, sedimentological analysis, spatial distribution and physical properties of glacial deposits.

Faculty profile: https://ses.uoguelph.ca/people/emmanuelle-arnaud


Eranga Ukwatta

Assistant Professor, School of Engineering

Research interests: Machine learning for medical imaging, deep learning, medical image analysis,
image segmentation and registration, myocardial tissue characterization, analysis of Digital Histopathology, images, computational modeling of the heart.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/people/eranga-ukwatta-phd-peng 


Erin Nelson

Assistant Professor | Department of Sociology & Anthropology

Research Interests: Sustainable food systems, agroecology, community development, community-engaged scholarship, Latin America.

Faculty Profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/erin-nelson


Faisal Moola

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Research interests: Forest conservation and management, Ecology and ethnoecology of plants, Environmental policy Indigenous-led conservation.

Faculty profile: https://geg.uoguelph.ca/faculty/moola-faisal


Fiona May Keir James

Assistant Professor, Clinical Studies, OVC

Research interests: Neurological disorders, canine epilepsy, EEG, neurology.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/clinical-studies/faculty/Fiona-James


Flavio Schenkel

Professor, Department of Animal Biosciences – OAC | CGIL Director

Research interests: Genetics and genomics in livestock breeding; using genomic information to enhance genetic evaluation and genomic selection.

Faculty profile: http://animalbiosciences.uoguelph.ca/abscpeople/schenkel 


Geoffrey Wood

Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology – OVC | Assistant Co-Director, Institute for Comparative Cancer Investigation

Research interests:  Pathology of neoplasia, multi-species comparative cancer genetics, biomarkers of cancer in dogs, mouse models of human cancer, cancer resistance in large, long-lived animals.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Geoffrey-Wood 


Georgina Cox

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research interests: How bacteria resist antibiotics and how they interact with their host. Identifying and developing alternatives to antibacterial chemotherapy.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/mcb/people/dr-georgina-cox 


Gisele LaPointe

Professor, Department of Food Science – OAC | NSERC/Dairy Farmers of Ontario Industrial Research Chair in Dairy Microbiology

Research interests: Dairy microbiology from production through processing and digestion. How food, foodborne pathogens and probiotics interact and influence the composition and activity of the gut microbiota leading to potential health benefits. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/people/gisèle-lapointe 


Glen Van Der Kraak

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology | Interim Dean of the College of Biological Science

Research interests: Multifactorial regulation of ovarian function in teleosts, evaluation of reproductive fitness in fish, endocrine disruption in fish and amphibians. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/vanderkraak 


Gopinadhan Paliyath

Professor, Plant Agriculture – OVC | Former Research Programme Director, Food for Health

Research interests: The biochemistry of plant senescence; the mechanism of action of food components in disease prevention.

Faculty profile: https://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/gpaliyat 


Gord Kirby

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences – OVC

Research interests: Molecular diagnostics and early biomarkers of disease, molecular toxicology and diagnostics, regulation of expression of drug metabolizing enzymes, functional significance of altered expression of drug metabolizing enzymes during cellular injury.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/people/faculty/Gordon-Kirby 


Graham Holloway

Associate Professor, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Research interests: Understanding the regulation of mitochondrial bioenergetics, fatty acid oxidation in skeletal and cardiac muscle, mitochondrial function, isolated mitochondria, permeabilized fibres, whole muscle incubations and mitochondrial proteins, type 2 diabetes, heart failure, diabetic cardiomyopathy and various neuropathologys, and exercise performance.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hhns/people/dr-graham-holloway


Graham Taylor

Associate Professor, School of Engineering | Academic Director, NextAI

Research interests: Statistical machine learning with an emphasis on unsupervised learning and sequential data; computer vision, graphics, weather modelling, finance, and motion capture-based crowd games.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/content/faculty/graham-w-taylor



Hannah Tait Neufeld

Adjunct Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Human Nutrition

Research interests: Indigenous health, food environments, community-based participatory research, Indigenous food systems, maternal and child health, global health, infant and young child feeding, nutrition policy, chronic disease prevention.

Faculty profile: https://family.uoguelph.ca/people/hannah-tait-neufeld


Hugues Beaufrère

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical studies – OVC

Research interests: Lipid disorders and clinical lipidomics in birds & reptiles, minimally invasive surgury in exotic mammals, birds and reptiles; avian medicine, exotic medicine and application of biostatistical methods to zoological research.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/clinical-studies/faculty/Hugues-Beaufrere 


Jamie Burr

Associate Professor, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Research interests: Novel training methods, interventions and supplements which may lead to an adaptation and performance improvement; the effects of physical activity, sport, and exercise to alter cardiovascular form and function. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hhns/people/dr-jamie-burr 


Jana Levison

Associate Professor, School of Engineering

Research interests: Agricultural impacts on groundwater quality and quantity, impacts of climate change on hydrological systems, groundwater flow and contaminant transport in fractured geologic media, source water protection for Indigenous and rural communities.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/content/faculty/jana-levison


Jane Parmley

Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research Interests: One Health, Ecohealth, surveillance, antimicrobial resistance, wildlife health, zoonoses.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Jane-Parmley 


Jeji Varghese

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Sustainability of resource dependant communities, power of marginalized groups in resource management, the interface between social science research and environmental policy, and community engaged scholarship. 

Faculty profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/jeji-varghese 


Jennifer Geddes-McAlister

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research interests: Differential patterns of pathogenic regulation between microbial species; systems biology to elucidate microbial proteome dynamics and interactions; mechanistic characterization of pathogenic proteins; mass spectrometry-based proteomics for drug discovery and repurposing.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/mcb/people/dr-jennifer-geddes-mcalister 


Jennifer Silver

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Research interests: Fisheries, aquaculture, and coastal communities; international ocean governance; indigenous fishing rights; media and technology in environmental governance.

Faculty profile: https://geg.uoguelph.ca/faculty/silver-jennifer 


Jess Haines

Associate Professor, AHN Department of Family Relations & Applied Nutrition

Research interests: Child and family health, dietary intake, screen time, sleep, community and family-level behaviour change intervention.

Faculty profile: https://family.uoguelph.ca/people/jess-haines

Guelph Family Health Study: www.guelphfamilyhealthstudy.com


Jim Petrik

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences – OVC

Research interests: Female reproductive biology and ovarian cancer, developing therapeutics for treatment of late stage ovarian cancer, focusing on anti angiogenic therapies for inhibiting new growth of blood vessels supplying the tumours. 

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/ctrmn/dr-jim-petrik 


Joanne Hewson

Associate Professor, Clinical Studies – OVC | Associate Dean, Students & Academic

Research interests: Bovine and equine respiratory disorders, equine neonatology, camelid medicine, communication skills in veterinary medicine, clinical teaching of veterinary medicine and performance assessment.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/clinical-studies/faculty/Joanne-Hewson 


John Srbely

Associate Professor, Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

Research interests: Clinical biomechanics and neurophysiology; chronic pain and joint function associated with aging and osteoarthritis, myofascial pain and fibromyalgia; the pathophysiologic mechanisms of myofascial trigger points; treatment of pain and joint/muscle dysfunction in chronic musculoskeletal disease.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/hhns/people/dr-john-srbely


Jonathan LaMarre

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Research interests: The biology of small RNAs and their associated pathways in reproduction, neurobiology and cancer in mulitple species. RNAs as biomarkers of fertility and development. 

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/people/faculty/Jonathan-LaMarre 


Joshua August (Gus) Skorburg

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy | CARE-AI affiliate

Research interests: Bioethics, AI ethics, neuroethics, business ethics; virtue theory, philosophy of cognitive science, experimental philosophy; mHealth, digital phenotyping, computational psychiatry, computational social science.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/people/joshua-august-gus-skorburg


Julang Li

Professor, Department of Animal Biosciences – OAC

Research interests: Fertility and ovarian function, bioactive peptide production, antibiotic alternatives; physiology and mechanisms of ovarian follicular development.

Faculty profile: http://animalbiosciences.uoguelph.ca/abscpeople/jli


Karen Houle

Professor, Department of Philosophy

Research interests: Plant ontology and plant ethics, “Post-Humanist” ethics, animal welfare, implications for practical lives of animals (human and non-human), the demarcation of human from non-human animals, the concept of “the animal” as a political or moral being.

Dr. Houle was one of the original three U of G faculty (with David Waltner-Toews, OVC, and Bruce Hunter, OVC) of the pan-Canadian research team called “COPEH-CAN” that takes ecosystem approaches to health. She worked with this research team for over a decade, making some crucial historical links to U of G and networks, including James Kay.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/philosophy/people/karen-houle 


Kari Dunfield

Professor, School of Environmental Sciences | Canada Research Chair in Environmental Microbiology of Agro-ecosystems | Co-Executive Director, Soils@Guelph

Research interests: The relationship between genetic diversity of soil microbial communities and soil ecosystem functioning; the impact of agricultural and environmental practices on soil microbial communities and microbially mediated soil processes; environmental microbiology, soil microbiology, bioremediation, applied soil ecology, molecular microbial ecology.

Faculty profile: https://ses.uoguelph.ca/people/kari-dunfield


Karine Gagné

Assistant professor, Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Climate change, ethics of care, human-animal relations, environment and infrastructure, citizenship, environmental knowledge.

Faculty profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/karine-gagné


Karl Cottenie

Associate Professor and Graduate Co-ordinator, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: Community ecology, metacommunity dynamics, molecular identification, data analysis in R, instruction, graduate training, Spatio-temporal analysis, computational ecology.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/cottenie


Kate Parizeau

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

Research interests: Using waste management to understand social organization and human exchanges with the environment; informality, urban inequality, feminist geography and social difference; waste management systems and planning; scholarship of teaching and learning.

Faculty profile: https://geg.uoguelph.ca/faculty/parizeau-kate 


Katie Clow

Assistant Professor, Population Medicine, OVC | Graduate Program Coordinator, One Health

Research interests: Vector-borne zoonoses, disease ecology, surveillance, knowledge translation, EcoHealth, One Health, the blacklegged tick and Lyme disease.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Katie-Clow 


Keith Warriner

Professor, Department of Food Science – OAC

Research interests: The significance of the dormant state in pathogens and how this contributes to temporal antibiotic resistance along with survival in the environment. Other research focuses on developing interventions to inactivate pathogens associated with fresh produce and meat. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/people/keith-warriner 


Kerry Lissemore

Associate Professor, Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Health management strategies to increase longevity in dairy cattle, pain redution strategies for dehorning dairy calves, associations among measures of health, production and nutrition in dairy herds.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Kerry-Lissemore 


Kieran O’Doherty

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Research interests: Qualitative and theoretical methods applied to social issues; social aspects of health and ethical implications of science and technology;  public deliberation as a method for involving broader publics in research; developing qualitative methods in psychology.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/psychology/users/kieran-odoherty 


Kris Inwood

Professor, Department of Economics and Finance | Professor, Department of History

Research interests: Economic history & economic development. Applications: long-term change, origins of health inequality and physical well-being, aboriginal demography, industrialization.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/kris-inwood


Laura Favetta

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences – OVC

Research interests: Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) and toxicants on gene expression and molecular mechanisms regulating early embryonic development; effect of CNV of genes on the Y-chromosome in relation to disease and fertility; reproductive toxicology in the bovine model with large translational potential on humans and other mammals

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/people/faculty/Laura-Favetta 


Laura Van Eerd

Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC | Research Program Director, Ontario Agri-Food Innovation Alliance | Co-Executive Director, Soils at Guelph

Research interests: Sustainable soil management, agriculture, cover crops, nitrogen biogeochemical cycling, soil health.

Faculty profile: https://ses.uoguelph.ca/people/laura-l-van-eerd


Lawrence Goodridge

Director, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety (CRIFS) | Graduate Coordinator, Food Safety & Quality Assurance Program

Research interests: Use of genomics and bacteriophages to control the growth of foodborne pathogens, and to develop rapid tests to detect foodborne and waterborne pathogens with an emphasis on Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp, and Listeria monocytogenes, foodborne viruses, and foodborne toxins. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/people/lawrence-goodridge 


Leah Levac

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Research interests: intersectionality and citizen participation, northern wellbeing, youth engagement, local politics, community engaged scholarship

Faculty Profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/leah-levac

Leanne Son Hing

Professor, Department of Psychology

Research interests: Social justice issues, understanding explicit and implicit prejudice, inequalities in the workplace; the inequalities that exist between individuals and groups in terms of status, power, and outcomes (e.g., income) in the workplace; understanding prejudice and social justice issues.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/psychology/users/leanne-son-hing 


Lianne Foti

Assistant Professor, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management

Research interests: Consumer behaviour, ethical decision making, international marketing, social marketing.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/lianne-foti 


Loong-Tak Lim

Professor, Department of Food Science -OAC

Research interests: Food packaging, electrospinning/electrospraying, encapsulation, biopolymer film/coating, and coffee technology, injection molding, package prototyping.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/people/loong-tak-lim 


Lisa Duizer

Department Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Food Science

Research interests: Descriptive analysis of whole grain products, perceptions of tastes and textures, sensory evaluation and aging.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/foodscience/people/lisa-duizer


Madhur Anand

Professor, School of Environmental Science

Research interests: Global ecological change, sustainability science, forest ecology, ecological modelling, biodiversity, creative writing.

Faculty profile: https://ses.uoguelph.ca/people/madhur-anand


Marc Coppolino

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research interests: Cell adhesion and migration in disease progression; tumour cell invasion and metastasis; biochemical signalling in health and disease.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/mcb/people/dr-marc-coppolino 


Marc Habash

Associate Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC

Research interests: Water quality, microbial source tracking, waterborne pathogens, microbial biofilms, ecosystem science and biodiversity, plant and environmental health.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ses/people/marc-habash 


Marcel Schlaf

Professor, Department of Chemistry

Research interests: Chemical synthesis, catalysis, biomass conversion, sustainable chemistry & metallurgy, synergistic co-processing & recycling.

Profile: http://www.chemistry.uoguelph.ca/schlaf/players.html 


Mark Lipton

Professor, Department of English and Theatre Studies

Research interests: Digital knowledge production, culture, communication, social issues, media, technology, education, health and wellness.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/sets/people/mark-lipton 


Marta McCarthy

Associate Professor, Department of Fine art and Music

Research interests: Choral music and social justice, Canadian choral mosaic, gesture as a unique representation of musical thought, choral rehearsing as “giving voice”, music and health.

Faculty Profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/sofam/people/marta-mccarthy 


Mary Ruth McDonald

Professor, Plant Agriculture – OAC

Research interests: Biology and management of  crops, plant nutrition, biological control of plant pathogens, disease forecasting and management, management of nematodes on vegetable crops, Fusarium, and management of onion maggot, carrot rust fly and carrot weevil.

Faculty profiles: https://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/mrmcdona 


Matthew Vickaryous

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences – OVC

Research interests: Using geckos and other organisms to study mechanisms of wound healing, regeneration, and development, scar-free cutaneous wound healing, neurogenesis, spinal cord regeneration, and cardiac repair.  

Faculty profiles: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/people/faculty/Matthew-K-Vickaryous


Maya Goldenberg

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy

Research interests: Philosophy of medicine, philosophy of science, bioethics, women’s health, understanding when knowledge claims are justified in health care, evidence-based medicine, the decision making framework that relies on clinical trial evidence, vaccine hesitancy.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/philosophy/people/maya-j-goldenberg


Meghan C. McMurtry

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Research interests: Parental behavior when their children are in pain, advocacy and policy in the treatment of pediatric procedural pain, measurement of child fear in the context of pain. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph .ca/psychology/users/c-meghan-mcmurtry


Michèle Preyde

Professor, Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition

Research interests: Practitioner-researcher collaboration, biopsychosocial health and mental health, children and youth accessing intensive mental health services, the psychosocial impacts of illness for vulnerable populations.

Faculty profile: https://family.uoguelph.ca/people/michèle-preyde 


Minglun Gong

Director, School of Computer Science

Research interests: Visual computing; computer graphics, computer vision, visualization, image processing, and pattern recognition.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/people/minglun-gong


Ming Z. Fan

Professor, Department of Animal Biosciences – OAC

Research interests:  Understanding how nutrients affect physiological functions, wellbeing and health, using biotechnologies and genomics tools to understand how the environment is impacted by animal production, gastrointestinal physiology, nutrition and metabolism in pigs.

Faculty profile: http://animalbiosciences.uoguelph.ca/abscpeople/mfan 


Naresh Thevathasan

Associate Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC

Research interests: Environmental sustainability/resilience, agroforestry, soil health, water quality, carbon sequestration, tree-based intercropping systems.

Faculty profile: https://ses.uoguelph.ca/people/naresh-thevathasan


Nicole Ricker

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathobiology – OVC

Research interests: Application of big data analysis techniques to disease informatics, microbial sequencing data in precision agriculture applications, genomics and metagenomics, antimicrobial resistance, the role of microbiome in disease progression/immune development, One Health approaches to AMR and antibiotic alternatives.  

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Nicole-Ricker 


Niel Karrow

Professor, Department of Animal Biosciences

Research interests: Identifying genetic markers associated with ruminant inflammatory diseases (mastitis and Johne’s disease); The effects of maternal stress on genetic programming of the fetal neuroendocrine-immune system and nutritional intervention; promoting healthy neonatal gut development through the use of probiotics; Immunotoxicity of bacterial and fungal toxin mixtures.

Faculty profile: http://animalbiosciences.uoguelph.ca/abscpeople/nkarrow


Noella Gray

Associate Professor | Graduate Coordinator | Department of Geography, Environment & Geomatics (participating OHCS department)

Research interests: Political ecology, marine resource management and conservation, common property and co-management, Central America and the Caribbean, ecotourism, common property, and science and technology studies, how science is incorporated into environmental policy, the politics of scale in marine conservation, and how resource management policies are negotiated under co-management arrangements.

Faculty profile: https://geg.uoguelph.ca/faculty/gray-noella


Norm O’Reilly

Professor, Department of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management | Director, International Institute for Sport Business and Leadership

Research interests: Analytics, marketing, sponsorship, social media, sport finance, social marketing, tourism management, and management education.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/norm-oreilly 


Paul Sibley

Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC

Research interests: Aquatic and sediment toxicology, ecological risk assessment, benthic invertebrate and zooplankton community ecology, aquatic-terrestrial interactions, disturbance ecology.

Faculty profile: https://ses.uoguelph.ca/people/paul-sibley


Philip A. Loring

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics | Arrell Chair in Food, Policy and Society

Research interests: Food systems and security, community ecology, natural resource conflict, human ecology, and well-being.

Faculty profile: https://geg.uoguelph.ca/faculty/loring-philip 


Ray Lu

Associate Professor | Graduate Studies Coordinator | Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (participating OHCS department)

Research interests: Unfolded Protein Response and human diseases: cellular proteins involved in animal stress responses, the role of the Unfolded Protein Response in animal development, cell differentiation, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, cancer and viral infection; Molecular mechanisms of aging, using planarians as aging models; gene-knockout mice; virus-cell interaction.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/mcb/people/dr-ray-lu


Richard G. Zytner

Professor, School of Engineering

Research interests: Soil remediation technology -emphasis on SVE and bioventing, contaminant transport parameters, treatment of vegetable and fruit wash-water and residues.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/content/faculty/richard-g-zytner 


Rosario Gómez

Associate Professor, School of Languages and Literatures

Research interests: Spanish / English linguistics, sociolinguistics, English / Spanish phonology, phonetics, romance philology, translation studies, Spanish and English as a second language.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/people/rosario-g%C3%B3mez


Rozita Dara

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science

Research interests:  Artificial intelligence, decision support systems, data standardization and integration analysis, information privacy, and data governance.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/computing/people/rozita-dara 


Ruben Burga

Assistant Professor, Department of Management

Research interests: Organizational leadership and management issues in social entrepreneurship/enterprises; knowledge transfer, stakeholder theory, sustainability and accountability principles and their effect on firm performance.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/ruben-burga 


Ryan Briggs

One Health Collaborative Specialization Faculty | Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

Research interests: The political economy of poverty alleviation, international development, foreign aid, poverty, African politics.

Faculty profile: https://polisci.uoguelph.ca/people/ryan-briggs


Ryan Gregory

Professor and Department Chair, Department of Integrative Biology

Research interests: Genome evolution, DNA quantification methodology, biological diversity, multi-level selection theory, integrative genomics.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/gregory 


Ryan Norris

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology | Weston Family Senior Scientist, Nature Conservancy of Canada

Research interests: Conservation, threatened species, habitat loss, protected areas, migration, birds, butterflies, salamanders.

Website: www.norrislab.ca


Sally Humphries

Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Improving the livelihoods of Honduran hillside farmers through participatory research; farmer experimentation and and learning; Promoting local agriculture, livelihoods, and gender equality in Honduras.

Faculty profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/sally-humphries


Sarah Wootton

Associate Professor, Department of Pathobiology – OVC

Research interests: Gene therapy, vectored immunoprophylaxis (VIP), oncolytic virotherapy, viral vectored vaccines, viral pathogenesis.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Sarah-Wootton 


Satsuki Kawano

One Health Collaborative Specialization Faculty | Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Disability, well-being, mind-body integration, identity and personhood, ritual and performance, space and place, cross-cultural perspectives on human development, aging, and life course, and accommodations for students with learning and developmental disabilities in Japanese schools.

Faculty profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/satsuki-kawano 


Saxena Praveen

Professor, Department of Plant Agriculture – OAC | Director, Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation

Research institute:  Regulatory signals that modulate plant development and stress mitigation; development of in vitro technologies for propagation and conservation of plant genetic resources for the Canadian agricultural and horticultural industries.

Faculty profile: https://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/psaxena 


Scott Krayenhoff

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences – OAC

Research interests: Urban heat islands, cooling hot cities / climate change adaptation, regional climate modelling and dynamics, downscaling, local climate effects of urban trees, pedestrian thermal comfort, urban meteorological model development, urban thermal anisotropy, climate impacts of photovoltaic arrays, canopy micrometeorology.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ses/people/scott-krayenhoff 


Scott McEwen

Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Epidemiology of foodborne and waterborne infections in animal and human populations; antibiotic resistant organisms, E. coli O157:H7, Salmonella, Campylobacter.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Scott-McEwen


Scott Weese

Professor, Department of Pathobiology – OVC

Research interests: Bacterial infections in animals and humans, methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections, Clostridium difficile, antimicrobial resistance, emerging infectious diseases, infection control.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Scott-Weese 


Shane Bateman

Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Studies – OVC

Research interests: Community engaged service learning projects, vetrinary palliative care, human-animal bond, coagulation abnormalities, lung injury, pain management and assessment.

Faculty interests: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/clinical-studies/faculty/Shane-Bateman 


Shayan Sharif

Professor, Department of Pathobiology – OVC

Research interests: Immune response to Marek’s disease virus in chickens, immunology of avian influenza virus infection in chickens, interactions between commensal bacteria in the intestine and the chicken immune system.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/pathobiology/people/faculty/Shayan-Sharif


Silvia Sarapura

Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development

Research interests: Gender planning in agri-food systems, gender transformative change, farmer led research, indigenous food systems, integrated seed systems, international research for development, gender and intersectionality in agri-food systems.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/sedrd/people/silvia-sarapura


Simon Somogyi

Associate Professor, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management | Arrell Chair in the Business of Food

Research interests: Agri-food value chain analysis & management, food consumer behaviour.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/simon-somogyi


Sofie Lachapelle

Chair, Department of History

Research interests:  The intersections between the normalisation of voice sounds and understandings of national identity; the history of science as it relates to culture, entertainment, and religion in Modern France.

Faculty profile: https://graduatestudies.uoguelph.ca/people/sofie-lachapelle


Spencer Henson

Professor, Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics – OAC

Research interests: Economics of food safety and quality and the economics of agricultural development; linking smallholders to higher-value markets; small scale agribusiness in Sub-Saharan Africa; SPS-related technical assistance. 

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/fare/bios/f_henson.html 


Stephen LeBlanc

Professor, Population Medicine – OVC | Research Program Director, Animal Production Systems

Research interests: Promotion of health, fertility, and productivity in dairy cattle, antimicrobial stewardship in dairy farming and veterinary practice, evidence-based veterinary medicine, and applied epidemiology.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Stephen-LeBlanc 


Stuart McCook

Professor, Department of History

Research interests: History of science, environmental history, Latin America, world history, international development, comparative history, coffee crop diseases, global history, and the history of tropical agriculture.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/history/people/stuart-mccook


Sunghwan Yi

Associate Professor, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies

Research interests: Automatic determinants of addictive, impulsive and compulsive consumer behaviour, factors conducive to successful self-regulation and barriers in the context of impulsive consumption, assessment of consumption and post consumption, and antecedents.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/sunghwan-yi 


Susan Nance

Professor, Department of History

Research interests: Animal history, environmental history, live performance and communication, entertainment and information industries, America in the world, North American West.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/history/people/susan-nance


Tara Abraham

Associate Professor, Department of History

Research interests: History of American medicine, history of psychiatry and the human sciences; professionalization, disciplinary identity, medical pedagogy.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/history/people/tara-abraham


Terry van Raay

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research interests: signalling processes involved in disease and development, the Wnt signalling pathway, negative feedback regulators of Wnt signalling; Nkd1 and Axin2.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/mcb/people/dr-terry-van-raay


Theresa Bernardo

Professor, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Veterinary epidemiology, medical informatics, health informatics, information technology, public health informatics, educational technology.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/Theresa-Bernardo


Thomas Graham

Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Sciences – OAC | PhytoGro Research Chair in Controlled Environment Systems

Research interests:  All things Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) including – Medicinal crop production, food insecurity in urban and northern/remote communities, water treatment technologies, bioregenerative life-support for human space exploration; resource recovery and recycling in vertical farming systems, CEA crop diversification, plant-environment interactions.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ses/people/thomas-graham 


Thomas Koch

Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences – OVC

Research interests: Stem cell and tissue engineering-based therapies, joint cartilage, joint homeostasis, regenerative medicine, translation of novel therapies to human medicine.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/biomedical-sciences/people/faculty/Thomas-G-Koch 


Thomas McIlwraith

Associate professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Indigenous peoples, western Canada, ethnography, land use, hunting, territoriality, food and resource harvesting practices, contemporary Indigenous land use in the context of mining and logging.

Faculty profile: https://socioanthro.uoguelph.ca/people/thomas-tad-mcilwraith


Tirtha Dhar

Interim Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Marketing and Consumer studies

Research interests: Quantitative marketing and industrial organization, marketing strategy and public policy, food and health marketing, analytical marketing modelling, retailing and channel management, movie marketing, e-Commerce.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/people/tirtha-dhar 


Todd Duffield

Professor and Chair, Department of Population Medicine – OVC

Research interests: Metabolic disease in dairy cows, impact of lonophores in dairy cattle, pain management of dairy cattle, management of disease.

Faculty profile: https://ovc.uoguelph.ca/population-medicine/faculty/todd-duffield 


Todd Gillis

Professor, Department of Integrative Biology | Interim Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies – CBS

Research interests: The cellular mechanisms underpinning cardiac function in vertebrates, evolution of muscle contrition regulation, the molecular mechanisms underlying the remodelling capacity of the fish heart, bitumen exposure consequences on the development and function of the salmonid heart, hagfish performance during prolonged periods of anoxia.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/ib/gillis


Travis Steffens

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Research interests: Using spatial ecology and conservation biogeography to investigate the intersection of human and non-human primate interactions in shared environments and examine factors such as forest fragmentation, and zoonotic/anthroponotic disease transmission. 


Vinay Kanetkar

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Marketing and Consumer Studies

Research interests: Market response models, forecasting, market research, conjoint analysis, marketing channels and pricing, managing and measuring price, responsiveness, marketing and operations, management interface.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/lang/research-topics/econometrics 


Wayne Caldwell

Professor, Department of Environmental Design and Rural Development – OAC

Research interests: The future of rural communities, planning, community development, agricultural land preservation, siting livestock facilities, rural land use, and the environment, measuring farmland loss, immigration in rural communities, food security, and rural resilience.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/sedrd/people/wayne-caldwell 


Wei Zhang

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology | CIFAR Global Scholar

Research interests: Synthesizing probes modulating protein-protein interactions, engineering post-translational modifications to probe and rewire DNA damage signaling for cancer therapeutics, improvement of CRISPR-based gene editing through directed evolution.

Faculty profile: https://www.uoguelph.ca/mcb/people/dr-wei-zhang