Established paediatric pathology as a distinct subspecialty
Immunologist; international authority on mucosal immunity.
Pioneered the synthesis of organic molecules
One of Canada’s most distinguished neuroscientists, who studies mechanisms of synaptic transmission
Breakthroughs in fields of computer vision, artificial life and computer graphics
The dean of electrochemistry in Canada
Wildlife biology and environmental design
Long term study over forty years of the Serenegeti, creating a detailed picture of one of the world's oldest relatively intact ecosystems.
Ecologist who changed scientific understanding of natural and man-made ecosystems and their interactions
Lipid-based drug delivery systems
Co-discoverer of insulin
Pioneer and international leader researching acid rain, arctic air pollution, ozone depletion and climate change.
Developed the first and still most widely used blood test for certain types of cancer
Pioneer in human genetics
Researcher into the genetic basis of muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis
Pioneered research into chemical reactions and helped found university research programs in Canada
Researching the theory of elementary particles, condensed matter and cosmology
Founding father of nuclear science in Saskatchewan
World leader in field of catalytic organic chemistry
Neurologist and leader in developing new tools for diagnosis and treatments for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Discovered the telomere clock
Expert in congenital birth defects specializing in dwarfism and other genetic factors affecting children's growth.
Pioneer of Arctic sea-ice research and the first woman to conduct scientific observations on Canadian icebreakers
One of Canada's foremost soil scientists; made dryland farming more productive, profitable and sustainable
Invented the APL computer programming language
Founded the first ultrafast laser laboratory at a Canadian university
entomology, insects, forensics, crime
World renowned photochemist who discovered the reaction causing paper to turn yellow over time and developed ways to make paper more stable
Inventor of the artificial cell
Discovered that stem cells could be harvested from human adult skin and that they could be used to grow nerve cells that could potentially help people with spinal cord injuries or Parkinson's disease.
Studies in photochemistry and the photodegradation of pollutants
Pioneered surgical technique of cardiomyoplasty for failing hearts
Internationally recognized expert in computational fluid dynamics,
Canada's first female head of a university engineering department
Led physics research at the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories during its most constructive years.
Contributed to mineral and petroleum geology, encouraged women to pursue career in science
Developed methods of simulating atoms in molecular systems to help understand the structural and dynamic behavior of complex materials
Authority on plant hybridization, especially of lilies.
A pioneer in the field of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance who is now applying his expertise to the study of biological membranes.
Electrical Engineer: Pioneered work in optical fibre communications
Brought pharmacology and genetics together into a subspecialty called pharmacogenetics
Discovered genetic variants of plasma cholinesterase
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