Immunologist; international authority on mucosal immunity.
Established paediatric pathology as a distinct subspecialty
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
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.
The dean of electrochemistry in Canada
Ecologist who changed scientific understanding of natural and man-made ecosystems and their interactions
Lipid-based drug delivery systems
Pioneer and international leader researching acid rain, arctic air pollution, ozone depletion and climate change.
Co-discoverer of insulin
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
World leader in field of catalytic organic chemistry
Researching the theory of elementary particles, condensed matter and cosmology
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.
Founding father of nuclear science in Saskatchewan
One of Canada's foremost soil scientists; made dryland farming more productive, profitable and sustainable
Pioneer of Arctic sea-ice research and the first woman to conduct scientific observations on Canadian icebreakers
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
Studies in photochemistry and the photodegradation of pollutants
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.
Pioneered surgical technique of cardiomyoplasty for failing hearts
Led physics research at the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories during its most constructive years.
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.
Internationally recognized expert in computational fluid dynamics,
Canada's first female head of a university engineering department
A pioneer in the field of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance who is now applying his expertise to the study of biological membranes.
Contributed to mineral and petroleum geology, encouraged women to pursue career in science
Brought pharmacology and genetics together into a subspecialty called pharmacogenetics
Discovered genetic variants of plasma cholinesterase
One of the world's leading food scientists studying the structure of fats and oils
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