World authority on the genetics of Alzheimer disease
First Canadian woman astrophysicist
Expert on rogue waves and ocean tides
Co-discovered a new class of infinite dimensional Lie Algebras, which are now called Kac-Moody algebras
Expert on superconductivity
Researched globular star clusters and popularized astronomy
First woman to earn Doctorate in Mathematics from Canadian university.
Expert on ecology of ancient lakes, and river and lake pollution
Mathematician; internationally recognized for his outstanding advances in unifying the mathematical fields of algebra and analysis
Quantum physics mathematician: constructed a number of quantum field theories
One of the first animal ecologists in the world and a world expert on lemmings
Researched BCG vaccine for tuberculosis, and infant leukemia
Pioneered the idea of using fish eggs to study the effects of cancer causing substances on cell growth.
Biochemist; Discovered that the heart produces a hormone, the Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF)
Famous Doctor Obstetrician
Developed a simplified method for detecting cervix cancer
Internationally famous environmentalist and meteorologist
Internationally recognized for her software for calculating atomic structure, and for research in atomic structure theory.
One of the world’s foremost authorities on bats
Internationally renowned mathematician who, with his brother Peter, calculated the value of pi to a new world record.
Designed Cobalt 60 units for treatment of cancer
Acclaimed as the "Father of GIS," Tomlinson invented Geographic Information Systems as a way to analyze geographic data.
A world leader in developmental biology
Studies regeneration of neurons in the brain and spinal chord
Invented mathematical bioeconomics
Famous for studying orca whales and proving the effects of sea lice from salmon farms on wild Pacific salmon numbers.
One of Canada's most prominent theoretical chemists, specializing in molecular structure and reactivity.
Elucidation of the physics of spin ices; theory of geometrically-frustrated magnetic materials and the spin ice ground state in pyrochlore magnets.
Developed mathematical theories of group representations and number theory
Mapped out the functional areas of the cerebral cortex
Contributed to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems
Discovered sex chromatin
Medical physicist; Member of the team that developed the first Cobalt 60 units for cancer treatment
Pioneer in Psychosocial Oncology
Contributed major ideas about the philosophy of biology and Darwinism
Discoverer of Tutte’s Theorem
First President of the Canadian Space Agency
Contributed to the advancement of science in Canada
Applied the theory of Kolmogorov complexity
Father of modern geochemistry and global change
World's premier HIV/AIDS researcher
Developed the gate-control theory of pain
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