Wildlife biology and environmental design
Pioneered the synthesis of organic molecules
Developed the gate-control theory of pain
Co-discoverer of insulin
Neurologist and leader in developing new tools for diagnosis and treatments for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
World leader in field of catalytic organic chemistry
Established paediatric pathology as a distinct subspecialty
One of Canada’s most distinguished neuroscientists, who studies mechanisms of synaptic transmission
World's premier HIV/AIDS researcher
Expert in congenital birth defects specializing in dwarfism and other genetic factors affecting children's growth.
Pioneer in human genetics
Researcher into the genetic basis of muscular dystrophy and cystic fibrosis
One of Canada's foremost soil scientists; made dryland farming more productive, profitable and sustainable
Pioneered research into chemical reactions and helped found university research programs in Canada
Immunologist; international authority on mucosal immunity.
Lipid-based drug delivery systems
The dean of electrochemistry in Canada
Discovered the telomere clock
Invented the APL computer programming language
Pioneer in Psychosocial Oncology
Pioneer and international leader researching acid rain, arctic air pollution, ozone depletion and climate change.
Researching the theory of elementary particles, condensed matter and cosmology
entomology, insects, forensics, crime
Studies in photochemistry and the photodegradation of pollutants
Breakthroughs in fields of computer vision, artificial life and computer graphics
Founded the first ultrafast laser laboratory at a Canadian university
Pioneered surgical technique of cardiomyoplasty for failing hearts
Inventor of the artificial cell
Electrical Engineer: Pioneered work in optical fibre communications
Pioneer of Arctic sea-ice research and the first woman to conduct scientific observations on Canadian icebreakers
Internationally recognized pioneer in integrated pest management and the application of biological techniques to pest control.
World renowned photochemist who discovered the reaction causing paper to turn yellow over time and developed ways to make paper more stable
A pioneer in the field of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance who is now applying his expertise to the study of biological membranes.
Led physics research at the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratories during its most constructive years.
Leading researcher in the application of Density Functional Theory to molecules, changing a fundamental way in which molecules are described.
A world expert on nerve cells
Unlocked secrets of how the embryos of fish, frogs and chicks form from a simple egg, and how this process changes over evolution.
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.
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.
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