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