Endocrinologist who opened up a whole new branch of biology by discovering convertases, enzymes that cleave proteins to create biologically active chemicals such as hormones
Climatologiste: The first Canadian scientist to successfully perform a simulation of the atmosphere’s general circulation using a computer model.
Founding father of nuclear science in Saskatchewan
Developed dermatoglyphics, the study of skin patterns on the hands and feet.
Discovered quantum computing techniques that employ quantum entanglement to advance communications and cryptography into the Age of Entanglement. The invention of quantum cryptography and quantum...
Cloned the Nramp gene and the mdr gene
Plant Pathologist: Expert in wheat stem rust
An internationally respected authority in the field of bioelectromagnetics
Founder of modern structural geology; Canada’s most eminent geologist prior to 1950
Designed the supergun, the GC-45 howitzer; Aerophysicist, artillery designer and ballistics expert
World expert in the molecular regulation of inflammation and immunity
Physicist; among the first to study X-rays
Physicist: first person to attempt to build a fission reactor
One of the original patentees of insulin, and one of first to isolate parathyroid hormone
Co-discoverer of convertases, enzymes that cleave proteins to create biologically active chemicals such as hormones
First radio broadcast and scores of other inventions
Father of the study of human coprolites
Designed and developed electronic filters
Pioneered the hot-water recovery process for extracting oil from tar sands.
Developed Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Spectroscopy
World-famous pioneer and popularizer of research on biological stress in human individuals and groups
Medical biophysicist: Discovered the membrane transport protein P-glycoprotein
Pioneer of arctic geology and one of the first to recognize the oil and gas potential of the arctic
Early pioneer of nuclear physics
One of the foremost authorities in the field of paleontology,
First proposed that asteroids or comets might be linked to mass extinctions of dinosaurs
Pioneered a key laboratory technique that led to the creation of the Salk polio vaccine.
Prof. Livingston has performed research on ferromagnetic, superconducting, and mechanical properties of metals and alloys. He is now primarily occupied with teaching and writing.
Spectroscopist who combines physics and chemistry to help understand the dynamic characteristics of molecules
Pioneer in the scientific study of the Newfoundland fishery
Founded the famous Montreal Botanical Gardens
Oceanographer; Professor; Administrator: Studied turbulence spectra in oceanography
Pioneer of toxicology in Canada
Developed the concept of exhalative ore deposits
Noted for studies on electrical activity in human and animal brains
Determined precise atomic mass by greatly increasing resolution of the mass spectrometer
Improved the resolution of radioautography
Research on computer vision
Discovered inverse Raman effect spectroscopy
Geophysicist who helped establish a new branch of Earth system science linking geophysical processes with orbital dynamics and the long-term evolution of the Earth’s climate
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