entomology, insects, forensics, crime
Past Chair, Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies and key scientist in the current discussion on the ethical and social policy implications of genetic knowledge.
Pioneered the idea of using fish eggs to study the effects of cancer causing substances on cell growth.
Expert in the field of polychaete taxonomy
Neurobiologist who has used the common fruit fly as a model to study aging and human neurodegenerative diseases such as Lou Gehrig's disease and Alzheimer's.
An expert in understanding the weird and wonderful world of marine creatures that live deep under the Arctic ice.
Pioneered work in heredity
Ethnobotanist and Infectious Disease Microbiologist: Dr. Elvin-Lewis is an expert on evaluating traditional medicines and their use.
Pioneered a key laboratory technique that led to the creation of the Salk polio vaccine.
World’s foremost authority on orangutans
A world expert on nerve cells
Co-discovered photodynamic anti-cancer and ophthalmology drugs, co-founder of the company QLT Inc.
Biochemist: Developed the Michaelis-Menten equation for enzyme kinetics
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.
Plant Pathologist: Expert in wheat stem rust
Biologist: Invented mathematical ecology
Authority on plant hybridization, especially of lilies.
A world leader in developmental biology
Molecular biologist; conducted pioneering research on the role genes play in the development of the mammalian embryo.
Discoverer of key role that hyaluronic acid plays in cell migration, and mechanisms that start and stop cancer growth.
World-famous Down syndrome researcher
Developed dermatoglyphics, the study of skin patterns on the hands and feet.
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