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.
Internationally recognized pioneer in integrated pest management and the application of biological techniques to pest control.
Expert in the field of polychaete taxonomy
Top Canadian molecular biologist studying the genetics of fish populations
One of Canada's foremost soil scientists; made dryland farming more productive, profitable and sustainable
One of the first animal ecologists in the world and a world expert on lemmings
Discovered and named the protein calcitonin, for use in the treatment of bone disease
Lipid-based drug delivery systems
Soil scientist internationally recognized for his work on the effects of livestock grazing on rangeland soils, soil chemistry, and soil organic matter
The father of canola: a plant breeder who transformed rapeseed into an edible oilseed crop success story
One of the world's foremost experts on the molecular understanding of the ways bacteria infect their hosts
World’s foremost authority on orangutans
Wildlife biology and environmental design
Famous for writing Ecology: The Experimental Analysis of Distribution and Abundance (now in its fifth edition), a textbook used worldwide to teach ecology, and for his work on the Fence Effect.
Co-discovered photodynamic anti-cancer and ophthalmology drugs, co-founder of the company QLT Inc.
Famous for studying orca whales and proving the effects of sea lice from salmon farms on wild Pacific salmon numbers.
Geneticist: International authority on genetics of host-parasite relations
Biologist: Invented mathematical ecology
Canada's Greatest Fisheries Biologist: Inventor of the Ricker Curve for describing fish population dynamics
Schindler identified detergent phosphates as a pollutant killing lakes in the 1960s, and pinpointed acid rain as a widespread cause of fish deaths in the 1970s & '80s. Schindler now warns that rapid...
Completing Darwin's work on evolution by unlocking the mysteries of how natural selection drives the origin of new species.
Long term study over forty years of the Serenegeti, creating a detailed picture of one of the world's oldest relatively intact ecosystems.
Geneticist and science communicator: famous as popularizer of science and ecological issues
Pioneering research in phytochemistry, world expert on herbal and medicinal plants.
Discoverer of key role that hyaluronic acid plays in cell migration, and mechanisms that start and stop cancer growth.
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