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Department of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences 186 
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
+1 (403) 220-5261
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Biotechnology

Dr. Peter Facchini - Biochemistry, molecular and cell biology of plant secondary metabolism; metabolic engineering in plants. Dr. Peter Dunfield - Ecology and genomics of extremophilic bacteria; Environmental microbiology of the methane cycle
Dr. Lisa Gieg - Anaerobic hydrocarbon metabolism, bioremediation, enhanced energy recovery, molecular biology/ecology of hydrocarbon resource environments, biotechnological applications in petroleum industry Dr. Robert Edwards - Integral membrane protein structure and light driven reactions of tryptophan..
Dr. Michael Hynes - Molecular biology of plant-microbe interactions; regulation of genes involved in Rhizobium symbiosis, Rhizobium plasmids, chemotaxis, microbial ecology. Dr. Lashitew Gedamu -Molecular Biology of Leishmania: Functional studies and stage specific regulation of genes involved in Leishmania survival and pathogenesis. Evaluation of Leishmania Vaccine Candidate Genes.
Dr. Elmar Prenner - Membrane architecture, domains and lipid rafts, biophysical techniques, DNA labelling. Dr. Dae-Kyun Ro - Biochemistry and molecular genetics of plant secondary metabolisms; Plant and microbial metabolic engineering for the production of pharmaceuticals, nutrient-enhanced crops, and renewable energy.
Dr. Raymond J. Turner - Metal resistance in Bacteria. Private molecular chaperones for the Tat-Translocase. Integral membrane protein structure and folding. Fluorescence spectroscopy. Dr. Peter Tieleman - Computer simulations of biological membranes and membrane proteins.
Dr. Sui-Lam Wong - Gene expression, protein engineering and protein secretion in Bacillus subtilis. Dr. Hans Vogel - NMR and spectroscopic studies of antimicrobial peptides, regulatory calcium binding proteins and bacterial iron-uptake proteins.