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Department of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences 186 
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
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DNA / RNA / Gene expression

Dr. Gordon Chua - Functional genomics in fission yeast. Deciphering biological networks of gene regulation and genetic interactions. Dr. Douglas Muench - Molecular/cell biology of mRNA localization and the cytoskeleton; metabolic engineering.
Dr. Peter Dunfield - Ecology and genomics of extremophilic bacteria; Environmental microbiology of the methane cycle. 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. 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. Sean Rogers - My lab consists of a group of evolutionary biologists with a diverse set of interests in molecular ecology and evolution including: [1] ecological genomics and the genetics of adaptation, [2] the genetics of reproductive isolation and speciation, [3] the molecular ecology of invasive species, and [4] conservation genetics
Dr. Dave Hansen - Genetic analysis of stem cell self renewal; Negative regulation of Notch signaling. Dr. Gerrit Voordouw - Molecular biology and genomics of the sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfovibrio vulgaris. Characterization of microbial communities catalysing the oil field sulfur cycle by molecular biology methods.
Dr. Joe Harrison - Microbial population biology, biofilm microbiology, bacterial genetics and genomics, cyclic-di-GMP signalling, antibiotic and metal resistance, chronic infectious diseases Dr. Sui-Lam Wong - Gene expression, protein engineering and protein secretion in Bacillus subtilis.
Dr. Michael Hynes - Molecular biology of plant-microbe interactions; regulation of genes involved in Rhizobium symbiosis, Rhizobium plasmids, chemotaxis, microbial ecology. Dr. Steve Zimmerly - Transposition of group II introns in bacteria and evolution of group II introns.