Professor, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
I am a Professor in the Depts. of Oncology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics, University of Calgary. I received my BSc and PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Guelph and Queens University respectively and postdoc’d in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Dr. Mario Capecchi. I am an entrepreneurial scientist and Director of Alberta’s Provincial Genome Engineering Centre. My research program revolves around the derivation, expansion, differentiation and genetic manipulation of mouse and human pluripotent stem cells. I teach biotechnology business and professional development in the Cumming School of Medicine and am a Director of the Alberta Council of Technologies.
A rising tide floats all boats. Until recently this has been Canadas attitude towards the fact that there are are more PhD students than there are academic jobs. Some in the sciences have warned that graduate training...