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Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences

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The Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences provides facilities for students intending to proceed to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry.

Enquiries: 905 525-9140 Ext. 22064
E-mail: bbsgrad@mcmaster.ca
Fax: 905 522-9033
Website: http://www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/biochem

Faculty/Fall 2014


Mickie Bhatia, B.Sc. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Guelph) / Canada Research Chair
Eric D. Brown, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Guelph) / Chair / Canada Research Chair
Lori Burrows, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Guelph) / Associate Chair, Research
Radhey S. Gupta, B.Sc. (Agra), M.Sc. (New Delhi), Ph.D. (Bombay)
John A. Hassell, B.Sc. (New York), Ph.D. (Connecticut)
Paul G. Higgs, B.A., Ph.D. (Cambridge) / Joint appointment with Physics and Astronomy / Senior Canada Research Chair
Yingfu Li, B.Sc. (Anhui), M.Sc. (Beijing Agriculture), Ph.D. (Simon Fraser) / Joint appointment with Chemistry / Canada Research Chair
Michael Surette, B.Sc. (Newfoundland), Ph.D. (Western) / Joint appointment with Medicine
Ray Truant, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Gerard D. Wright, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Waterloo) / Senior Canada Research Chair
Daniel S-C. Yang, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Alberta), Ph.D. (Pittsburgh)

Associate Professors

Paul J. Berti, B.Sc. (Waterloo), M.Sc. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (McGill) / Joint appointment with Chemistry
Russell Bishop, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Alberta)
Brian Coombes, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster) / Canada Research Chair / Associate Chair, Graduate Education
Bradley W. Doble, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Manitoba) / Canada Research Chair
Cecile Fradin, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France), Ph.D. (Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France) / Joint appointment with Physics & Astronomy / Canada Research Chair
Alba Guarné, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Barcelona)
Michelle MacDonald, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster)/ Associate Chair, Undergraduate Education
Giuseppe Melacini, B.Sc., (Milan), Ph.D. (California, San Diego) / Joint appointment with Chemistry
Joaquin Ortega, B.Sc. (Zaragoza), Ph.D. (Autónoma de Madrid)
Deborah Sloboda, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Greg Steinberg, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Guelph)
Bernardo L. Trigatti, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster)
Geoff Werstuck, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster) / Joint appointment with Medicine

Assistant Professors

Jonathan Draper, Ph.D. (Sheffield) / Joint appointment with Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Kristin Hope, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Nathan Magarvey, B.Sc. (Dalhousie), Ph.D. (Minnesota)
Jonathan Schertzer, Ph.D. (Melbourne)
Karun Singh, Ph.D. (Toronto)
Eva Szabo, B.Sc. (York), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Felicia Vulcu, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster)

Associate Members

Kjetil Ask, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Bourgogne, France) / Medicine
Stephanie A. Atkinson, B.A. (Western), Ph.D. (Toronto) / Pediatrics
Jonathan L. Bramson, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McGill) / Pathology and Molecular Medicine
John D. Brennan, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto) / Canada Research Chair / Chemistry
Marie Elliot, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Alberta) / Biology
Tim Gilberger, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Hamburg, Germany) / Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Thomas Hawke, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Guelph) / Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Stephen Hill, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Western) / Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Alison Holloway, Ph.D. (Guelph) / Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mark Larche, Ph.D. (London) / Medicine
Brian F. Leber, B.Sc., M.D., C.M. (McGill) / Medicine
Karen L. Mossman, B.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Alberta) / Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Ishac Nazi, B.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (McMaster) / Pathology and Molecular Medicine / Part-time
Hendrik Poinar, Ph.D. (Munich) / Anthropology
Sandeep Raha, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Sheila K. Singh, B.Sc. (McGill), M.D. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Toronto)/ Surgery
Jeffrey Weitz, B.Sc., M.D. (Ottawa) / Medicine

Part-Time Members

David W. Andrews, B.Sc. (Ottawa), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Murray S. Junop, B.Sc. (Ryerson), Ph.D. (Western)
Justin R. Nodwell, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Professor Emeritus

Richard M. Epand, A.B. (Johns Hopkins), Ph.D. (Columbia)
Boris Zhorov, Ph.D. (Russian Academy of Science)

Research in Biochemistry

Our research encompasses all the major areas of modern biomedical research. Particular strengths include the molecular genetics of stem cells (including human and mouse embryonic stem cells), eukaryotic cell biology, antimicrobial research and structural biology. We have an exceptionally sophisticated equipment base in Canada which includes the first and only high throughput screening laboratory in Canada (http://hts.mcmaster.ca/Home.html), the Biophotonic imaging facility (http://www.macbiophotonics.ca) and the Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy (http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/biochem/faculty/Ortega/ccem.html). These centralized facilities provide unique avenues for addressing important biomedical questions. Our faculty are supported by more than $16 million in peer-reviewed research grants.

A detailed description of the research and recent publications of each faculty member is available on our website (http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/biochem/).


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