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ALTOSAAR, Illimar »


Illimar Altosaar

Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Office: 6135625800 x 6371
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New breeding techniques to fight global warming through climate-smart crops. Climate change, Greenhouse Gases, GHG, Global warming, carbon dioxide, CO2, Nitrous oxide, N2O, bioremediation, biotechnology, soil metagenome, soil microbiome, biodiversity, gene amplification, soil biocatalysts, Atmospheric phytoremediation, Pseudomonas nautica, Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus, nosZ gene operon, Nitrous Oxide reductase enzyme, fertilizer, Nitrogen cycle, nitrate run-off,

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BELL, John »


John Bell

Senior Scientist
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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My lab is defining at the molecular level, the differences between normal and tumour tissues. Our plan is to develop novel cancer therapeutics that target tumour tissue but do not harm normal tissue. We are developing viruses that can infect and kill tumour cells but do not infect normal cells. These viruses are called Oncolytic Viruses

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BLAIS, Alexandre »


Alexandre Blais

Associate professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Our research group studies how the control of gene expression determines cell identity. In particular, we aim at understanding how certain proteins regulate gene transcription in skeletal muscle stem cells during regeneration. To this end, we use an approach called functional genomics, where we study at the scale of the entire genome how proteins interact among each other and with DNA to control gene expression.

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BROWN, Earl »


Earl Brown

Emeritus professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Office: 613 562 5800 x8299
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Virology and microbiology are my specialties. My main activities are on viral genetics and evolution mainly directed at understanding how viruses cause disease (pathogenesis) or become adapted to new hosts. The mechanism used by influenza virus to control the antiviral interferon response. Experience with several viruses, hepatitis C, reovirus, mumps virus, Torque Tino virus (TTV).

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DE LISIO, Michael »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
School of Human Kinetics

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Work in my lab focuses on the effects of exercise and nutrition on blood and muscle forming stem cells.

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GRAY, Douglas »


Douglas Gray

Senior Scientist
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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My laboratory studies the molecular biology of aging and diseases associated with aging (neurodegenerative diseases and cancer). Our primary focus is on the role of declining protein degradation efficiency in aging. Our research makes extensive use of transgenic mouse models, cell culture systems, and live cell imaging.

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ISMAIL, Nafissa »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of Psychology

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Critical periods of development are marked by important physiological and neural changes. These changes shape behavior and set the stage for the vulnerability of diseases in adulthood. Exposure to stressors during these critical periods can have profound long-lasting effects on brain function and can increase the risk of psychopathology later in life. While it is possible to reduce exposure to certain environmental stressors, other stressors, such as sickness, are almost unavoidable. My research interests are to investigate the neurochemical mechanisms through which immune challenge and hormones during the prenatal and pubertal periods alter behavior. The behavioral outcomes that I am examining are social behaviors, depression and cognition. I use small rodents, such as laboratory mice and rats, to gain mechanistic insight into these questions.

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LANGLOIS, Marc-André »


Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology and Intrinsic Immunity
Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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HIV, Retroviruses and Immunity

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LEE, Seung-Hwan »


Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

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Although there are many immune system responses against viral infections, Natural Killer (NK) cells are unique because of their rapid anti-viral responses to infections in comparison to other immune cells. My research is focusing on identifying and defining the involvement of natural killer (NK) cells during chronic viral infections. We are integrating multiple disciplines to investigate what NK cells can do during chronic viral infection and to find new insights for treatment.

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RUDNICKI, Michael »


Senior Scientist & Director
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Medicine

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We are interested in how genes regulate the function of stem cells. In particular, we work to identify the regulatory networks that regulate stem cell growth and regulate cellular differentiation.

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SHEHATA, Marlene Fouad »


Prof., Pharmacist and PhD candidate in Genetics of Cardiovascular Diseases
Part-time professor
Faculty of Health Sciences
Medicine

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My main field of research is targeting the salt-sensitive high blood pressure. This particular kind of high blood pressure has been connected with a genetic component that is inherited from parents to offspring and that is usually exacerbated by high salt-intake. As a Geneticist Candidate and a Pharmacist, I am investigating the genes that might be involved in transmitting that genetic form of high blood pressure.

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TESSON, Frédérique »


Director, Laboratory of Genetics of Cardiac Diseases
Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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Office: 613-798-5555 (16341)
Office: 613-798-5555 (14559)
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Determination of genes involved in the development of heart failure. Determination of genes involved in obesity and diabetes.

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TRINKLE-MULCAHY, Laura »


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Assistant professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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The typical mammalian cell expresses thousands of proteins, over a third of which are regulated by the reversible addition of a phosphate group. My laboratory studies the targeting and regulation of PP1, one of the key enzymes in the cell that removes these phosphate groups. By studying this phosphatase in living cells using cutting edge fluorescence microscopy techniques and novel methods for identifying protein complexes, we can define its roles in diverse intracellular signalling pathways and how it may be disrupted in disease states such as cancer and diabetes.

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VANDERHYDEN, Barbara »


Barbara VANDERHYDEN

Corinne Boyer Chair in Ovarian Cancer Research
Full professor
Faculty of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Medicine

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Ovarian cancer, notably the cellular and molecular mechanisms that are important for the initiation and progression of ovarian tumours. Testing of novel therapeutics against ovarian cancer in women and in animal models of ovarian cancer. Transgenic (genetically modified) animals. Science education and outreach: Let's Talk Science program.

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XIA, Xuhua »


Full professor
Faculty of Science
Biology

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Office: 6135625800 x6886
Office: 6135625800 x2527
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I study 1) how genes change, and how the interaction of gene products change, over geological time, 2) how mutation and selection.shape such changes, and 3) how to trace natural history back to time immemorial by identifying the footprints left by mutation and selection on DNA.

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