Chemistry

Donald Brooks, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Professor, Chemistry

Microgravity research (space station, etc), diagnostic testing device, Centre for Blood Research, biomaterials

Shoukat Dedhar

Professor

Molecular biology, molecular biology as it relates to disease, developing new therapeutics for cancer, how brain cells (neurons) make connections, therapeutics for cancer, molecular genetics and cancer, medical research, cancer, inflammatory diseases, cardiovascular diseases

Michael Fryzuk, PhD

Professor & Head

Energy, fuel cells, hydrogeny economy, nitrogen fixation

Julian Davies, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Microbiology, antibiotic resistance, antibiotics, microbial genomics

Chris Orvig

Professor

Medicinal inorganic chemistry, coordination chemistry of biological and medical relevance, coordination chemistry of the early transition metals, the lanthanides, and the actinides, main group bioinorganic chemistry (particularly group 13), role of metal ions in Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurological dysfunctions, metal complexes as nuclear medicine imaging and therapeutic agents, and as antitumour agents, technetium and rhenium chemistry, radiopharmaceutical chemistry, vanadium compounds as anti-diabetic agents, lanthanide coordination and bioinorganic chemistry

David M. Perrin

Professor

Bioorganic chemistry, combinatorial chemistry, enzyme mimics, antisense therapies

Michael Wolf

Professor

Materials chemistry, polymer light-emitting devices, chemical sensors, conductive polymers

Dominique Weis, PhD

Dominique Weis, PhD

Professor

Canada Research Chair (Geochemistry of the Earth’s Mantle)

Isotopic geochemistry, mass spectrometry, environmental geochemistry, mantle plumes, large igneous provinces, volcanoes, sea research, Kerguelen, Hawaii

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Professor

Crystallography, iron metabolism, protein structure

Mark MacLachlan

Mark MacLachlan

Professor

Canada Research Chair

chemistry, biomaterials, cellulose nanocrystals, inorganic chemistry, materials chemistry, porous materials

Lee A. Groat

Professor

Geology, mineralogy, minerals, crystallography, gems, pegmatite, rare elements, rare earth elements, carbonatites

Pierre Kennepohl, PhD

Associate Professor

Spectroscopy, electronic structure, paramagnetic resonance, X-ray absorption, X-ray emission, sulfur radicals in biology, enzymatic catalysis, transition metal catalysis

Artem Cherkasov, PhD

Associate Professor

Drug design, bioinformatics, molecular modeling, proteomics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, antibiotics

Prof. Christopher Overall, BDS, BSc (Hons), MDS, PhD, FCAHS, FRSC

Prof. Christopher Overall, BDS, BSc (Hons), MDS, PhD, FCAHS, FRSC

Professor

Canada Research Chair on Protease Proteomics and Systems Biology

Proteomics, human proteome project, protease, degradomics, viral protease, SARS-CoV-2 protease activity and drug targets, COVID-19 3CLpro (3CLMain protease), antiviral drugs, interferon, spike, immunodeficiency, molecular corrector drugs, macrophages,

Marco Ciufolini, PhD

Professor & Canada Research Chair

Organic chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, synthetic methodology, natural products

Christian Kastrup, PhD

Assistant Professor

Hemorrhage, coagulation, biomaterials, nanomedicine, platelets, blood, combat casualty care, clots, bleeding

Dr. Jaclyn Stewart

Dr. Jaclyn Stewart

Associate Professor of Teaching

educational psychology, chemistry education, learning strategies, science education, higher education, educational technology, learning assessment, curriculum, university transition, student success, science communication,

Dr. Laurel Schafer

Professor

Catalysis, chemical synthesis, heterocycles, titanium, zirconium, yttrium, tantalum, hydroamination, hydroaminoalkyltion, biodegradable polymers, sustainable synthesis, Green Chemistry

Harry Brumer, PhD

Harry Brumer, PhD

Professor

Enzymes, olysaccharides, carbohydrates, biomass, biomaterials, cellulose, plant cell walls, microbiota

Steve G. Withers, PhD

Steve G. Withers, PhD

Professor

Carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry, enzymes, enzyme inhibitors