Academic Background

  • Director, Centre for Forest Biology
  • Professor, University of Victoria
  • Assistant Professor, University of Alberta (1997-2002)
  • Post-Doctoral Studies, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
  • Ph.D. (Molecular Biology) Université de Montréal (1993)
  • M.Sc. (Botany) University of British Columbia
  • B.Sc. (Biology, Hon.) University of Saskatchewan

Research Interests

  • Biochemistry and molecular biology of plant defense against herbivory
  • Transcriptional regulation and enzymology of flavonoid biosynthesis in poplar
  • Genomics and proteomics tools for poplar
  • Roles of tannins and flavonoids in forest and human health
Centre for Forest Biology

Research Program

Biology Department