Our People - Operating Committee

519-888-4567 x36084
Location: 
E6 4012 E6 4113

Expertise:

  • Complex biologics (products derived from living organisms or the organisms themselves)
  • Baculovirus expression systems of complex biologics, including glycosylation and myritoylation post-translational modifications
  • Cell culture monitoring, modeling and simulation – from metabolomics to on-line spectroscopy
  • Monoclonal antibody production and modification, including enhancing monodispersity of the product
     
Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Faculty→Engineering; Position→Faculty; Research Theme→Microbes and Technology, Understanding Microbes
519-888-4567 x35606
Location: 
B1 377C

Expertise:

  • Plant-microbe interactions
  • Symbiotic nitrogen fixation in agriculture
  • Functional metagenomics to look at the genomes of organisms present in complex samples such as soil
  • Bacterial genome engineering for the production of bioproducts such as polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)
  • Synthetic biology, bioplastics and bioproducts

Publications:

Trevor Charles Publication List

Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Faculty→Science; Position→Faculty; Research Theme→Microbes and the Environment
519-888-4567 x31151
Location: 
B1 281

Expertise:

  • Microbial diversity and function, especially at contaminated sites (primarily municipal landfills)
  • Microbiome analysis (DNA, RNA and protein in metagenomics, metatranscriptomics and metaproteomics) from environmental samples
  • Bioremediation tool development from exploration of microbial community interactions

Publications:

Laura Hug's Publication list

Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Faculty→Science; Position→Faculty; Research Theme→Microbes and the Environment, Understanding Microbes
519-573-3349
Location: 
B1 375A
Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Position→Staff
519-888-4567 x35457
Location: 
MC 6116

Expertise:

  • Applications of systems and control theory to systems biology
  • Design and construction of gene regulatory networks from forward-engineering of biological systems (synthetic biology)
  • Modelling intracellular networks and heterogeneous cellular communities
     
Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Faculty→Mathematics; Position→Faculty; Research Theme→Microbes and Technology, Understanding Microbes
519-888-4567 x37552
Location: 
EV2 2008

Expertise:

  • Sustainable agriculture and agroforestry: food security, agrobiodiversity, climate change resilience, carbon sequestration, nitrogen transformations and greenhouse gas emissions in tropical, temperate and sub-arctic biomes
  • Biochar: soil health, carbon sequestration, climate change resilience
  • Waste to resources: closing the loop between food wastage and its ultimate use as a soil amendment
  • Riparian (river bank) land-use systems in agricultural landscapes: determining carbon and nitrogen transformations in terrestrial and aquatic components of the river bank
Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Faculty→Environment; Position→Faculty; Research Theme→Microbes and the Environment
519-888-4567 x36324
Location: 
E2 3303

Expertise:

  • Anaerobic membrane bioreactors for wastewater and sludge treatment
  • Fate of emerging contaminants in wastewater systems
  • Pretreatment of sludges for enhanced digestion
  • Advanced sludge digestion processes
  • Nutrient recovery from wastewater
  • Modelling of wastewater treatment and sludge handling processes
     
Group(s): 
Operating Committee; Faculty→Engineering; Position→Faculty; Research Theme→Microbes and Technology, Microbes and the Environment