Dr. Stephen I. Wright is recognized as one of the world’s most influential scientists in the emerging field of evolutionary genomics.
His research has provided unprecedented insights into the structure, function and evolution of plant genomes—knowledge he is currently using to understand how weeds become resistant to herbicides. He was awarded the E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship.
Locke Rowe named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
“The University of Toronto congratulates its newest Royal Society of Canada fellows on their achievement and looks forward to the outstanding work they will continue to produce as members of the national academy,” says Vivek Goel, vice-president, research and innovation, and strategic partnerships.
Dr. Jacqueline Sztepanacz.
Dr. Sztepanacz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of EEB at the University of Toronto and is currently a Fellow at the Centre for Advanced Studies at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Her research focuses on how patterns of genetic variation, the genomic architecture of traits, and selection interact to facilitate or constrain evolution.
David Evans appointed member of the Royal Society of Canada
One researcher wants to beat cancer. Another is developing a better malaria vaccine. Yet another is one of Canada’s leading paleontologists. The three University of Toronto faculty members – Daniel De Carvalho, Jean-Philippe Julien and David Evans – have been named to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.