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Biomolecular Science

Biomolecular Science focuses on:

  • Using molecular, cellular and chemical tools to investigate mechanisms of cell function.
  • Novel drug discovery and synthesis, drug formulation and site-specific drug delivery.
  • Designing biomaterials and bio-based products.
  • The mechanisms of action of pharmaceuticals at the cellular and molecular level.
  • The molecular and cellular aspects of the immune system in response to pathogenic and non-pathogenic micro-organisms.
  • Characterization of biomolecular interactions.

You will achieve these goals through the use of biological and chemical research methods.


  • Yuri Bolshan, PhD, Faculty of Science (FSci).
  • Dario Bonetta, PhD, FSci
  • Jean-Paul Desaulniers, PhD, FSci
  • Brad Easton, PhD,  FSci.
  • Sean Forrester, PhD, FSci.
  • Julia Green-Johnson, PhD,  FSci.
  • Douglas Holdway, PhD, FSci.
  • Holly Jones-Taggart, PhD, Faculty of Health Sciences.
  • Andrea Kirkwood, PhD,  FSci.
  • Janice Strap, PhD, FSci.