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Plant-insect interactions. Regulation of plant defense responses to caterpillar herbivory. Plant secondary metabolism. Peptide regulation of caterpillar digestive processes. Identification of pesticide synergists. Insect detoxification mechanisms.
T: 514-398-7860 | jacqueline.bede [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building R2-026C
Faculty Lecturer; Director of Stage, Farm Management and Technology Program
Soil-plant management in ecological agriculture. Food security in suburban environments.. Teaches ecosystem management and management of nutrients in agricultural systems.
T: 514-398-8749 | caroline.begg [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building R2-028A
Associate Professor; Acting Associate Dean (Graduate Education)
Chromatin regulatory mechanisms of stress tolerance in cereals, epigenetics, genomics, molecular biology, Brachypodium dystachyon, barley, wheat.
T: 514-398-5634 | jean-benoit.charron [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-022a
Assistant Professor (joining on August 1, 2020)
Plant molecular genetics and biochemistry; legumes; (iso)flavonoid biosynthesis and regulation; plant metabolic engineering for human health and agriculture; synthetic biology.
T: n/a | mdastmalchi [at] brocku.ca (Email) | Macdonald Campus - Raymond Building
Associate Professor (jointly-appointed to the McGill School of Environment)
Landscape ecology and management. Plant ecology. Conservation within and outside reserves. Biodiversity and agriculture.
T: 514-398-7581 | sylvie.deblois [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Macdonald Campus - Raymond Building R2-021B | Downtown Campus - McGill School of Environment, 3534 University St
Professor (On sabbatical leave Sept 1, 2019-Aug 31, 2020)
Applied statistics, biometrics, environmetrics, phytometrics, and spatio-temporal statistics in general. Fractal analysis of natural structures from computed tomography scanning data, multi-scale spatial analyses of plant-soil correlations, and periodicity analysis of dendrochronological and seismological series in particular.
T: 514-398-7870 | pierre.dutilleul [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-025a
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Biomechanics of Plant Development
Cellular plant development, Cell morphogenesis, Cytoskeleton-mediated intracellular transport , Cell biology, Live imaging, Electron microscopy
Associate Professor (On sabbatical leave Sept 1, 2019-Aug 31, 2020)
Nutrient availability and plant uptake in organic cropping systems, plant growth regulation in sustainable production systems, microbial interactions within the soil-plant-environment continuum, and biological control of diseases and pests in sustainable fruit, vegetable and ornamental crops.
T: 514-398-8132 | valerie.gravel [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-023A
Develop pulse crop cultivars for farmers, industry consumers that contain novel traits enhancing sustainability, productivity, nutrition and sensory experience. Leveraging technology to drive genetic gain forward.
T: 514-398-7856 | valerio.hoyos-villegas [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-023
Molecular plant pathology; transcriptome, metabolome and gene expression of fungi. Biological control of plant pathogens. Molecular diagnostics of soil-borne pathogens. Fungal biology. Soil microbiology.
T: 514-398-7561 | suha.jabaji [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-027
Plant biotic stress resistance gene discovery through metabolomics, proteomics, RNA sequencing and gene silencing. Development of cisgenic crops resistant to biotic stress through genome editing.
T: 514-398-7867 | ajjamada.kushalappa [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-028B
Management, physiology, and ecology of forage crops. New crops, new crop uses. Sustainable agricultural practices.
T: 514-398-7855 | philippe.seguin [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-027B
Functional genomics in small grain cereals using transposons and other reverse genetics tools; Exploring novel genes from wild and cultivated plant species including gene modification (editing) suitable for the breeding of next generation of crop plants.
T: 514-398-7906 | jaswinder.singh [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building, R2-021A
James McGill Professor
Crop physiology, crop ecology, crop production and crop quality. Legume nitrogen fixation. Plant nitrogen metabolism.
T: 514-398-7866 | Email | Raymond Building R2-026
Associate Professor and Departmental Chair (On sabbatical leave Sept 1, 2019-Aug 31, 2020)
Bioinformatics and genomics research on plant promoters, gene expression and functional anatomy.
T: 514-398-8627 | martina.stromvik [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building R2-019
Faculty Lecturer; Associate Director, Farm Management and Technology Program
Horticulture; greenhouses; sweet potatoes; urban agriculture
T: 514-398-7868 | david.wees [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Raymond Building R2-20A
A. BERTRAND (email: annick.bertrand [at] agr.gc.ca ) Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (Québec). Crop physiology and biochemistry.
K. ALIFERIS (email: konstantino.aliferis [at] aua.gr) Agricultural University of Athens. Pesticide metabolomics.
O. WILKINS (email: olivia.wilkins [at] mcgill.ca)
L. FLOOD (email: lindsay.flood [at] mcgill.ca) - Administrative Assistant
Tel.: 514-398-7571, Fax: 514-398-7739
E. MINNETT (email: erin.minnett [at] mcgill.ca) - Graduate Program Coordinator
Tel.: 514-398-7560, Fax: 514-398-7897
D. CHAN-HUM (email: diane.chan [at] mcgill.ca) - Coordinator
Tel.: 514-398-7965, Fax: 514-398-7739
S. DERNOVICI (email: serghei.dernovici [at] mcgill.ca) Technician
Tel.: 514-398-7871, Fax: 514-398-7990
M. LARIVIERE (email: melissa.lariviere [at] mcgill.ca) - Technician
Tel: 514-398-7752, Fax 514-398-7990
I. RITCHIE (email: ian.ritchie [at] mcgill.ca) - Technician, greenhouse