About Us

Profile 1989 - 2013

Recognized in over 500 peer-reviewed publications to date, heartfelt thanks to the many individuals and partners who have enabled the successful track record of research and student training at Sheldon Biotechnology Centre:

Founding Donor:  As a Strathcona Professor of Pathology and Royal Victoria Hospital physician, McGill Biology graduate Dr. Huntingdon “Skip” Sheldon was an outstanding teacher and mentor during his 26 years at McGill.  Known for his popular  autopsy conferences, innovative research (combined electron microscopy and histochemistry which led to his extracellular localization of alkaline phosphatase), and publications (including a pathology textbook in its 12th edition), Dr. Sheldon's support enabled McGill to create Sheldon Biotechnology Centre – a biomedical facility to integrate McGill scientists with clinicians at its teaching hospitals.  Also a graduate of the John Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Sheldon remains  an emeritus trustee of the Johns Hopkins University and a member of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars.

Directors:  Robert Murgita, Gordon Shore, Hugh Bennett

Administrators:  Mary McLenahan, Lenora Naimark, Ann Samson, Dalia San Martin

Facility Managers:  David Hopton, Viki Manoloulis, Alexander Bell, Jing Hu, Sonia Bounardjian, Andrew Nice, Nancy Qian, Marcos Di Falco, Imane Hammana, Pierre Pepin, Greg De Crescenzo, Mark Hancock, Bernard Gibbs

Executive Committee:  McGill University (Office of VPRIR; Faculties of Medicine, Science, and Agricultural & Environmental Sciences), Research Institute of the MUHC, Montreal Neurological Institute, Université de Montréal

External Funding:  Hewlett-Packard, Pharmacia, Canadian Pacific Chair in Biotechnology, Victor L. Cape Lecture Series in Biotechnology, Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Canadian Institutes of Health Research (MRC/CIHR), Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Our Literature


Official Ceremony

Sheldon_opening - 1989 [.pdf]

Inaugural Services

Original services brochure -_1990 [pdf]

Original Photographs sheldon_photos_1989-90 [pdf]

219 articles / HighWire Press

072 articles / Wiley On-Line Library

34 articles SpringerLink

124 articles / Scirus


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