Faculty

Moira Galway (Sabbatical July 1st - December 31st, 2017)

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3841
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
418/411
email: 
mgalway@stfx.ca

Associate Professor, Ph.D., Australian National University, 1989; postdoctoral studies at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Michigan. Genetics and development of flowering plants, focusing on root development in Arabidopsis; cellular differentiation; the mechanism of tip growth in plant cells.

Terry Li

Degree: 
Ph.D. Candidate
Assistant Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-5326
Fax: 
(902) 867-2389
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
422B
email: 
tli@stfx.ca

PhD Candidate, Queen’s University; Research on coronary artery disease involving genetic markers (SNPs) and imaging markers (carotid ultrasound).
MSc in Anatomical Sciences, Queen’s University; Specialized program in anatomical education.

Courses at StFx:
BIOL 251 and 252: Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 304: Vertebrate Physiology
BIOL 398: Human Cardiovascular System

Michael Cardinal-Aucoin

Degree: 
PhD
Assistant Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2665
Fax: 
(902) 867-2389
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
214
email: 
mcardina@stfx.ca

Russell Wyeth

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3886
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
222/221
email: 
rwyeth@stfx.ca

Associate Professor.  Ph.D., University of Washington, 2004 - Post-doctoral studies at Dalhousie University.
 
Invertebrate neuroethology, behaviour, and neurobiology.  Neural control of navigation in sea slugs, snail sensory systems, and odour-based navigational strategies.  SCUBA, video analysis of behaviour, confocal microscopy, electrophysiology, mathematical modeling.

Jim Williams

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3320
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
323/324
email: 
jwilliam@stfx.ca

Associate Professor, Ph.D., Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1994. Postdoctoral studies with Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Research interests include animal behaviour, ecotoxicology, environmental effects of aquaculture, and most recently the ecological impact of marine invasive species, particularly the green crab.

Barry Taylor, Chair; (Coordinator of Students 2017-18)

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-3873
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
315/316
email: 
btaylor@stfx.ca
Research Interests: 
Aquatic Ecology

Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Calgary, 1985. Postdoctoral studies at Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique-eau, Quebec. Research interests: Aquatic ecology, ecosystem structure and energy flow in streams and rivers, effects of disturbance, soil ecology, especially decomposition and nutrient cycling.

Ricardo A. Scrosati

Professor & James Research Chair
Phone: 
(902) 867-5289
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
335-J (lab 427)
email: 
rscrosat@stfx.ca

Professor
Ph.D. (University of British Columbia, Canada, 1997)
Lic. (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1987)
Canada Research Chair (2004-2014)
 

Tony Miller

Senior Research Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2294
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
211/231
email: 
amiller@stfx.ca

Senior Research Professor, Ph.D., Queen's University (Kingston), 1973, postdoctoral studies at Cornell University. Active transport of CO2 and HCO3- by cyanobacteria; studies on photosynthetic electron transport in cyanobacteria and purple sulphur bacteria; the mechanism of O2 photoreduction by cyanobacteria; the role of carboxysomes in cyanobacterial photosynthesis.

V. (Karuna) Karunakaran

Assistant Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2241
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
430
email: 
vkarunak@stfx.ca

Ph.D. Strathclyde, 1974. Lecturer in cell biology and microbiology for nurses.

Lori Graham (on leave Jan. 1 - June 30, 2018)

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(902) 867-2386
Building: 
J. Bruce Brown Hall
Office: 
419/409
email: 
lgraham@stfx.ca

Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Calgary, 1986, postdoctoral studies, University of Guelph. Examination of the molecular interactions between eukaryotic cells/ tissues and opportunistic bacterial pathogens.