Research Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Szczyglowski’s research focuses on improving nutrient acquisition and conservation in plants. Dr. Szczyglowski is working with DMI team to develop synthetic biology tools for nitrogen-fixing symbiotic bacteria called rhizobia.
Professor at Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Finan is expert in Bioinformatics, Functional Genomics, Microbiology and Plant Biology. One of his great achivment is development of minimal cell of the N2-fixing bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti. Dr. Finan demonstrated that half of S. meliloti genes can be removed without affecting the viability of the cell.