Michael J. Emes

Professor College of Biological Science Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology Guelph, Ontario memes@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 56102

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Prof. Michael J. Emes was Dean of the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph from 2002 - 2015 and is now a Professor in the department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He spent the previous 21 years of his career at the University of Manchester, UK, where he was National Coo...

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Prof. Michael J. Emes was Dean of the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph from 2002 - 2015 and is now a Professor in the department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He spent the previous 21 years of his career at the University of Manchester, UK, where he was National Coordinator of a BBSRC program on plant metabolism, Coordinator for an EU program, and served on the Boards of Governors for two BBSRC research institutes. In Canada, he has served on several provincial grant committees and was President of the Canadian Council of Deans of Science from 2007-2009. He obtained his BSc and PhD from the Biochemistry Department at Sheffield University followed by two years as a Swiss National Science Foundation postdoc at the University of Berne, Switzerland before his appointment at Manchester. Emes is a plant biochemist and author of over 100 refereed research publications and book chapters and is currently advisor to 3 Ph.D. and 2 M.Sc. students, a post-doc and a technician. His research focuses on starch biosynthesis and the relationship to yield and productivity in model plants and crops.

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