Jeremy Dewaard

Role: Adjunct Professor (Environmental Sciences)

Dr. Jeremy Dewaard is Associate Director of Collections at the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics and an Adjunct Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences. He holds a BSc and MSc from the University of Guelph and a PhD from the University of British Columbia. He leads a research team of twenty staff and students, manages a natural history collection of over four million invertebrate specimens, and oversees all operations and research initiatives linked to the acquisition and processing of specimens for DNA barcode analysis.

Food from Thought project(s): 1) The multiplex barcode research and visualization environment (mBRAVE). 2) Advancing environmental impact assessments. 3) Bio-surveillance for agriculture. 4) Terrestrial Ecosystem Services on Conventional Farm. 5) Aquatic Ecosystem Services: Biodiversity Resilience Network.

Project category: Biodiversity Research

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