Dr. David Leonard Baillie
B.Sc., University of
M.Sc., University of British Columbia
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
He is currently a professor
in the Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, at Simon Fraser
University, Canadian Research Chair in Genomics, an Honorary Associate
Professor of the Department of Medical Genetics, University of British
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Dr. Baillie received his BSc in Zoology from the University of British
Columbia (1966). He did a Master's degree with Dr. David Suzuki in Genetics
at the same University (1967). He received a Doctorate in Genetics from the
University of Connecticut in the laboratory of Dr. Art Chovnick (1971). In
1971 he started his post-doctoral training with Nobel laureate Sydney Brenner at the MRC
Hills Road, Cambridge. He left Cambridge to take up a position in the
Department of Biological Sciences at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC,
Canada in 1974.
He is a member of the Canadian Genetics Society, the American Genetics
Society and the Canadian Federation of Biological Societies. He has
been awarded the Genetics Society of Canada's "Award of Excellence", as well
as a "Medal of Merit" from the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences,
International Society for Heart Research.
Current Baillie Laboratory Research
The distribution and role of lethals
(essential genes) in the C. elegans genome
- NSERC funded.
C. elegans Gene
Expression Project (completed in 2006)
Members investigating C. elegans gene expression using promoter::GFP fusions
and serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE).