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Director
Having drunk the waters of the Peace River soon after he first arrived in the Peace Country in 1976 with his BSc (Agr), Bruce was naturally predisposed to return to the Peace.  He left in 1978 to return to the family dairy farm in Chilliwack but his interest in reproduction and genetics took him to Macdonald College of McGill University, a MSc in Animal Genetics in 1981 and a winter of program... Read More
New Media Lead
New Media Lead is not your average title, and this is not your average job.  The Centre for Research & Innovation does not have average jobs; and that is exactly why it works in this Region.  The Centre is made up of a team of dedicated innovators and researchers who believe that this region is not only rich in resources, but rich in people.  Opportunity abounds, and so does responsibility to... Read More
Client Services Consultant
Janet has past management and business owner experience in the machine fabricating industry, Janet has a wealth of working knowledge on how businesses operate, how they can improve and how they can innovate. Janet has strong interests in and training on productivity principles and practices at a company management level and on-the-shop-floor and is our productivity liaison specialist with... Read More
Principal Investigator P2P
Dr. Tan completed his PhD in Ecophysiology/Wood Chemistry from the University of Toronto in 1992 and worked as postdoctoral from 1992-94 (plant biology  and climate change) with the Canadian Forest Service. His BSc and MSc are in forestry and ecology, respectively. From 1996 to present, he has been employed as a (tenured) instructor/coordinator at GPRC, teaching biology and science. Dr. Tan has... Read More
Research Associate P2P
Abigail’s interest in microbial biotechnology has steered her career across three continents (Africa, Europe and North America). After her first degree in Microbiology from the University of Benin, Nigeria, she obtained her MSc in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology from the University of Westminster London, United Kingdom as a Quintin Hogg’s scholar. Then she obtained her PhD in Microbiology... Read More