Tabitha Wood

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Tabitha Wood
Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

  • Chemistry
Areas of Expertise:
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Consumer Chemistry
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Tabitha Wood is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at The University of Winnipeg. She is an active promoter of public scientific literacy with a special interest in enhancing understanding of the role that chemistry plays in Canadian society and the world. Originally from Winnipeg, she completed her PhD in organic chemistry at Dalhousie University and worked as a post-doctoral fellow in medicinal chemistry at the Ontario Cancer Institute in Toronto.

She lectures in undergraduate organic chemistry, biochemistry, and enzymology at UWinnipeg. She and her team of research assistants conduct research into organic synthetic methodology, the design and synthesis of small molecule enzyme inhibitors, and the search for molecules with therapeutic biological properties.

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Mentorship and hands-on learning help pave the way to medical school

A desire to improve health care in Manitoba drove Dylan Robinson to pursue a Bachelor of Science at The University of Winnipeg on his way to his...

UWinnipeg students support ‘citizen science’ at virtual Science Rendezvous

Science Rendezvous is returning virtually this year and Dr. Tabitha Wood, Allison Afable, Harshvi Patel, Deirdre Rooney, and Kylie Senangelo, and...

UWinnipeg recognizes International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on February 11, The University of Winnipeg is proud of the work being done...

P2GS program promotes STEM research

The Pathways to Graduate Studies program gives undergraduate Indigenous students a chance to explore research opportunities in science, technology,...