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Tabitha Wood
Associate Professor

Department:
Department of Chemistry

Fields:
  • 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
About:

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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The ‘Fuss’ about research

UWinnipeg student David Fuss is the winner of the John Roberts Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Research 2015.

UWinnipeg participates in Women in Science – Oct 16

UWINNIPEG PARTICIPATES IN WOMEN IN SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL – OCTOBER 16, 2015 Manitoba news release – Women in Science “Be...

Up, Up and Away – Balloon Launch

UWinnipeg students and faculty to launch high altitude balloon to capture data and images UW Cloud Punchers (CWE-HABEX) Team Members (from left to...