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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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P2GS program promotes STEM research

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

Pathways to Graduate Studies inspires Indigenous student research

For the second summer in a row, Indigenous students studying science at The University of Winnipeg are able to gain research experience and build a...

STEAM Big at Science Rendezvous this weekend

Kids and adults alike are invited to Science Rendezvous Winnipeg, the largest science and engineering festival in the province, held Saturday, May...

UWinnipeg prof shares passion for science outreach

The joy and enthusiasm of attendees and fellow volunteers has inspired UWinnipeg's Dr. Tabitha Wood to volunteer with Science Rendezvous since the...