Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Area(s)

  • Microbe-host interactions: molecules in symbiosis and pathogenesis, Plasmid-encoded biosynthetic gene clusters, bacterially produced small molecules

Academic Credentials

  • Post-doctoral fellow, Harvard Medical School (2014-2017)
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of Paris-Sud (2013-2014)
  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of British Columbia (2013)
  • BSc, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Trent University (2008)

Research Interests

Microbe-host interactions: small molecules involved in symbiosis and pathogenesis

Plasmid-encoded biosynthetic gene clusters

New approaches to capture and investigate the ecological roles of bacterially produced small molecules

*If you are interested in graduate or postdoctoral studies, please contact Dr. Ruzzini directly.


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For a list of Dr. Ruzzini's publications, please visit: https://www.researcherid.com/rid/M-2776-2017


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