Isaac K. O. Cann

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Isaac K. O. Cann received the B.S. degree (honors) in animal science from the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana; the M.S. degree in ruminant nutrition and microbiology from the Mie University, Japan; the Ph.D. degree in rumen microbiology from the Mie University, Japan, in 1986, 1991, 1994, respectively. Cann was a Postdoctoral Associate in anaerobic microbiology at the Department of Animal Sciences, the University of Illinois during the period of 1994 to 1997. From 1997 to 1999, he was a Research Fellow at the Biomolecular Engineering Research Institute, Japan; from 1999 to 2000, he was a Senior Research Scientist at the Biomolecular Engineering Research Institute; from 2000 to 2001, he was a Visiting Scientist at the New England Biolabs, Beverly, Mass, USA; from 2001 to 2006, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois; from 2005 to 2006, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois. Since 2006, Cann was an Associate Professor at the Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois; an Associate Professor at the Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois; an Associate Professor at the Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois. In 2003, he won the National Science Foundation Career Award. Moreover, he was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois, in 2005. From 2006 to 2007, he was on a Committee on Metagenomics: National Research Council, The National Academies, USA. In 2007, Cann was a Program Leader of the Enzyme Discovery Group, Energy Biosciences Institute.

Biography Updated on 2 August 2009

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