Richard A. Manderville

University of Guelph, Canada

Richard A. Manderville was born in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada, in 1963. He received his Ph.D. degree in physical organic chemistry from Queen’s University (Canada) in 1992 under the supervision of Professor Erwin Buncel. In the fall of 1992, he joined Professor Sidney Hecht’s Laboratories at the University of Virginia (USA) and studied the interactions of bleomycin anticancer agents with duplex DNA substrates. In 1995, he joined the Department of Chemistry at Wake Forest University in North Carolina (USA) and started his independent research career. In 2001, he was promoted to Associate Professor and received a Wake Forest University Junior Faculty Fellow and the Award for Excellence in Research in 2003. On July 1, 2004, he returned to Canada and joined the Departments of Chemistry and Toxicology at the University of Guelph. He serves as a Member of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), the American Chemical Society (ACS) and author of over 70 publications. Currently, he is the Director of the Toxicology Program and Professor of chemistry at the University of Guelph. Dr. Manderville’s current research interests focus broadly on the structure, function and biological activity of modified DNA oligonucleotides.

Biography Updated on 30 March 2011

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