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University of Guelph


Bovey Bldg
601 Gordon St, Guelph, ON
N1G 1Y2 Canada


Board of Directors & Advisory Board

Susan Gosling

Science Director, Gosling Foundation

Susan has a background in plant science and is currently one of Nature Canada’s “Women for Nature”. She inspired the formation of the Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation.

Dr. Philip R. Gosling

Chair, Board of Directors, Gosling Foundation

Philip is a successful entrepreneur and avid naturalist who created the Gosling Foundation to enhance the appreciation and protection of nature.

Dr. J. Alan Sullivan

Alan specializes in the breeding, genetics, physiology, and management of plant species that are native to Canada and capable of thriving on environments with low resource inputs.


Dr. Praveen Saxena

Professor, University of Guelph

Research Scientist & Curator GRIPP

Dr. Mukund Shukla

Research Team

Robert Nichols

Lab Manager

Dr. Wenlu Bi

Research Associate

Dr. Yasmine Hezema

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Kai Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jerrin Victor

PhD student

Anna Wadja

MSc student

Shuping Li

Technical Assistant

Ahmed Salama

Technical assistant

Amelie Giroux Charette

Technical Assistant