T. Ryan Gregory
Dr. Gregory completed his B.Sc. (Hons) at McMaster University in 1997 and earned his Ph.D. in evolutionary biology and zoology from the University of Guelph in 2002. After completing his Ph.D., Dr. Gregory carried out postdoctoral research at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the Natural History Museum in London, England, before returning to join the faculty at the University of Guelph. His primary research interests include large-scale genome evolution, biodiversity, and macroevolution. He has been the recipient of several prestigious scholarships, fellowships, and awards, including the 2003 NSERC Howard Alper Postdoctoral Prize as “Canada’s most outstanding postdoctoral fellow in the natural sciences or engineering”, a 2005 McMaster Alumni Association Arch Award, a 2006 American Society of Naturalists Young Investigator Prize, the 2007 Canadian Society of Zoologists Bob Boutilier New Investigator Award, and the 2010 Genetics Society of Canada Robert H. Haynes Young Scientist Award. He also received a 2008 University of Guelph Faculty Association Distinguished Professor Award for his teaching. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the journal Evolution: Education and Outreach. For more information, see www.gregorylab.org.