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Glenda Wright

Degrees: 
  •  BSc University of Toronto 1974
  • PhD University of Toronto 1978
Position: 
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Department: 
Biomedical Sciences
Faculty: 
Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 
(902) 566-0805
Research Interests: 
  • Cellular and developmental aspects of animal tissues
  • Cellular and developmental aspects of connective tissues
  • Evolution of proteins associated with connective tissues
  • Characterizing the non-collagen-based cartilages of lampreys and hagfishes
  • Development and characterization of lamprey cartilages 
  • Structure-function relationships of microfibril-based tissues
Citations: 

1.         Richardson, M.K., J. Admiraal and G.M. Wright.  2009.  Developmental anatomy of lampreys.  Biol Rev., in press.

2.         Lovy, J., G.P. Savidant, D.J. Speare and G.M. Wright.  2009.  Langerin/CD207 positive dendritic-like cells in the haemopoietic tissues of salmonids.  Fish Shellfish Immunol., in press.

3.         Saleh, M.C., Z. Fatehi-Hassanabad, R. Wang, R. Nino-Fong, D.W. Wadowska, G.M. Wright, M-E. Harper and C.B. Chan.  2008.   Mutated ATP synthase induces oxidative stress and impaired insulin secretion in β-cells of female BHE/cdb rats. Diabetes Metab. Res. Rev., 24:392-403.

4.         Workenhe, S.T., M.J.T. Kibenge, G.M. Wright, D.W. Wadowska, D.B. Groman and F.S.B. Kibenge.  2008. Infectious salmon anaemia virus replication and induction of type I interferon system genes in Atlantic salmon erythrocytes.  Virol. J., 5:36.

5.         Lovy, J., G.M. Wright and D.J. Speare.  2008.  Comparative cellular morphology suggesting the existence of resident dendritic cells within immune organs of salmonids.  Anat. Rec., 291:456-462.