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Glenda Wright

  •  BSc University of Toronto 1974
  • PhD University of Toronto 1978
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Veterinary Medicine
(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

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.