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Principal Investigator:

Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Full Professor, Biology

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Research Interests:

1. Evolution and Development of the ocular skeleton

2. Relationship between teeth and taste bud development


Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU)

Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF)

Canadian Space Agency – Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (CSA-ACOA partnership)

Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT)

Nova Scotia Research and Innovation Trust (NSRIT) supports research infrastructure in Nova Scotia by matching national funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). NSRIT benefits researchers in areas such as health, environment and technology. Since 2001, NSRIT — through the Province of Nova Scotia — has awarded over $60 million to more than 300 projects at Nova Scotia research beneficiary institutions, dramatically leveraging opportunities for innovation and direct economic benefits to the people of Nova Scotia and beyond.”