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Smith, Mark A., Ph.D.

Research Scientist, Bioproducts and Bioprocessing

Contact Information:

107 Science Place
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0X2
Telephone: 306-385-9425

Areas of Expertise:

  • Biochemical pathways of lipid synthesis in plants
  • Improvement of seed oil quality
  • Genetic engineering of seed oil composition
  • Methods for lipid analysis
  • Chemical diversity of seed oils

Current Projects:

  • Oil biosynthesis in seeds of Camelina sativa
  • Lowering the saturated fatty acid content of Brassica napus seed oil
  • Seed lipid diversity


  • Member of the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS)
  • Member of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC)

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