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List of notable or famous chemists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top chemists born in Canada and even some popular chemists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian chemists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These chemists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known chemist from Canada is included when available.

This list has everything from Michael Smith to Herbert Henry Dow.

This historic chemists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian chemists of note?" and "Who are the most famous chemists from Canada?" These prominent chemists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian chemists.

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Ariel Fenster is science promoter and lecturer in chemistry at McGill University and a founding member of the Office for Science and Society. He holds a Master's degree from the University of Paris and a Ph.D from McGill University. Ariel Fenster lectures extensively in both French and English on topics of health, the environment and technology. He is a frequent presenter on television and radio on science-related subjects. Recently he was seen in French on Radio-Canada's popular daily health show "37,5" and in English on the "Discovery" science show "What's that all about?" At McGill University he teaches the popular "World of Chemistry" series of courses alongside his colleagues Joe ...more

Age: 74

Birthplace: Bergerac, France

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Arthur Carty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chemists from Canada
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Arthur J. Carty, OC FRSC, is a Canadian academic and former National Science Advisor to the Government of Canada. Carty is executive director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Waterloo, special advisor to the President on international science and technology collaboration and research professor in the department of chemistry. From 2004-08, he served as Canada's first national science advisor to the prime minister and to the Government of Canada. Prior to his appointment as national science advisor, he was president of the National Research Council, Canada’s leading knowledge and innovation organization, for ten years. He earned a PhD in inorganic chemistry ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom

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Benoît Roux, Ph.D., is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the University of Chicago. He has previously taught at University of Montreal and Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Benoît Roux was a recipient of the 1998 Rutherford Memorial Medal in Chemistry, awarded by the Royal Society of Canada. His laboratory at the University of Chicago mostly uses theoretical techniques, such as classical molecular dynamics, to understand the functioning of biological systems at the molecular level. His research has investigated structure, dynamics, and the function of biological macromolecular systems such as ion channels, receptors, and protein kinases. He is a pioneer in the ...more

Birthplace: Canada

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Bertram Oliver "Bert" Fraser-Reid is a synthetic organic chemist who has been widely recognised for his work using carbohydrates as starting materials for chiral materials and on the role of oligosaccharides in immune response. ...more

Age: 84

Birthplace: Jamaica

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