Research and Teaching Interests
Research Involves: Investigating bacteria as substitutes for chemical pesticides to control plant disease.
In her role as Associate Dean (Graduate Affairs), Teri De Kievit ensures grad students leave the Faculty of Science with everything they need for success. She expands their world with opportunities for interdisciplinary engagement as well as professional development workshops on topics such as scientific communication, entrepreneurship and intellectual property. Teri loves the chance to connect with a wide range of talented people in a way that has a great impact on their lives.
Teri’s PhD in Microbiology comes from the University of Guelph. Since she was a student she has used flow activities to energize her scientific creativity. When she’s weightlifting or even showering her right brain takes charge, letting her lose track of time and unleash breakthrough ideas.