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    April 22, 2005

    Across the Road from the Ivory Tower

    "I remember being a student in the lab, and a sales guy came to show software and I thought that I never want to be that guy. Then I became that guy, and I found that it matured me scientifically." - Chris Williams, Principal Scientist, Chemical Computing Group.

    July 07, 2006

    A Botanist Becomes a Broker

    "Whether it's how we treat the environment or each other, it's all connected," says Martina Hoft, conservation botanist and real estate broker.

    June 16, 2006

    Young Researchers: Space Science Careers Are in Jeopardy--Views on the Proposed NASA Budget

    "You can't turn the money on and just watch it regenerate itself," says Michael Pivovaroff.

    June 15, 2007

    Pharmacists Working in the Community

    "My passion is helping patients, and their care comes first in my job. For me, it's all about attaining loyalty and trust." --Heather Free

    February 10, 2006

    The Greener Side of Math: A Statistician in the Plant Science World

    “In the last 15 years, I had some good intuition that I always made sure I followed up on,” says Pierre Dutilleul, an applied statistician at McGillUniversity.

    February 04, 2005

    Weeding Out the Bugs: The Birth of a Biopesticide Firm

    "It's easy to find things that work. But to produce them on a large scale and market [them], it's a whole new thing, and it requires a lot more expertise that maybe in-house researchers just don't have," says Hélène Chaisson, Vice-President of Research and Development, Codena.

    October 07, 2005

    Reminiscences From the North

    "If you would have asked me back then what I would have hoped for, I think I would have come up with exactly what I am today," says Harm Deckers, director of intellectual property at SemBioSys.

    May 11, 2007

    Opening Minds to Ancient Times

    "Generally, I find that people are attracted to enthusiasm if it's unfettered and for the right reasons," says Hendrik Poinar, director of McMaster University's Ancient DNA Laboratory.

    October 29, 2004

    Gatekeepers of Innovation

    I still feel that I am very much in touch with science, only without the burden of having to do bench work 60-hours-plus a week," says Daniel Begin, a senior patent examiner at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

    December 03, 2004

    Attack of the Dinobots

    "The biggest challenge was working hand-in-hand with artists, translating their requirements into our engineering requirements," says Tim Reedman, chief project engineer and director of research and development at MD Robotics.

    August 19, 2005

    Careers in Geoscience and Remote Sensing

    "With the launch of the IKONOS satellite in September 1999, we really have entered a new era of high-resolution, satellite remote sensing," observes Gene Dial, Director of Product Engineering at Space Imaging. "For the first time in history, we have a hi-res satellite available for anyone to use."