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Richard A. Collins
Department of Molecular Genetics (formerly Dept. of Medical Genetics & Microbiology)
Phone: (416) 978-3541
fax: (416) 978-6885
Thesis title: "Mitochondrial Ribosome Assembly in Wild Type and Mutant Strains of
Neurospora crassa". Supervisor: Dr. Helmut Bertrand.
09/79-12/83 Department of Biochemistry,
Supervisor: Dr. Alan Lambowitz
07/96-present Professor, Molecular Genetics,
07/04-06/05 Acting Chair, Medical Genetics &
07/91-06/96 Associate Professor, Medical Genetics &
07/89-06/91 Associate Professor, Botany,
01/84-06/89 Assistant Professor, Botany,
08/92-07/07 Fellow, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Program in Evolutionary
07/96-12/00 Senior Scientist Award, Medical Research
07/91-06/96 Scientist Award, Medical Research Council
09/79-08/82 Post-doctoral fellowship, Medical Research Council of Canada
09/75-08/79 NSERC post-graduate scholarship
Mitochondria; RNA-catalyzed reactions; RNA structure and folding; mitochondrial proteomics, gene expression and evolution; genome evolution.