Dr. Brendan M. O'Leary

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Research Scientist: Seed Carbohydrate Biochemist

Enhance the value of prairie crops by optimizing seed carbohydrate contents, including starches, oligosaccarides, fibre and sugars

Current research and/or projects

Reducing Variability in FODMAP content of chickpea and dry beans

Assessing variation in canola seed germination at low termperature

Characterizing nutrient signalling pathways in developing seeds


Education and awards

BSc. Queen's University Kingston

PhD, Queen's University Kingston

International experience and/or work

Post-doctoral researcher, Dept of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford

Post-doctoral researcher, Research School of Biology, Australian National University

Research Fellow, Dept of Molecular Sciences, University of Western Australia

Research facility

107 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X2


Canadian Society of Plant Biologists

American Society of Plant Biologists