Dr. Jeremy R Dettman

Research Scientist
  • Evolutionary genomics of microbes
  • Molecular systematics of fungi
  • Comparative and population genomics

Current research and/or projects

  • Development of phylogenomics capability, rapid detection, and identification tools
  • Development of new information on taxonomy, phylogeny, distribution, and biology of plant pathogenic fungi

Education and awards

Research Associate (University of Ottawa)

NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow (University of Toronto)

Postdoctoral Researcher (University of California, Berkeley)

PhD, Microbial Biology (University of California, Berkeley)

MSc, Forest Pathology (University of British Columbia)

BSc, Biology (University of British Columbia)

Key publications

  1. Brunke, A., Hansen, A. K., Salnitska, M., Kypke, J. L., Escalona, H., Chapados, J.T., Eyres, J., Richter, R., Smetana, A., Ślipiński, A., Zwick, A., Hájek, J., Leschen, R., Solodovnikov, A. and J.R. Dettman. 2020. StaphBaits: using phylogenomics to densely sample and systematically revise hyperdiverse Quediini (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America. Virtual meeting, [recorded audio]. Invited speaker.

    2020 - View publication details

  2. Nguyen HDT, Grunwald NJ, Abad ZG, Martin FN, Crouch J, Hambleton S, Dettman J, Liu M, Harris LJ, Castlebury L, Salagado-Salazar C, Cowger C, Ellouz O, Mollov D, Fall ML, Ling K, Griffifths J, Mahaffee W, Chen W, Sultata T, Yu Q, Carta LK, Skantar AM, Tambong J, Rogers E, Li S, Dumonceaux TJ, Widmer TL. The 2019 AAFC-USDA meeting on genotyping and monitoring of high-risk plant pathogens.

    2019 - View publication details

Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6


Canadian Phytopathological Society

Mycological Society of America

International Mycological Congress