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Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph

Robert Hanner is a Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Guelph. His research program in ecological genomics is largely focused on the detection of environmental DNA and has applications in biomonitoring and food security. He collaborates with a variety of researchers, both in Canada and internationally across academic, industrial, not-for-profit and regulatory disciplines. His lab currently receives support from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Genome Canada, the Great Lakes Fisheries Commission (GLFC) and various industry (e.g. Kirkland Lake Gold Corp) sources.


  • –present
    Associate professor, and Associate Director for the Canadian Barcode of Life Network at Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph