Dr. Usha Menon

Technical Staff
Sessional or Contract
Lecturer

Email: 
umenon@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 705-330-4008ext. 2988
Office Location: 
OA 3003
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (by appointments only)
Academic Qualifications: 

B.Sc (Ag.) - Kerala Agricultural University, India

M.Sc.(Microbiology) - Kerala Agricultural University, India

M.Sc.(Plant Physiology)- Dalhousie University, Canada

Ph.D (Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biochemistry)- University of Guelph, Canada

 

Courses:

Lectures 

  • BIOL 2171 Genetics  
  • ENSU 3073 Environmental Biotechnology

Labs

  • BIOL 2711 Biology of Microorganisms
  • BIOL 3250  Comparative Animal Physiology
  • BIOL 2171 Genetics
  • BIOL 3470 Biotechnology of Plants
  • BIOL 1130 Plant Biology
  • BIOL 2910 Laboratory Biology
  • CHEM 1110 Introductory Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1130 Introductory Chemistry II
Date joined Lakehead: 
July, 2017
Previous Teaching/Work: 

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph (2009-2014)

Courses supported:

  • Physiology of Plant Growth and Development
  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Life strategies of Plants

Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University (2006-2009)

Courses supported:

  • Ecophysiology of Plants 
  • Plant Propagation
  • Introduction to Basic Techniques in Microbiology
Research Interests: 

Biology, Plant Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Physiology and Biochemistry.

Agriculture and Crop production,Environmental and Biotechnological issues, Education, Community outreach.