Wensheng Qin

Wensheng Qin

+1 807-343-8010ext. 8467
+1 (807) 766-7141
Office: CB4016
Lab: CB3037
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 

Postdoctoral Training, Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Stanford University, USA

PhD: Biotechnology and Genetics, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

BSc, MSc: Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, China2024-03-31

For more information: wqin.lakeheadu.ca

Previous Teaching/Work: 

Previous Teaching/Work: Biology 3610 Environmental Biology
Current Courses:

  • Biology 2171 Genetics
  • Biology 4011 Immunology
  • Biology 4650 Issues in Biotechnology
  • Biology 4630 Biomanufacturing & Bioprocessing
  • Biology 5111 Molecular Biotechniques
  • Biology 5131 Biotechnology and Bioproducts
  • Biotechnology 6230 Current Topics in Environmental Biotechnology (Biotechnology PhD Course)
Research Interests: 

Biotechnology for Enzymes, Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Bioremediation. 

For more information about Dr. Qin’s research, please click wqin.lakeheadu.ca

MSc & PhD Student Positions Are Always Available for Excellent Applicants at Lakehead University in Canada but Preference Are Given to Domestic Applicants (Canadians or Permanent Residents of Canada)!

The students will do thesis project research in Canadian Government Labs. The students will be registered either in the Biology MSc Program or Biotechnology PhD Program at Lakehead University. The students can select their interested projects in our research group such as lignocellulosic biomass bioconversion, bioproducts, microbial enzymes, and bioremediation. For more information about our lab and projects, please visit our Lab Website: https://wqin.lakeheadu.ca. If you are interested in these positions, please email your cover letter updated CV and unofficial transcripts to Labposition@gmail.com. Thanks, and best wishes!

Research Internship Courses and Honours Thesis Opportunities May Be Available

May 5, 2023: Currently we have research internship course and Honours Thesis positions available for Lakehead students to work on one of the several projects such as [1] Microbial Dissolution and Enrichment of Gold and Other Valuable Metals from Electronics Circuit Boards. [2] Biodegrading Enzyme Producing Microorganism Assisted Extraction of Bioactive Compounds: Polyphenol, Saponin, and Quercetin Extraction from Dandelion, Milkweed, and Goldenrod. [3] Mixture of Organic Wastes and Rock-dissolving and Biodegrading Bacteria for Mining Tailing Sites Bioremediation and Vegetation.

(For Lakehead University Students Only, you may register for one or more of the following courses: Biol 3990, 3991, 4610, 4630 & Biol 4101 Honours Thesis, Applied Bio-Molecular Science (APBI): APBI 3811, 3813, 4811, 4813, Natural Resources Management (NMRT): NMRT 4259, 4270, and other research internship courses).

If you have interest to discuss the potential opportunities, you are welcome to send your (1) Cover letter, (2) Updated CV, (3) Unofficial transcripts if available to the Labposition@gmail.com.

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