Dr. Gerry Wright

Dr. Gerry Wright, Director, Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University; Canada Research Chair in Antibiotic Biochemistry Dr. Gerry Wright received his BSc in Biochemistry (1986) and his PhD in Chemistry (1990) from the University of Waterloo. He pursued his postdoctoral research at Harvard Medical School, where he spent two years working on the molecular mechanism of resistance to the antibiotic vancomycin in enterococci. In 1993, Dr. Wright joined the Department of Biochemistry at McMaster University.

Currently, he holds the Michael G. DeGroote Chair in Infection and Anti-Infective Research and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Antibiotic Biochemistry (held since 2001). From 2001-2007 Dr. Wright served as Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. He is founding director of the McMaster Antimicrobial Research Centre and co-founder of the McMaster High Throughput Screening Facility.

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