Dr. Denina Simmons was appointed to the Faculty of Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in July 2018, where she is a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Aquatic Environmental Biology and runs the Aquatic Omics Lab. Denina received her undergraduate degree from Ryerson University and then completed her master’s and doctoral degrees at Trent University. Denina completed two consecutive post-doctoral fellowships at Environment Canada and after that, she had two consecutive contracts working on ‘Omics projects with the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Conservation, and Parks.
2018-2019 Lab Group. From left to right: Jessica Leger, Dr. Simmons, Jordan Anderson, Nancy Tannouri.