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Maria Trainer

  • Program Director
  • Council of Canadian Academies
  • 4PublicationsNumber of items in Maria's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

About

Maria Trainer is a Program Director at the Council of Canadian Academies. Maria received her Ph.D. in Bacterial Molecular Genetics from the University of Waterloo, where she held an NSERC graduate fellowship. During her time at the University of Waterloo she also served two consecutive terms as Vice President (Operations and Finance) for the Graduate Student Association and, in this capacity, worked on numerous projects both internal and external to the University. Maria received her Master’s degree in Biochemistry from Washington State University, where she held an NIH Biotechnology Training Fellowship. Prior to that, Maria graduated from the University of Idaho with a double major in Microbiology and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and minors in Chemistry and Sports Science.

Publications (4)

  • Goals, gaps and governance: The holy grail in preserving Canada’s hidden liquid gold

    • Trainer M
    • Baveye P
    • Syme G
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  • Influence of the poly-3-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) granule-associated proteins (PhaP1 and PhaP2) on PHB accumulation and symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Sinorhizobium meliloti Rm1021.

    • Wang C
    • Sheng X
    • Equi R
    • et al.
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  • Role of a conserved membrane glycine residue in a dicarboxylate transporter from Sinorhizobium meliloti.

    • Trainer M
    • Yurgel S
    • Kahn M
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  • The role of PHB metabolism in the symbiosis of rhizobia with legumes.

    • Trainer M
    • Charles T
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Professional experience

Program Director

Council of Canadian Academies

September 2008 - Present

Education history

PhD

University of Waterloo

September 2004 - March 2009(5 years)

MS Biochemistry

Washington State University

September 2001 - September 2004(3 years)

BS Microbiology

University of Idaho

September 1998 - December 2000(2 years)

BS Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

University of Idaho

September 1998 - December 2000(2 years)