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Dr. Kelvin Ogilvie

Location: Wolfville, NS

Award: Principal Award

Category: Molecular Biology

Year: 1992

Innovation:

Devised the gene machine, a ubiquitous and essential tool used by both frontier researchers and undergraduate students to study natural and modified DNA and RNA. Dr. Ogilvie furthermore developed the drug ganciclovir, crucially used in organ transplant surgeries to prevent organ rejection.