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Ms. Zohra Zahir

Degree(s): M.Sc. Genetics, B.Sc. Environmental Science

Job Title: PhD Candidate

Department: Biology

Institution: University of Regina
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, Saskatchewan S4S 0A2

Contact Information

Email: zohrazahir@uregina.ca
Work Phone: (306) 337-2355
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Research Profile

Section Affiliation: Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Research Interest:

Methylmercury (MeHg) is one of the most toxic compounds among the mercury species. Most of the MeHg in nature is produced by microbes possessing a certain pair of genes. My project goal is to answer what chemical parameters make these microbes produce MeHg and what environmental conditions increase MeHg production?

Keywords: Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geomicrobiology