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August 19, 2017
 
 
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Award-winning Laurier student working on greener ways to make pure molecules
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Wounded Warriors Canada Sponsors National Summit for Public Safety Personnel
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Centre provides free week at sports camp to underprivileged kids
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Laurier researcher working to control salmonella risk on fresh produce
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Dr. Matt Smith, Biology A molecular plant cell biologist, Matthew Smith studies how proteins are delivered to the sub-compartments, or organelles, found within cells by intracellular protein trafficking systems. The long-term goal of Matt’s research program is to understand the mechanisms of protein targeting and import into the plant-specific organelles called chloroplasts, which are the site of photosynthesis, and serve as a model organelle. The research will contribute to our understanding of basic cell biology, chloroplast biogenesis, and plant growth and development.

Dr. Matt Smith
Assistant Professor,
Biology