Scientific expertise and affiliations

Canadian Grain Commission staff are experts in their fields, known throughout the world grain community.

Here, you will find a summary of the expertise of staff who are distinguished in fields of scientific research or monitoring. You will also find a list of domestic and international organizations in which the Grain Research Laboratory of the Canadian Grain Commission is active.

Scientific experts

  • Blaine Timlick MSc, Stored Products Entomologist, Grain Sanitation Services
  • Bin Xiao Fu PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Bread and Durum Wheat Research
  • Daniel Perry PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Variety Identification Monitoring and Research
  • Dave Hatcher PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Analytical Services and Asian End Products
  • Vacant, Coordinator, Analytical Services
  • Marta Izydorczyk PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Research on Barley and other Grains/Milling and Malting
  • Ning Wang PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Pulse Research
  • Sheryl Tittlemier PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager/Head of Technologies Section, Trace Organics and Trace Elements Analysis
  • Tigst Demeke PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Grain Biotechnology Research
  • Tom Gräfenhan PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Microbiology
  • Twylla McKendry MSc, Program Manager/Head of Crops Section, Analytical Services
  • Véronique Barthet PhD, Research Scientist/Program Manager, Oilseeds Monitoring and Research