Jennifer Klenz

Associate Professor of Teaching

Office: Biosci 4045

I did my graduate and postdoctoral research in the field of Developmental Genetics studying genes needed to make flowers in Arabidopsis thaliana and genes involved in making the nervous system of the fruitfly Drosophila melanogaster. I now mostly teach genetics.

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  • Research area
    Cell and Developmental Biology
  • History

    B.S.A.(Honours Crop Science) Univ. of Saskatchewan
    Ph.D. (Molecular and Cellular Biology) Univ. of Massachusetts at Amherst

Currently teaching in 2020:

BIOL 140 Laboratory Investigations in LIfe Science

Past Courses Taught:

  • BIOL 111 Introduction to Modern Biology
  • BIOL 203 Microbial Ecology (Lab)
  • BIOL 121 Genetics, Evolution and Ecology
  • BIOL 234 Fundamentals of Genetics
  • BIOL 331 Developmental Biology (Lab)
  • BIOL 337 Introductory Genetics Lab

Killiam Teaching Award for Science

For Research

Awarded by the UBC Faculty of Science to recognize distinguished teaching at any level or combination of levels: introductory, advanced or graduate.