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'''Alisdair Boraston''', ''University of Victoria, Canada.''
 
'''Alisdair Boraston''', ''University of Victoria, Canada.''
  
This is the user page of Alisdair ("Al") Boraston. I am an Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Interactions, and Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar in the [http://web.uvic.ca/biochem/ Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology] at the [http://www.uvic.ca/ University of Victoria], Victoria, Canada. I obtained by PhD working on [[carbohydrate-binding modules]] (CBMs - at the time they were cellulose-binding domains) under Dr. Douglas Kilburn and Dr. Tony Warren at the [http://www.ubc.ca/ University of British Columbia], Vancouver, Canada. After a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funded post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. ^^^Gideon Davies^^^ in the YSBL at the University of York, UK, where I worked on the structures of [[Carbohydrate-binding_modules|CBMs]] and [[glycoside hydrolases]] (GHs), I returned to my hometown of Victoria to take up my current position. My research program currently focuses on the structures and functions of carbohydrate-active enzymes, including their [[Carbohydrate-binding_modules|CBMs]], which are involved in plant cell wall polysaccharide depolymerization and microbial pathogenesis.
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This is the user page of Alisdair ("Al") Boraston. I am a Professor in the [http://web.uvic.ca/biochem/ Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology] at the [http://www.uvic.ca/ University of Victoria], Victoria, Canada. I obtained by PhD working on [[carbohydrate-binding modules]] (CBMs - at the time they were cellulose-binding domains) under Dr. Douglas Kilburn and Dr. Tony Warren at the [http://www.ubc.ca/ University of British Columbia], Vancouver, Canada. After a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funded post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. ^^^Gideon Davies^^^ in the YSBL at the University of York, UK, where I worked on the structures of [[Carbohydrate-binding_modules|CBMs]] and [[glycoside hydrolases]] (GHs), I returned to my hometown of Victoria to take up my current position. My research program currently focuses on the structures and functions of carbohydrate-active enzymes that are involved in marine algae polysaccharide depolymerization and microbial pathogenesis.
 
[[Category:Contributors|Boraston, Alisdair]]
 
[[Category:Contributors|Boraston, Alisdair]]

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Alisdair Boraston, University of Victoria, Canada.

This is the user page of Alisdair ("Al") Boraston. I am a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada. I obtained by PhD working on carbohydrate-binding modules (CBMs - at the time they were cellulose-binding domains) under Dr. Douglas Kilburn and Dr. Tony Warren at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. After a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada funded post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Gideon Davies in the YSBL at the University of York, UK, where I worked on the structures of CBMs and glycoside hydrolases (GHs), I returned to my hometown of Victoria to take up my current position. My research program currently focuses on the structures and functions of carbohydrate-active enzymes that are involved in marine algae polysaccharide depolymerization and microbial pathogenesis.