Roderick Adrian Ernest Slavcev
Department of Pharmaceutical Science, School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo, Canada
Roderick Slavcev is an Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Waterloo, School of Pharmacy and holds the Shopper’s Drug Mart Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship Chair. Holding an MBA specialized in biopharma management and commercialization, Roderick currently directs and delivers the School of Pharmacy. He also created and was instrumental in designing the first Medical Microbiology Laboratory to be offered by a Canadian Pharmacy curriculum.
Mediphage Bioceuticals (MB) and encompasses pharmaceutics, cell biology, genetics, molecular biology, virology and technology transfer within the ultimate aim of bringing new treatments to the global environment, especially less developed countries. MB research projects focus on bacteriophage-based biotechnology and include the use of coliphages and phage-encoded genes and genetic elements to design and construct vectors for the development of novel vaccines, biopharmaceuticals and gene therapy systems, and the identification and application of novel phage genomic anti-bacterial genes to treat and dispose of the clinical culprits of global bacterial infection.