Janusz Zwiazek


Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

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About Me

Job/Research Area: Tree physiology


  • Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences Teaching Award (2015).
  • Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences Teacher of the Year (2000, 2004, 2011-2015).
  • The David J. Gifford Award in Tree Physiology (2010).
  • International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO) Scientific Achievement Award (2010).
  • University of Alberta McCalla Professor (2003-2004, 2009-2010).
  • University of Alberta Annual Killam Professor (2002-2003).


Major Responsibilities/Research Interests: Tree physiology; effects of pollution, drought and other environmental stresses on function and structure of trees; stress resistance, physiological, biochemical and structural adaptations of trees to stress; tree improvement and stress conditioning; structure and function of cell membranes.