Dr. James E. Thomas

Associate Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

Coordinator of Biochemistry

University of Lethbridge

Lethbridge, Alberta


Dr. James Thomas is the Coordinator for
the Agricultural Biotechnology and Biochemistry Programs.
His research interests include cell and molecular biology / biochemistry. He studies environmental microbiology, specializing in cause and effect associations in the occurrence of waterborne pathogens, in particular in relation to agriculture, environment and urban / industrial activities.
Thomas also researches agricultural biotechnology in a collaborative research project on the development of new forage crops such as Perennial Cereal rye and fenugreek in support of the livestock industry, and application of plant products within the biotech industry.