Shauna Dr. Shauna Zenteno – Vice Dean, Operations, FGS

Dr. Shauna Zenteno is the Vice Dean, Operations in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and an Associate Professor, Biology in the Faculty of Science and Technology at Athabasca University. She is honoured to have the opportunity to work with many people across AU to enhance graduate education. In her nearly 15 years at AU she has been involved in many initiatives across the institution, including Imagine, the AU Strategic Plan. Her research is on the metagenomics of aquatic systems in the north, the mechanisms of bacterial persistence, and the discovery of novel antimicrobials. She is a busy mother of two amazing kids and has gained a lot of experience over the years as a woman in science and academia who maintains a demanding career while being a hands-on mo

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