George Colin diCenzo

George Colin diCenzo

Assistant Professor


Queen's University

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George diCenzo's Full Profile 

​Dr. diCenzo joined the Department of Biology at Queen's University as an Assistant Professor in July of 2019. He completed my B.Sc. (2012) in Molecular Biology and Genetics at McMaster University (Canada), during which he performed research in the group of Prof. Turlough Finan. He remained in Dr. Finan's group to complete his Ph.D (2017) in Biology. He then joined the group of Prof. Alessio Mengoni at the University of Florence (Italy) as a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, where he also worked closely with Prof. Marco Fondi. During this time, he spent two months with Dr. Peter Mergaert at a CNRS institute just outside of Paris (France). In 2017 he was awarded the Armand Frappier Outstanding Student Award from the Canadian Society of Microbiology for my Ph.D. research. 

George is a Project Co-Leader on the Open Plastic.