Brian Cox, PhD

Brian CoxDepartment of Physiology

Dr. Cox completed his MSc in Biochemistry at the University of Guelph and his PhD in Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto. He is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology.

Dr. Cox heads the Cox Systems Biology Lab in the Department of Physiology. He has trained across multiple disciplines including biochemistry, environmental chemistry, toxicology, developmental biology and bioinformatics. As well, he spent several years in the bio-tech sector working on antimicrobial drug development.

In addition to his many teaching commitments, he also devised and developed PSL1040H Systems Biology in Physiology. He was also recognized with the Robert Goode Early Career Teaching Award from the Department of Physiology last year.