David Suzuki Foundation
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David Suzuki, Co-Founder of the David Suzuki
Foundation, is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He
is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities
of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way.
Suzuki is a geneticist. He graduated from Amherst College (Massachusetts) in
1958 with an Honours BA in Biology, followed by a Ph.D. in Zoology from the
University of Chicago in 1961. He held a research associateship in the Biology
Division of Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Lab (1961-62), was an Assistant
Professor in Genetics at the University of Alberta (1962-63), and since then has
been a faculty member of the University of British Columbia. He is now Professor
Emeritus at UBC.