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Rick Goertzen

Senior Laboratory Technician, Omics and Precision Agriculture Laboratory (OPAL)

Phone: 1-306-966-3719
Email: rick.goertzen@gifs.ca

A graduate of the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Biotechnology program, Rick has more than fifteen years experience in the biotech research industry working with a range of establishments including start-up companies to large multinational corporations.  Along with the biotechnical experience this has provided, Rick has also acquired formal training in Six Sigma methodology, leading process improvement initiatives and successfully contributing to the establishment of high through-put automated laboratory environments.

Rick’s primary responsibilities at GIFS are to provide technical expertise in the field of plant related flow cytometry including the development of new techniques and the interpretation of related scientific data.