Sheila MacFieWestern Science

Mechanisms of Metal-Tolerance in Plants

Sheila Macfie


Ph.D. University of Alberta
M.Sc. Queen’s University
B.Sc. Queen’s University


My students and I investigate the mechanisms of metal-tolerance in plants from an eco-physiological perspective. We are interested in everything from the rhizosphere to intracellular compartmentation.

Honours and Awards

The Marilyn Robinson Award for Excellence in Teaching
Faculty of Science Award of Excellence in Teaching
USC Teaching Honour Roll


    Department of Biology
    Room 2051 B&GS Building
    Western University
    London ON Canada
    N6A 5B7


    Hordeum Vulgare
    Photo credit; F. Akhter
    Hordeum vulgare in hydroponics