Canadian Forest Service employee directory

Martin Williams

Forest Genomics and Health Research Biologist
Atlantic Forestry Centre
1350 Regent Street, P.O. Box 4000
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5P7

Tel.: (506) 452-3455


  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 2004

Areas of Interests:

  • Plant molecular biology
  • Functional genomics in forest trees
  • Gene discovery and gene function characterization
  • Activation tagging in poplar

Research Projects:

  • Screening and characterization of activation tagged poplar trees for the identification of new genes involved in plant form and function
  • Gene expression analysis of poplar activation tagged lines


  • MSc in Biophysics (2000), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières