Hargurdeep (Deep) Saini

faculty_img Academic Title: Professor

Campus: UTM

CSB Appointment: Full

Primary Undergraduate Department:
Biology, UTM

Graduate Programs:
Cell & Systems Biology

Titles and Honors:

Academic or Administrative Appointments:
Vice-President, U of T
Principal, UTM

Ph.D. University of Adelaide 1982 M.Sc. (Hon’s) Punjab Agricultural University 1977 B.Sc. (Hon’s) Punjab Agricultural University 1975


Mailing Address
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
3359 Mississauga Road North
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6


Contact Information
Office phone: 905-828-5211 
Office: DV 3216 
Lab phone:  
Email: deep.saini@utoronto.ca 


Research Areas
Molecular Biology
Plant Biology



“My general research interests encompass the physiological, biochemical and molecular responses of plants to environmental stresses, defense mechanisms in plants and the application of biotechnology to improve plant tolerance against adverse environments. Our current research is focused on the roles of thiol and halide methylation in plant metabolism and stress tolerance: 1.