Wilf Keller (photo courtesy of Ag-West Bio)

A leader in biotechnology

A U of S alumnus and major figure in Saskatchewan's agricultural biotechnology scene was featured in the Jan. 26 issue of Bridges.

Keller completed his undergraduate and PhD degrees at the U of S, specializing in crop science. He has a storied research career, from post-doctoral work in Germany to decades spent with the National Research Council of Canada in Ottawa and Saskatoon. 

Currently, Keller is the president and CEO of Ag-West Bio, Saskatchewan’s bioscience industry association and bioeconomy catalyst. Ag-West Bio is a founding partner of Protein Industries Canada, a not-for-profit consortium nvolved in plant protein and plant-based co-products which can potentially inject billions of dollars into the Canadian economy.

Keller is also a recipient of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit (2015) and an inductee of the Saskatchewan Agricultural Hall of Fame (2017). 

Read more at Bridges.

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