Robert A R Hurta

Name:
Robert A R Hurta
Email:
rhurta@upei.ca
Position:
Professor
Department
Biology
Phone:
902-566-0476
Building
Duffy Science Centre 436
Island Scholar
Island Scholar Biography

BSc, BA, MSc, PhD (Manitoba)

Associate Professor

Dr. Robert Hurta, a molecular/cellular biologist, conducts research on gene expression and regulation relevant to vascular and cancer cell biology. He investigates the effects of compounds from plant and marine sources on cancer cell and vascular smooth muscle cell behaviours and the possible chemopreventative and chemoprotective properties of these compounds.

Research Interests
  • Regulation relevant to vascular and cancer cell biology