Sabine Kuss, PhD
Associate Head – Graduate Studies, Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Manitoba
Dr. Sabine Kuss is Associate Head of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Manitoba. She is an interdisciplinary scientist, and her research specializes in the electrochemical recognition of transmembrane molecule transport in living biological systems. As a bioanalytical electrochemist, her research team investigates endocrinological diseases, mitochondrial dysfunctions, drug resistance in bacteria and cancer, cancer development, and the development of electrochemical biosensors.
During her academic career she completed her undergraduate studies in Biology at the University of Technology Dresden, Germany, followed by an M.Sc. degree in Biochemistry at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Dr Kuss received a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry at McGill University in 2015 and took the opportunity to work as a Marie Curie European Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford, England. In 2019, Sabine was awarded the Early Career Analytical Electrochemistry Prize by the International Society of Electrochemistry. In 2022, Sabine received a Falconer Emerging Researcher Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research, and she is a 2022 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner.