Halifax, NS, Canada
John Archibald is a Professor and Arthur B. McDonald Research Chair of Excellence at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is also the Director of Dalhousie’s Institute for Comparative Genomics. Dr. Archibald is an Associate Editor for Genome Biology & Evolution and an Editorial Board member of several journals including Current Biology and BMC Biology. He is the author of ~170 research articles and two books: One Plus One Equals One: Symbiosis and the Evolution of Complex Life (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Genomics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2018).
Dr. Archibald is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and in 2016 was elected Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2019 Dr. Archibald was awarded the Miescher-Ishida Prize from the International Society of Endocytobiology for his work on symbiosis and organelle evolution.