Christopher Buschhaus, PhD

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Christopher Buschhaus, PhD Assistant Professor of Biology

Ph: 506-858-8970 Ext. 131
Email: Christopher.Buschhaus@crandallu.ca


BSc (Hons), Trinity Western University
PhD, University of British Columbia

Honours & Scholarships

The Steven & Ella Steeves Award for Excellence in Teaching, Crandall University, 2017

Cordula and Gunter Paetzold Fellowship, 2008-2010

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Research
  • Agroecology
  • Applied Ecology
  • Biochemistry for Life Sciences
  • Botany
  • Coastal Ecology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Issues
  • Evolution
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Plant Propagation
  • Research Methods in the Life Sciences

Select Publications & Presentations

Hedgebarth D, Buschhaus C, Wu M, Bird D and Jetter R (2016) The composition of surface wax on trichomes of Arabidopsis thaliana differs from wax on other epidermal cells.  Plant Journal 88: 762-774

Jetter R and Buschhaus C (2015) Quantifying the permeability of the apoplastic water barrier in cosmos petals.  Bioprotocols 5: e1652

Buschhaus C, Hager D and Jetter R (2015) Wax layers on Cosmos bipinnatus petals contribute unequally to the total petal water resistance. Plant Physiology 167: 80-88

Buschhaus C, Peng C and Jetter R (2013) Very-long-chain 1,2- and 1,3-bifunctional compounds from the cuticular wax of Cosmos bipinnatus petals. Phytochemistry 91: 249–256

Buschhaus C and Jetter R (2012) Composition and physiological function of the wax layers coating Arabidopsis leaves: β-amyrin negatively affects the intracuticular water barrier. Plant Physiology 160: 1120-1129

Buschhaus C and Jetter R (2011) Composition differences between epicuticular and intracuticular wax substructures: how do plants seal their epidermal surfaces? Journal of Experimental Botany 62:841-853

Buschhaus C, Herz H and Jetter R (2007) Chemical composition of the epicuticular and
intracuticular wax layers on the adaxial side of Rosa canina leaves. Annals of Botany 100: 1557-1564

Buschhaus C, Herz H and Jetter R (2007) Chemical composition of the epicuticular and intracuticular wax layers on the adaxial side of Ligustrum vulgare leaves. New Phytologist 176: 311-316

Wen M, Buschhaus C and Jetter R (2006) Nanotubules on plant surfaces: Formation and chemical composition of epicuticular wax crystals on needles of Taxus baccata L. Phytochemistry 67: 1808-1817

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