Graeme holds a PhD in medical and molecular genetics and has postdoctoral research experience in protein engineering. He drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the life sciences, with particular expertise in antibody-related technologies, gene editing, diagnostics and personalized medicine. Graeme also assists clients with Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) applications and is himself an amateur breeder of Passiflora varieties.
Graeme conducted his doctoral research at The Hospital for Sick Children (University of Toronto), which culminated in the discovery of the human gene that is mutated in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome. He then worked for three years as a postdoctoral researcher at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, U.K., focusing on synthetic biology and directed evolution.
Graeme then worked for three years as a postdoctoral researcher at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK, focusing on synthetic biology and protein engineering.