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PRESS RELEASE:  July 8, 2011

      CONTACT:  Dan Pernokis
      Candlenut Books
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      Tel:  (705) 946-2882



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Dr. Gina Mohammed Author Bio & Photos

Gina Mohammed is a research scientist, speaker, and writer, with a Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, and a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Toronto in Ontario.  She has authored over a hundred scientific publications and written dozens of magazine articles for the general public. 

One of Gina's favourite topics is Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) the herbs, medicinals, foods, and household & aesthetic goods obtainable from the forest.  She has just released "The Canadian NTFP Business Companion Ideas, Techniques and Resources for Small Businesses in Non-Timber Forest Products & Services" (ISBN: 978-0-9731097-2-6), an electronic publication on CD/DVD aimed at entrepreneurs in Canada and the northern United States who want to enter this rapidly emerging sector.

Previous books include a collection of inspirational reflections called "Catnip and Kerosene Grass What Plants Teach Us About Life" (ISBN: 0-9731097-0-X), and "Miracles & Mustard Seeds Little Things You Can Do to Serve the Lord" (ISBN: 978-0-9731097-1-9), both published by Candlenut Books.

A popular speaker, Dr. Mohammed has presented seminars, workshops, lectures, and keynote addresses to diverse audiences across North America and Europe.  She was a research scientist for ten years at the Ontario Forest Research Institute in Sault Ste. Marie and served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo.  She participates in a variety of advisory roles to government and industry, presently as a consultant to the European Space Agency on remote sensing projects.

Gina and her husband now own and operate P&M Technologies, a science and information technology company in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.  In her spare time, Gina is a stained glass artisan who has designed hundreds of original pieces, including a unique series of patterns on CD called "The Northern Wildflowers Collection".



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  • Further career information in more depth is available on Gina's personal web site:
    www.GinaMohammed.com


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