User:Dr. Richard Gordon

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Dr. Richard Gordon (an artistic interpretation)
  • Dr. Richard Gordon
  • University of Manitoba
  • Department of Radiology
  • Room GA216, HSC, 820 Sherbrook Street
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9, Canada

I work in my own lab at the University of Manitoba. I learned about OpenWetWare via our formation of Grey Thumb SL, and I've joined because of my research in embryo physics.


  • 1967, PhD, Chemical Physics, University of Oregon
  • 1963, BS, Mathematics, University of Chicago

Research interests

  1. How does a vertebrate embryo build itself? Planning a Second LifeĀ® course: Embryo & Genome Physics & Engineering, Fall 2008
  2. Diatom morphogenesis, motility and nanotechnology
  3. Detection of premetastasis cancer via high resolution low dose computed tomography (CT)
  4. Optimal halting of the HIV/AIDS epidemic: OptAIDS Workshop (


  1. Nouri C, Luppes R, Veldman AE, Tuszynski JA, and Gordon R. Rayleigh instability of the inverted one-cell amphibian embryo. Phys Biol. 2008 Apr 10;5(1):015006. DOI:10.1088/1478-3975/5/1/015006 | PubMed ID:18403830 | HubMed [gordon08]
  2. Van Uytven E, Pistorius S, and Gordon R. An iterative three-dimensional electron density imaging algorithm using uncollimated compton scattered x rays from a polyenergetic primary pencil beam. Med Phys. 2007 Jan;34(1):256-65. DOI:10.1118/1.2400835 | PubMed ID:17278511 | HubMed [gordon07]
  3. Gordon R, Kling HJ, and Sterrenburg FA. A guide to the diatom literature for diatom nanotechnologists. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2005 Jan;5(1):175-8. DOI:10.1166/jnn.2005.021 | PubMed ID:15762176 | HubMed [gordon05]
  4. MOGHADAS, S. M., A. B. GUMEL, R. G. MCLEOD, AND R. GORDON. 2004. Could condoms stop the AIDS epidemic? Journal of Theoretical Medicine 5: 171-181.

  5. Gordon, R. (1999). The Hierarchical Genome and Differentiation Waves: Novel Unification of Development, Genetics and Evolution, Singapore & London: World Scientific & Imperial College Press., 2 vols., 1836p. isbn=981-02-2268-8(set)

  6. Gordon, R. 1996. Computer controlled evolution of diatoms: design for a compustat. Nova Hedwigia 112: 213-216.


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