Jeella Acedo



Position: Assistant Professor

Institution: Mount Royal University 

Role with AMR - One Health Consortium: Collaborator


Dr. Jeella Acedo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at Mount Royal University. Her research focus is on the genome-guided discovery and characterization of peptide antimicrobials. Prior to coming to MRU, Jeella was an NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the research group of Prof. Wilfred van der Donk. She obtained her PhD in Chemistry (Chemical Biology) in 2017 from the University of Alberta, where she was an Alberta Innovates Health Solutions Scholar under the supervision of Prof. John Vederas. Before coming to UofA, she taught for 3 years at the University of the Philippines Los Baños.