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Dr. Barnaby Frankish, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Associate

Faculty of Kinesiology

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Cell: 403.899.5571


Office: HPL, KNB225

For media enquiries, contact

Leanne Yohemas - Director, Communications and Marketing, Faculty of Kinesiology. 



Educational Background

Ph.D. Biochemistry and Muscle Physiology, La Trobe University,

Honours Animal and Veterinary Bioscieneces, La Trobe University,

BSc. Animal and Veterinary Biosciences, La Trobe University,


Barney is a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Calgary, experienced in skeletal muscle health, exercise physiology, and cellular biochemistry. Barney is passionate about the prescription of exercise as a form of medicine for healthier living, primarily focused on the expression and regulation of proteins within skeletal muscle in response to age, exercise, disease and/or nutrition in a muscle fibre type-dependent manner.


Areas of Research

Muscle physiology, Biochemistry, Exercise science

Participation in university strategic initiatives