Dr. Kimmins received her Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in 2003 and completed her post-doctoral training at the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire in Strasbourg, France in 2005. She was appointed to the Department of Animal Science in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in September of 2005 and is a tenured Associate Professor. She is an associate member of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine at McGill. She holds a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Epigenetics, Reproduction and Development and was the Associate Director for the McGill Center for the Study of Reproduction (2014-2017). In 2019 she received the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society exchange speaker award with the Society for the Study of Reproduction. In 2014 she received the Young Andrologist Award from the American Society of Andrology, and in 2016 the Society for the Study of Reproduction Young Investigator award. She is a frequent invited speaker with over 80 presentations including the American Society for Andrology, Keystone Symposia, the Society for the Study of Reproduction and at the Gordon Research Conference series. She has served as a grant peer reviewer for CIHR, the National Institutes of Health (USA) and the Medical Research Council (United Kingdom) and is extensively involved in several international societies at the council and committee levels. She is an Associate editor for Biology of Reproduction and Environmental Health Perspectives. She was an elected council member for the Society for the Study of Reproduction (2016-2019) and is the Chair of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, Andrology Special Interest Group (2019-2021).