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A

ACCILI, Eric
Associate Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-6900
eric.accili at ubc.ca
Studying the molecular mechanisms that are responsible for cellular pacemaking behaviour and that underlie the function and expression of “pacemaker” channels.

 


ALIMOHAMMADI, Majid
Senior Instructor
Copp Building
604-822-7545
majid.alimohammadi at ubc.ca
I am the director of Anatomy 390 (summer), 391 (winter) and 392. I also direct the lab component of RHSC 420 for Masters of Occupational Therapy students. My other responsibilities include teaching 1st and 2nd year medical and dental students in Gross Anatomy, Histology and Neuroanatomy labs.

ALLAN, Douglas
Associate Professor
Life Sciences Centre
doug.allan at ubc.ca
Specification of neuronal identity during Drosophila nervous system development.


B

BAMJI, Shernaz
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-4746
sbamji at mail.ubc.ca
Molecular mechanisms underlying synapse formation, maintenance and elimination. Role of cell adhesion molecules at the synapse.

604-875-5641
bernie.bressler at ubc.ca


C

CHURCH, John
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-2751
john.church at ubc.ca
Regulation of intracellular pH and ion homeostasis in mammalian central neurons. Role of Na/H exchangers in neurite morphogenesis.

CLEE, Susanne
Assistant Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-4271
susanne.clee at ubc.ca
Genetics of obesity and diabetes. We use genetics as a tool to discover novel molecules and pathways promoting obesity and diabetes, and perform detailed physiological, cellular and biochemical studies to understand their roles in the development of these diseases.

COOPER, Dawn
Senior Instructor
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-5957
d.cooper at ubc.ca

COURNEYA, Carol-Ann
Associate Professor
Copp Building
604-822-8245
courneya at mail.ubc.ca
My background is in Cardiovascular Physiology. My research interests are in Medical Education and include Medical Student Admissions and Faculty Development.


D

DOROUDI, Majid
Senior Instructor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-7224
majid.doroudi at ubc.ca


H

HAAS, Kurt
Professor
Brain Research Centre
604-822-9770
kurt.haas at ubc.ca
Direct imaging of structural and functional plasticity in the intact and awake developing brain underlying normal growth and formation of dysfunctional neural networks leading to Autism, Schizophrenia and Epilepsy.

Life Sciences Centre
604-827-3789
geoffrey.hammond at ubc.ca


J

JOHNSON, James
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-7187
james.d.johnson at ubc.ca
Molecular Signalling in Diabetes. We seek the fundamental causes of diabetes, the mechanism by which critical genes and acquired factors control pancreatic beta-cell survival and function.


K

KEHL, Steven
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-2185
steven.kehl at ubc.ca
Molecular biology techniques coupled with voltage-clamp analysis of single channel and macroscopic currents to gain an insight into the structure and function of potassium channels.

Life Sciences Centre
604-822-2156
tim.kieffer at ubc.ca
In the Lab of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, we are combining both modern molecular and physiological techniques to develop innovative gene and cell therapy methods to treat diabetes.

KINDLER, Pawel
Senior Instructor
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-5959
pawel.kindler at ubc.ca

KOPP, Janel
Assistant Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-0626
janelk at mail.ubc.ca
Identifying the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying development of pancreatic diseases such as diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

KREBS, Claudia
Professor of Teaching
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-5694
claudia.krebs at ubc.ca

KWOK, Kenny
Associate Professor
Copp Building
604-822-6228
kenny.kwok at ubc.ca
The physiological roles of gastrointestinal peptides, with emphasis on purinergic regulation of secretions and functions of gastric peptides in normal and pathophysiological states.


L

LOEWEN, Christopher
Associate Professor
Life Sciences Centre
christopher.loewen at ubc.ca
Understand how the endoplasmic reticulum contacts and communicates with other organelles through defining the molecules that mediate these contacts.


M

MASON, Barry
Senior Instructor
Copp Building
604-822-7253
barry.mason at ubc.ca
I am the course coordinator for PHYL 302, a laboratory course in general human physiology for students in Pharmacy. Additionally, I teach components of PHYL 301 and PHYL 424 courses.

MOORE, Edwin
Professor & Interim Head
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-2498
edwin.moore at ubc.ca
The lab investigates excitation-contraction coupling in muscle cells. We are particularly interested in the role of caveolae in cardiac muscle, and employ a combination of 3D imaging, contraction studies, and viral gene transfection to investigate normal and abnormal hearts.

MOUKHLES, Hakima
Associate Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-7882
hakima.moukhles at ubc.ca
Role of dystroglycan, a protein associated with several forms of muscular dystrophy, in the central nervous system. Molecular mechanisms underlying the dystroglycan-mediated targeting and polarization of proteins in glial cells.


N

Life Sciences Centre
604-822-7000
ivan.robert.nabi at ubc.ca
Cell biology of autocrine motility factor and its receptor; caveolae/raft-dependent endocytosis; organelle biogenesis; tumor cell motility and pseudopodial protrusion.

NAUS, Christian
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-4383
christian.naus at ubc.ca
Gap junctions, developmental neuroscience, cell biology, cancer research.


O

Life Sciences Centre
604-822-9759
timothy.oconnor at ubc.ca
Functional analysis of transmembrane and secreted Semaphorins in the developing nervous system. Examination of the mechanisms that underlie directed cellular motility.

OSBORNE, Sally
Senior Instructor
Copp Building
604-822-3421
sally.osborne at ubc.ca
www.sallyosborne.com
Senior Instructor, Undergraduate Advisor, CAPS 303, CAPS 422 Course Director & CAPS Co-op Coordinator

OYEDELE, Olusegun
Senior Instructor
UBC Okanagan
250-807-8253
olusegun.oyedele at ubc.ca
Education (Southern Medical Program)


P

PINDER, Karen
Senior Instructor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-1797
kpinder at exchange.ubc.ca


R

RIDEOUT, Elizabeth
Assistant Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-0623
elizabeth.rideout at ubc.ca
Understanding how male-female differences in the regulation of growth and metabolism lead to sex differences in body size, stress responses and lifespan in Drosophila.

Life Sciences Centre
604-822-0779
calvin.roskelley at ubc.ca
Podocalyxin in Breast Cancer Progression. Solid Tumor Progression Research Unit. Regulation of BRCA1 in Sporadic Ovarian Cancer.


T

TANENTZAPF, Guy
Associate Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-827-4334
guy.tanentzapf at ubc.ca
Integrin function in morphogenesis in the fly. My main scientific interest is in determining how cells come together to form complex structures and then, once formed, how such structures are maintained.


U

Life Sciences Centre
604-822-5833
t.michael.underhill at ubc.ca
Delineation of the genetic programs operating in skeletal development. My laboratory incorporates genome-wide cell and molecular biological approaches to decipher the function of genes in the formation of tissues such as bone, cartilage, fat and muscle.


V

VIAU, Victor
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-3899
victor.viau at ubc.ca
Central pathways mediating testosterone effects on hypothalamic response to stress.

VO, Lien
Instructor (Part-Time)
Life Sciences Centre
lienvo at mail.ubc.ca

VOGL, A. Wayne
Professor
Life Sciences Centre
604-822-2395
vogl at mail.ubc.ca
Motor proteins and spermatid translocation in the seminiferous epithelium; Intercellular junction turnover during spermatogenesis.


Y

YULE, Heather
Instructor (Part-Time)
Life Sciences Centre
heather.yule at ubc.ca


EMERITI

AKESSON, Elizabeth (Betty)
Professor Emerita

BAIMBRIDGE, Kenneth
Professor Emeritus

EMERMAN, Joanne
Professor Emerita

FORD, Donna
Instructor Emerita

HOLLENBERG, Martin
Dean Emeritus

KEELER, Ralph
Emeritus

LEDSOME, John R.
Emeritus

LIOY, Franco
Emeritus

MATHERS, David A.
Associate Professor Emeritus

McINTOSH, Christopher
Professor Emeritus

OVALLE, William K.
Professor Emeritus

TODD, Mary
Professor Emerita

WEINBERG, Joanne
Professor Emerita


AFFILIATES

CHRISTIE, Brian
Professor
Division of Medical Sciences
University of Victoria
250-472-4244
brain64 at uvic.ca

CRAWFORD,Bruce
Professor Emeritus
University of Victoria
250-472-5518
bcrawfor at uvic.ca

GAUL, Catherine
Associate Professor
University of Victoria
250-721-8380
kgaul at uvic.ca

GRAY, Sarah
Assistant Professor
Univ. of Northern BC
250-960-5442
sgray0 at unbc.ca

KUO, Kuo-Hsing
Associate Professor
Univ. of Northern BC
250-960-5113
MRL-iCapture Centre
604-682-2344
kkuo at interchange.ubc.ca

LAZENBY, Richard
Associate Professor
Univ. of Northern BC
250-960-6696
lazenby at unbc.ca

MAURICE, Sean B.
Senior Instructor
Univ. of Northern BC
250-960-5443
maurice at unbc.ca

NAHIRNEY, Patrick
Associate Professor
University of Victoria
250-853-3659
nahirney at uvic.ca

PAYNE, Geoffrey
Associate Professor
Univ. of Northern BC
250-960-5104250-853-3659
payneg at unbc.ca


ADJUNCT APPOINTMENTS

CHALLIS, John
Professor
Professor Emeritus
University of Toronto

PETERSON, Linda
Professor
Senior Evaluation Advisor
Office of the Dean
Faculty of Medicine
604-875-4111 (66200)
linda.peterson at ubc.ca


ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

EHSES, Jan
Department of Surgery
604-875-2000 ext. 4910

HOFFMAN, Brad
Department of Surgery
604-875-2332
brad.hoffman at ubc.ca

LIM, Chinten
Child & Family Research Institute
604-875-2000 ext. 4795

LYNN, Francis
Surgery
604 -875-2000 ext 5426
fclynn at interchg.ubc.ca

RAO, Sheshagiri (Giri)
Clinical Instructor, Radiology
Delta Hospital
604-946-1121 ext 3228

RICHMAN, Joy
Cell and Developmental Biology
Oral Health Sciences
604-822-3568
richman at interchg.ubc.ca

TIBBITS, Glen F.
Pathology & Lab Medicine
Pharmaceutical Sciences

WISEMAN, Samuel
Department of Surgery
604-806-9108


HONORARY MEMBERS

HALPERIN, Harvey
Clinical Assistant Professor

HANNAM, Alan

SEGUCHI, Harumichi