Yanqi Liu

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The role of SLC26A11 chloride channel in neuronal swelling associated with spreading depolarizaiton
Brian MacVicar
Toronto
Canada
 

Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree?

Throughout my undergraduate career in the life science program, I had came across many exposures to the research field. I am amazed by the flow of logic during experiment design and the meticulousness required to be a good scientist. I am also curious about the biology of the brain on how it is capable of mediating many very complex processes. Graduate school is the best choice for me in order to develop such logical mind set and full fill my curiosity.

Why did you decide to study at UBC?

UBC houses many labs of expertise in a particular field of neuroscience. It has a beautiful campus and possesses great facilities. In addition, Vancouver is a perfect out-door orientated city.