BCCDRN Newsletter: FALL 2020
Link to our Fall 2020 newsletter.The post BCCDRN Newsletter: FALL 2020 first appeared on BC Diabetes Research Network.
The BC Diabetes Research Network GCRC cluster will strengthen diabetes research in BC from the lab bench to clinical trial across themes from cure-oriented diabetes research to diabetes prevention to diabetes complications.
|Sheel, William||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)|
|Sims Gould, Joan||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Aging Process, Participatory research, Quality of Life and Aging, Health Prevention, Aging, community based participatory research, health and mobility, home care, prevention, built and social environments, implementation sciencei|
|Soma, Kiran||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Biological Behavior, Neuroendocrine Diseases, Neuronal Communication and Neurotransmission, Neuronal Systems, neuroscience, Endocrinology, stress, Behavior|
|Tang, Tricia||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)|
|Taubert, Stefan||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Molecular Genetics, Genomics, Genetics of Aging, Metabolism, Stress and Cancer, Stress, Gene Regulation and Expression, Toxin and Toxicant Metabolism, Transcription, Gene regulation, Stress responses, Hypoxia, Aging, Diabetes, C. elegans, Mouse, beta cells|
|Ur, Ehud||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Diabetes; Lipids; Obesity; Pituitary/Neuroendocrine|
|Verchere, Bruce||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Diabetes research, pediatrics, Beta cell survival and function|
|Wang, Siyun||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Agri-food Transformation Products, Microbiology, Bioactive Molecules, Food safety, Food microbiology|
|West, Christopher||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Disability, High performance sport, Physiology, Quantitative methodologies, Spinal cord injury, Systems biology|
|Withers, Stephen||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Enzymes and Proteins, Blood Substitutes, Organic Molecules and Biomolecules, Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms, Diabetes, Drug development, enzyme inhibition, carbohydrates, glycobiology, metagenomics, directed evolution|
|Yada, Rickey||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Enzymes (including kinetics and mechanisms, and biocatalyst), Other biological sciences, Food science, Food protein chemistry, Structure-function relationships, Enzymes, aspartic proteases|
|Yip, Calvin||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)||Gene Regulation and Expression, Genetic Diseases, Enzymes and Proteins, Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms, Molecular Structure and Sizing, Imaging, Regulation of autophagy degradation, Chromatin modification / epigenetic regulation, Molecular etiologies of rare diseases|
|Yong, Paul||Faculty (G+PS eligible/member)|
Vancouver Diabetes Research Day 2020 will be held on Friday, November 13 virtually. All trainees involved in diabetes research are invited to submit an abstract for an oral and/or a poster presentation. Deadline to submit your abstract is October 30, 2020 11:59 pm (PST) ABSTRACT SUBMISSION &...
Our BCDRN trainee profile this fall is Rui Shang, a PhD candidate in the UBC Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences working in Dr. Brian Rodrigues’ lab. Rui shares how her passion for diabetic heart disease research has brought her from China, to Japan and then to Canada to pursue her PhD at UBC. Where...
The Canadian Islet Research and Training Network (CIRTN; R2FIC: Réseau de recherche et formation sur les îlots du Canada) was established in 2020 to help facilitate and support collaborative world-class research and training in Canada, focused on the pancreatic islet. The discovery of...
Four LSI researchers receive funding for new research infrastructure through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund This round of funding provided $10.61M to 41 labs at the University of British Columbia, including just over $1.5M for 4 researchers in the Life Sciences Institute. Congratulations to...
THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Faculty of Education School of Kinesiology Tenured Associate Professor/Professor in Exercise, Metabolism, Nutrition and Health Exercise and nutrition have profound effects on human function and health through the activation of biochemical and metabolic pathways. ...