Scientist, CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Manitoba
Hometown: Haida Gwaii, BC, Canada
Education: BSc Thompson Rivers University
PhD University of Alberta
Postdoc Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Scientific Interests: Anything that seems really cool to me. But my passion really lies in understanding the molecular basis of cancer and why cancer happens.
Outside interests: I enjoy golfing, camping, spending time with my family and talking science over cold beverages. And I am a die-hard Toronto Blue Jays fan.
Research Assistant, CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute
Hometown: Surat, India
Education: Undergraduate Student, Biological Science CO-OP, University of Manitoba
Scientific Interests: I am curious to understand the molecular aspect of biology, fascinated with the developmental journey from a cell to a fully formed organism and how things are genetically intertwined.
Outside interests: I have a passion for exploring new places, spending time in nature, travelling, reading, and painting. I am on a mission to decode the sports world.
Honors Student, CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute & University of Manitoba
Hometown: Naga City, Philippines
Education: Undergraduate student, Biological Science – Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology (Hons), University of Manitoba
Scientific Interests: I enjoy anything regarding biology on a molecular and genomic level. I am specifically interested in studying diseases like cancer.
Outside interests: I like spending time with my friends and family, working out, knitting, crocheting, and reading. Unfortunately, I am not a die-hard Jets or Blue jays fan.
Louis Dela Pena
Research assistant, CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute
Hometown: Been in Winnipeg, MB almost my whole life but moved from Marilao, Philippiness
Education: Undergraduate student, Biological Science-Hons CO-OP, University of Manitoba
Scientific Interests: Honestly, anything biology. I have enjoyed every biology course I have been in since I love to learn new things.
Outside interests: I love spending time outdoors whether it's during the winter or summer months. I enjoy travelling and seeing new places. Most importantly, I am a die-hard Winnipeg Jets fan.