- Accepting Students: Yes
- Research Category: Childhood Diseases
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Chemistry
Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
BSc Honours, Biology, Dalhousie University
PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Departments of Therapeutic Radiology, and of Molecular Biophysics and
Biochemistry, Yale University School of Medicine
My lab uses yeast model systems of rare genetic childhood diseases/ribosomopathies and of cancer.
We study Bowen-Conradi Syndrome, a rare genetic disease found in the Hutterite population of the Canadian prairies. Children born with this disorder fail to grow and die in early infancy.
- Bowen-Conradi Syndrome
- Yeast model systems
- Ribosome Assembly
- SSU processome