Krysta Coyle

Dr. Krysta Coyle obtained her BSc in Microbiology & Immunology from UBC and developed a love for research while working as a co-op student in labs across Western Canada. She pursued PhD studies in Pathology at Dalhousie University. Krysta used a variety of in vitro and in vivo models, including patient-derived xenografts, to investigate gene regulation in response to retinoic acid...read more

Kwanjin Park

Dr. Kwangjin Park obtained his B.Sc. in Biology (2011) from Yonsei University and M.Sc. in Biological Sciences (2014) from Seoul National University in South Korea. He moved to Canada and pursued his Ph.D. studies in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at SFU. Using the nematode C. elegans as a model organism, he studied under the supervision of Dr. Michel Leroux the ciliary function of a novel protein, which is associated with epilepsy in humans. During his Ph.D. program, he received a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and volunteered as the SFU organizer for the Vancouver-area Worm Research Meeting (VanWoRM)...read more

Patrick Taylor

Pat received his B.Sc. in Cell Biology and Genetics in 2009 and his M.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology in 2014, both at the University of British Columbia. He then did his Ph.D. in Microbiology at the University of Ottawa graduating in 2019. He is now a postdoctoral fellow studying how environmental bacteria can cause severe infections and ... read more