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Research News

  • Dr. Andrew Miller, Ms. Ching-Man Chan, Dr. Maggie Wai Ming Li and Dr. Chow Lee.
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
    MicroRNAs, a class of small ribonucleic acid (RNA), have gained tremendous attention in cell biology in recent years due to their important role in regulating many functions of the cell across many species including humans. Using zebrafish as a model, scientists at... more
  • Dr Jacqui Pettersen
    Tuesday, March 7, 2017
    Taking higher doses of Vitamin D, especially if you live in an area with long winters, can significantly improve your brain function. In a new study, Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen, a cognitive/behavioural neurologist with the Northern Medical Program compared two groups... more
  • 2016 iGem students from the Synthetic Biology Club
    Thursday, February 9, 2017
    The MRSA bacteria strain is known to health professionals as a super bug. It’s a big problem in North American hospitals and is resistant to even the strongest antibiotics. Students in the Synthetic Biology Club at the University of Northern British Columbia... more