Principle Investigator


 

Isaac T.S. Li
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus

FIPKE 343 | isaac.li@ubc.ca | 250.807.8069
CV | Publications | Presentations

Postdoc   University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Biophysics)
PhD   University of Toronto (Chemistry)
MASc   University of Toronto (Biomedical Engineering)
BASc   University of Toronto (Engineering Science)
   
Postdocs  


 

Summer Li
PhD, MSc - Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, RMC
BSc - Biological Chemistry, University of Toronto

2018-present

Research interests: Exosomal detection and drug delivery

 
   
Graduate Students  


 

Adam Yasunaga
MSc Candidate - Biochemistry
BSc (Hons.) - Biochemistry, UBC

2017 - present

Research interests: Cell adhesion, motility and mechanical signalling, X-projects
Awards: GDES, URA, URC poster award


 

Varun Surendran
PhD Candidate - Chemistry
MTech, BTech - Nanotechnology, Amity University

2018 - present

Research interests: Molecular devices and DNA nanotechnology
Awards: Gandhian Young Technological Innovation, Kerala Government Scholarship


 

Erfan Taatizadeh
(co-supervised with Mina Hoorfar)
MASc Candidate - Engineering
BASc - Mechanical Engineering, Toosi University of Technology

2018 - present

Research interests: Exosome Cells sorting and analyzing


 

Omkar Kulkarni
(co-supervised with Frederic Menard)
MSc/PhD Candidate - Chemistry
MSc, BSc - Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

2018 - present

Research interests: Molecular force sensors


 

Zhongyi Dai
MSc Candidate - Biochemistry
BSc - Life Science, Lanzhou University
蘭州大學萃英學院

2018 - present

Research interests: DNA biosensor and machines
Awards: GDES, Mitacs Globalink, Globalink Graduate Fellowship

 
   
Undergraduate Students  


 

Scott Minh An
Undergraduate, Biochemistry

2018 - present

Research interests: 3D tracking and reconstruction


 

Alexander Corbett
Undergraduate, Biochemistry

2018 - present

Research interests: Exosomal biogenesis
Awards: NSERC-USRA


 

Sydney Fearnley
Undergraduate thesis, Biochemistry

2018 - present

Research interests: Cell adhesion and motility
Awards: Undergraduate Research Award (URA)

 
   
   
   
   
Past lab members

 

    Current position     Current position
Yousif Murad
Masters in Chemistry
2016/09 - 2018/08
Awards: UGF, Graduate Student Travel Grant
Medical School
UBC
Queena Pan
Undergrad, Chemistry
2017/01 - 2018-08
3rd year
UBC
Sydney Neumeier
Work-Study, Biochemistry
2018/05 - 2018/08
3rd year
UBC
Yuechao Tang
Postdoc
2018/04 - 2018/08
Faculty position
China
Sophia Ng
Undergrad thesis, Biochemistry
2016/09 - 2018/05
Awards: Tuum Est Fund
UBCV Keith Taverner
Undergrad thesis, Biochemistry
2017/05 - 2018/08
MSc
U of T Chemistry
Sara Tasnim
Visiting Scholar, Chemistry
2017/01 - 2017/08
Awards:
GDES
MSc
UBC Pharmacy
Melissa LeRose
Work-Study, Mechanical Engineering
2017/05 - 2017/09
Mechanical engineer
Integral Group
Nadia Anvari
Undergrad Summer, Biochemistry
2017/05 - 2017/09
Pharmacy Christine Furrer
Undergrad thesis, Chemistry
2016/09 - 2017/04
World English Program
China, follow Christine
Victor Sun
Undergrad thesis, Chemistry
2016/06 - 2017/04
Awards: NSERC USRA
MSc
UVic Chemistry
Nolan Frymire
Work-Study, Physics
2016/09 - 2017/04
Software Developer
QHR, Kelowna
Dawei Gu
Undergrad, Biochemistry
2016/06 - 2016/12
Staff
Wenzhou Medical University
Sabrina Slade
Visiting Scholar
2016/06 - 2016/09
Medical School
Queen's University
Todd Sprieszl
Undergrad, Biochemistry
2016/06 - 2016/09
Regulatory Associate
Innovate Phytoceuticals