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


 

Yuechao Tang
PhD - Materials Engineering, University of Alberta
MSc - Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics, Fudan University
BSc - Macromolecular Materials & Engineering, Zhejiang University

2018-present

Research interests: Neural junction mechanics

   
Graduate Students  


 

Yousif Murad
MSc Candidate - Chemistry
BSc (Hons.) - Biochemistry, UBC

2016-present

Research interests: Molecular forces and cell motility
Awards: University Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Student Travel Grant


 

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

2017-present

Research interests: Cell adhesion, motility and mechanical signalling, X-projects
Awards:
Undergraduate Research Award (URA)


 

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

2018-present

Research interests: Molecular devices and DNA nanotechnology
Awards: Gandhian Young Technological Innovation


 

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
Awards:


 

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

Coming in Sept.

Research interests: DNA based biosensor
Awards:
Mitacs Globalink, Globalink Graduate Fellowship

 
   
Undergraduate Students  


 

Queena Pan
Undergraduate, Chemistry

2017-present

Research interests: Surface chemistry and modification


 

Keith Taverner
Undergraduate thesis, Biochemistry

2017-present

Research interests: Biophysics of immune responses in diabetes


 

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)


 

Sydney Neumeier
Undergraduate, Biochemistry

2018-present

Research interests: X-projects
Awards:


 

Scott Minh
Undergraduate, Biochemistry

2018-present

Research interests: X-projects
Awards:

   
   
Visiting Scholar  
   
   
Alumni

Sophia Ng, Undergraduate thesis (Biochemistry), 2016/09 - 2018/05 | Awards: Tuum Est Student Initiative Fund
Keith Taverner, Undergraduate thesis (Biochemistry), 2017/05 - 2018/05 | Current: MSc, U of T Chemistry
Sara Tasnim, Visiting Scholar, 2017/01 - 2017/08 | Awards: GDES | Current: MSc, UBC Pharmacy
Melissa LeRose, Work-Study (Mechanical Engineering), 2017/05 - 2017/09 | Current: 4th year UBC Okanagan
Nadia Anvari, Undergraduate Summer (Biochemistry), 2017/05 - 2017/09 | Current: 4th year UBC Okanagan
Christine Furrer, Undergraduate thesis (Chemistry), 2016/09 - 2017/04 | Current: World English Program, China, follow Christine
Victor Sun, Undergraduate Honours Thesis (Chemistry), 2016/06 - 2017/04 | Awards: NSERC USRA | Current: MSc, UVic Chemistry
Nolan Frymire, Work-Study (Physics), 2016/09 - 2017/04
Dawei Gu, Undergraduate (Biochemistry), 2016/06 - 2016/12 | Current: Staff, Wenzhou Medical University
Sabrina Slade, Visiting Scholar, 2016/06 - 2016/09 | Current: Medical School, Queen's University.
Todd Sprieszl, Undergraduate (Biochemistry), 2016/06 - 2016/09