Lilia Leisle
 

Name Jason D. Galpin

Born in Vancouver, Canada

Email jason-galpin@uiowa.edu

Training
1992 – B.Sc. Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

1996 - M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic Synthesis w. Saul Wolfe), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

2001 - Ph.D. Chemistry (Bio-organic Chemistry w. Martin Tanner/Brian Ellis), University of British Columbia, BC

2001-2003 - Post-Doctoral Fellow (Chemistry w. Craig Townsend), The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md, USA

2003-2006 – Post-Doctoral Fellow (Biological Sciences w. Allison Kermode), Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC

2006-2009 - Research Associate (Pharmaceutical Sciences w. Adam Frankel), University of British Columbia, BC

Project Synthesis of unnatural amino-acids for incorporation into ion channels via the technique of nonsense suppression.

Likes Biking, running, astronomy, Wreck Beach, fine dining and great beer.

Dislikes Lack of dry ice, acid spills, dead oocytes.

 

Name Steven Molinarolo

Email steven-molinarolo@uiowa.edu

Name Daniel Infield

Email daniel-infield@uiowa.edu

Name Christopher A. Ahern

Email christopher-ahern@uiowa.edu

Born in Minnesota, USA

Training
1992 – B.Sc. Chemistry and B.Sc. Molecular Biology, UW-Madison, USA

1992-1996 – QC chemist General Mills, road cyclist/domestique extraordinaire, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

2002 – Ph.D. Physiology, UW-Madison, USA

2002-2007 – Post-Doctoral Fellow, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Adviser: Dr. Spike Horn

Current Project Sodium channels as regulators of electrical signaling in the cardiovascular and nervous systems.

Likes Funding (all kinds), patch-clamping (all configurations), non-natural amino acids, Spanish guitar, road and mountain biking, skate skiing, food (all kinds).

Dislikes No funding (all kinds), bad cells, flat tires, no snow, bad food (all kinds).

christopher ahern
stephan pless

 

Name Stephan Pless

Email spless@interchange.ubc.ca

Born in Hamburg, Germany

Training
1997-2004 – Diploma in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Hamburg, Germany

2005-2008 – PhD in Neurobiology at the University of Queensland, Australia

Current project Incorporation of unnatural amino acids and voltage-clamp fluorometry on voltage-gated sodium and potassium channels.

Likes Fencing, hiking, Mt Barney, snowboarding, windsurfing, functional knees, well behaved Xenopus oocytes and Astra.

Dislikes Disfunctional knees, warm beer and rainy days.

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