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Preparing for IFPA

In September 2016 the International Federation of Placenta Assocations (IFPA) meeting was in lovely Portland, Oregon. To prepare for the meeting, the lab (in part) plus collaborator Alex B. hit the mountain trails in Central Oregon. What could be more inspiring than breathing in … Continue reading

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Lab Goes Kayaking! May 2016

Great time kayaking out in False Creek in late Spring 2016! Poured rain and a bit cold at the end, but nothing the pub couldn’t cure after. The event celebrated the graduation of Magda P. (PhD, studying DNAm and Neural Tube … Continue reading

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Congrats to Olivia and the UBC Thunderbirds Women’s soccer

Lab cheers their fellow grad student Olivia (goalie) of the UBC Thunderbirds en route to winning the CIS championship!

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Busy Winter

The lab has been busy in the fall and winter with a number of new publications: Kirsten Hogg (Postdoc) had a paper published in Mol Cell Endocrinol. on “Hypomethylation of the LEP gene in placenta and elevated maternal leptin concentration … Continue reading

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Summer Baseball Game July 2012

  The lab and collaborators had a fun baseball game that pitted a strong red team (Captain: Magda Price) against a formidable blue one (Captain John Blair). Despite home run hits by former little league star Sean Addison, and an … Continue reading

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Magda’s paper accepted

Congrats to Magda Price (PhD student) on her paper accepted to Epigenetics: Price EM, Cotton AM, Peñaherrera MS,  McFadden DE, Kobor MS, Robinson WP.  Different measures of “genome-wide” DNA methylation exhibit unique properties in placental and somatic tissues. Magda compared … Continue reading

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