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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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Lab goes climbing

Everyone shows their willingness to be adventurous and push themselves higher in our Lab climbing outing in December (2013).

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John’s publications

John’s Master degree work on DNA methylation changes in preeclampsia has come out in two publications. The first study demonstrates how many changes in DNA methylation there are in placentas with preeclampsia—Thousands! So many its hard to know what to … Continue reading

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Transitions

First of all congratulations to Courtney Hanna who completed her PhD late last spring and moved on to an exciting postdoctoral fellowship at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, England. Also to John Blair who completed his Masters last summer and … Continue reading

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2013 Summer Newsletter

Hello Everyone.  Here is our 2013 Summer newsletter.  Please let us know if you have any questions.

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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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Papers accepted for publication

This has been a good week with two papers accepted for publication: Hanna C, Fujimoto V, Robinson W, Kim D, Parsons P, vom Saal F, Taylor J, Steuerwald, A, Bloom M. DNA methylation changes associated with exposure to the environmental … Continue reading

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