Our Team

Graduate Students

Julian Chua

Contact: julian.chua@ucalgary.ca

Home TownCalgary, AlbertaEducationBachelors of Science; Cellular, Molecular, Microbial Biology (Honours)Research InterestsUsing single-cell transcriptomics to characterize stem cells.HobbiesSports and Hiking

Undergraduate Students

Lucas Chuk

Contact: Lucas.Chuk@ucalgary.ca

Home TownCalgary, AlbertaEducationBachelors of Science BiologyResearch InterestsDevelopment of embryos and stem cell differentiation and dedifferentiationHobbiesCooking and playing volleyball (indoor and outdoor)

Alina (Jiaru) Pan

Contact: jiaru.pan@ucalgary.ca

Home TownGuangzhou, ChinaEducationBachelor of Science, Cellular Molecular Microbial BiologyResearch InterestsDevelopment of an organoid-based pre-clinical model of therapeutic resistance and antigen presentation in colorectal cancer HobbiesI spend my leisure time baking, crafting, or hiking in the mountains. I also love to travel and discover new places and cultures around the world!

Myles Whelen

Contact: myles.whelen@ucalgary.ca 

Home Town: Calgary, AlbertaEducationPursuing Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Cellular, Molecular, and Microbial BiologyResearch InterestsUsing single-cell transcriptomics to study stem cell regulation; medical geneticsHobbiesSkiing, mountain biking, hiking, music, cooking