Samantha Baglot (middle), who recently joined us in the lab this fall for her graduate studies, was awarded a NSERC CGS-M, UBC Aboriginal Graduate Fellowship, and Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award to support her Master’s project in the lab. Sam is co-supervised by Dr. Liisa Galea in the Psychology Department at UBC. Congratulations Sam!
Undergraduate Honours students Melissa Chiu (second from left) and David Mak (second from right) successfully defended their Honours Theses. They were mentored by Ni Lan and Tammy Bodnar, respectively.
Melissa’s project was entitled Prenatal alcohol exposure alters expression of glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptor levels in the placenta and fetal brain at gestation day 21. David’s project was entitled Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and early-life stress on the immune response to challenge: Profiling cytokine expression patterns in multiple compartments.