Happy Holidays from the Weinberg Lab!

Undergraduate students Cecilia Fung (left) and Kiran Ubi (right) pose with the Weinberg Lab ornament, which they created from miscellaneous lab supplies for the Life Science Institute’s annual holiday tree trimming party! Happy Holidays from the Weinberg Lab!  

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Weinberg Lab presents at UBC Neuroscience Extravaganza

Neuroscience Extravaganza is an annual poster event and competition for neuroscience trainees and postdoctoral fellows at the University of British Columbia. Undergraduate Lily Takeuchi presented her poster on “Effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and chronic mild stress on depressive-like behaviour,” work she completed as part of a project for the Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference hosted […]

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New Publication Chosen as a Featured Article in American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

We were excited to find out that a recently published manuscript from the Weinberg Lab and collaborators has been selected as a featured article! Click the citation below to check out the paper and learn more! Ngai YF, Sulistyoningrum DC, O’Neill R, Innis SM, Weinberg J, Devlin AM. (2015). Prenatal alcohol exposure alters methyl metabolism and programs serotonin […]

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Alex Lussier presents talk, wins poster award at Brain Development Conference in Ottawa

Congratulations to Alex Lussier, whose poster and talk, “Prenatal alcohol exposure alters DNA methylation patterns in the rat hypothalamus” were featured at NeuroDevNet’s 2015 Brain Development Conference in Ottawa. Additionally, Alex received a poster award from the Research & Training Committee’s panel of poster judges.

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Charlis Raineki presents new research at annual FACE Meeting in Ottawa

  Dr. Charlis Raineki, Research Associate in the lab, recently presented his work, “Unique and interactive effects of prenatal alcohol exposure and early-life adversity: Focus on mental health” at the 16th annual meeting of the Fetal Alcohol Canadian Expertise (FACE) Research Network in Ottawa, Ontario. The focus of this research involved combining rodent models of […]

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David Mak – Highly Commended Entrant in The Undergraduate Awards

David Mak, a current medical student at UBC and honours physiology student in the Weinberg lab from 2014 – 2015 submitted his thesis to The Undergraduate Awards, an international academic awards program open to final year undergraduate students. David’s thesis was identified as a Highly Commended Entrant. He has made the shortlist of awardees in […]

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Weinberg Lab Members Attend RSoA Meeting in San Antonio

Members of the Weinberg Lab attended the 38th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism held in San Antonio, TX from June 19-25. (From left: Dr. Ni Lan, Alex Lussier, Dr. Joanne Weinberg, Parker Holman, Tammy Bodnar & Vivian Lam)

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Tamara Bodnar Presents FASt DataTalk at FASDSG Meeting in San Antonio

Tammy Bodnar was selected to present a FASt DataTalk entitled, Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: Evidence for an Early-Life Immune Signature? at this year’s FASD Study Group meeting held in San Antonio, TX.

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Alex Lussier Receives Poster Award for CFRI Research Forum

Alex Lussier won a poster award for his presentation at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) Research Forum. His presentation was entitled Prenatal alcohol exposure alters DNA methylation patterns in the rat hypothalamus.

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Samantha Baglot awarded NSERC CGS-M & UBC Aborignal Graduate Fellowship

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!

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