Biology Faculty

Faculty

LEE, Weissy

Department Chair

MSc, PhD (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: Biochemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Microbiology

Research Interests: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Phone: NW 604 527-5501

Email: leew@douglascollege.ca

 

BARKER, Jennifer

BSc, MSc (University of Toronto), PhD (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology

Research Interests: Comparative Neurobiology

Phone: NW 604 527-6029 DL 604 777-6029

Email: barkerj1@douglascollege.ca

 

CLASEN, Jessica (Jessie)

BSc (University of North Carolina at Wilmington), MSc (Arizona State), PhD (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology

Research Interests: Aquatic Microbial Ecology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Oceanography

Phone: NW 604 527-5600 DL 604 777-6217

Email: clasenj@douglascollege.ca

 

CRUZ-AGUADO, Reyniel

BSc, MSc, PhD (University of Havana)

Instructor Teaching: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biochemistry, Comparative Zoology

Research Interests: Neurobiology

Phone: NW 604 527-5033

Email: cruzr@douglascollege.ca

 

DE VILLIERS, Casper

 Nat Dip (Wits Tech), BSc (Hons), PhD (Rhodes University)

Instructor  Teaching: General Zoology, Invertebrate Zoology, Animal Ecophysiology, Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, Microbiology 

Research Interests: General Zoology, Animal Ecophysiology 

Phone: NW 604 527-5148 Email: devilliersc@douglascollege.ca

 

 FAURIE, Alida 

BSc (University of Johannesburg), MSc, PhD (University of Natal)

Instructor Teaching: General Biology, Comparative Zoology, Anatomy and Physiology, Botany

Research Interests: Zoology, Botany

Phone: NW 604 527-5225

Email: fauriea@douglascollege.ca

 

 

GONZALEZ-TORRES, Luis R

BSc., MSc., PhD (University of Havana)

Instructor Teaching: General Biology

Research Interests: Ecology and Conservation Biology

Phone: 604 527-5602

Email: gonzaleztorresl@douglascollege.ca 

 

GUPPY, Leon J.

BSc (University of British Columbia), MSc, PhD (University of London)

Instructor Teaching: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, General Pharmacology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Microbiology

Research Interests: Alcoholism, Drugs of Abuse, Cardiovascular Biology and Pharmacology, Ion Channel Pharmacology

Phone: NW 604 527-5236

Email: guppyl@douglascollege.ca

 

HARPER, James Todd

BA, BSc, MSc (St. Francis Xavier), PhD (New Brunswick) 

Chair/Instructor Teaching: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Plants & Society, Marine Biology, Evolution

Research Interests: Marine Biology, Molecular Evolution Systematics

Phone: NW 604 527-5609

Email: harpert@douglascollege.ca

 

JAMIL, Sarwat

BSc, MSc (University of Karachi), PhD (University of London)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests: Study of signal transduction pathways that control Cell Death and Survival

Phone: NW 604 527-5602

Email: jamils@douglascollege.ca 

 

JESSA, Shamsa

BSc (Hons), MSc (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry

Phone: DL 604 777-6123

Email: jessas@douglascollege.ca

 

KARUNAKARAN, Karuna

BSc (University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka), MSc (University of Trondheim, Norway), PhD (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology

Research Interests: Molecular Microbiology, Cell-mediated immunity, Vaccinology

Phone: NW 604 527-5839

Email: karunakarank@douglascollege.ca

 

MATHESON, Elinor

BA, MSc, PhD (University of Guelph)

Instructor Teaching: Ecology, General Biology, Environmental Science, Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests: Behavioural Ecology, Ecology, Environmental Science

Phone: NW 604 527-5608 DL 604 777-6217

Email: ehughes5@douglascollege.ca

 

McGREGOR, Robert

BSc (Carleton), MPM, PhD (Simon Fraser University) 

Instructor Chair-Institute of Urban Ecology Teaching: General Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science

Research Interests: Evolutionary Ecology, Insect Ecology, Biological and Integrated Pest Management

Phone:  NW 604 527-5237

Email: mcgregorr@douglascollege.ca

 

MILLIS, Leonard A. 

BSc, MSc (University of Alberta), PhD (McMaster University)

Instructor Teaching: Genetics, General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests: Genetics

Phone: NW 604 527-5282

Email: millisl@douglascollege.ca

 

MORRIS, Terence

BSc (Hons), RN, Ph.D (University of Leeds, UK)

Instructor Teaching: Pathophysiology, General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests: Neuroscience, Muscle Physiology

Phone: DL 604 777-6214

Email: morrist@douglascollege.ca

 

OH-MCGINNIS, Rosemary

BSc, PhD (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, Genetics

Research Interests: Genetics

Phone: NW 604 527-5915

Email: ohmcginnisr@douglascollege.ca

 

SALOMON, Maxence

BSc (University of Geneva), MSc (Swiss Tropical Institute), PhD (Simon Fraser University)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, Evolution

Research Interests: Evolutionary Biology, Ecology, Behavioural Ecology, Pest Management

Phone: DL 604 777-6217

Email: salomonm@douglascollege.ca

 

SAONA, Nora

BSc (University of British Columbia), MSc (University of Calgary), PhD (York University)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology

Research Interests: Ecology, Plant Ecology

Phone: DL 604 777-6032

Email: saonan@douglascollege.ca

 

SIGOLA-BARETTO, Lynette

BSc (Hons), MBChB (University of Zimbabwe), PhD (University of London)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology, Immunology

Research Interests: Innate Immunity, Macrophage Immunity, Neurohormonal Regulation of Inflammation

Phone: NW 604 527-5233

Email: sigolal@douglascollege.ca

 

SILVERGIETER, Mike

BSc, MSc (Simon Fraser University)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology

Research Interests: Ecology, Behavioural Ecology

Phone: NW 604 527-5509

Email: silvergieterm@douglascollege.ca

 

SOLTEIRO, Laura

BSc, MSc (Simon Fraser University)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, General Biology

Research Interests: Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Aging, Development

Phone: DL 604 777-6222

Email: solteirol@douglascollege.ca

 

SUTTON, Liza

PhD (University College London, UK)

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests: Neurodegenerative Diseases

Phone: NW 604 527-5602

Email: suttonl@douglascollege.ca

TAUTORUS, Cheryl

MSc (University of British Columbia), BSc, PhD (University of Saskatchewan), 

Instructor Teaching: Anatomy and Physiology, Microbiology

Research Interests: Food Microbiology

Phone: DL 604 777-6384

Email: tautorusc@douglascollege.ca

 

VIVEIROS, Ryan

BSc, MSc, PhD (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, Genetics, Microbiology

Research Interests: Developmental Biology, Pedagogy

Phone: DL 604 777-6217

Email: viveirosr@douglascollege.ca

 

WEISSER, Shelley

BSc, MSc, PhD (University of British Columbia)

Instructor Teaching: General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology

Research Interests: Immunology, Inflammatory Diseases, Cancer Biology, Medical Genetics

Phone: NW 604 527-5915

Email: weissers@douglascollege.ca

 

Laboratory facilitators

ALLEMEERSCH, Amanda

BSc (University of the Fraser Valley)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5218

Email: allemeerscha@douglascollege.ca

 

BRULOTTE, Samantha 

BSc, MSc (University of British Columbia)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5605 DL 604 777-6212

Email: palmers@douglascollege.ca

 

CRISP, Katelyn

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-6675

Email: crispk@douglascollege.ca

 

CUZA, Alina

MSc (University of Havana)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone:  DL 236 428-4748

Email: cuzapereza@douglascollege.ca

 

DAVIES, Michelle

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Supervisor

Phone: NW 604 527-5219

Email: daviesm@douglascollege.ca

 

 

FRASER, Iain

BSc, MSc (Hons), University of Canterbury

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5605

Email: fraseri@douglascollege.ca

 

FULLER ALTAMIRANO, Edgar 

BSc (Concordia University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone:  NW 604 527-5648

Email: fulleraltamiranoe@douglascollege.ca

 

GODDEN, Paula 

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5718

Email: goddenp@douglascollege.ca

 

HIGO, Naomi

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5648

Email: higon@douglascollege.ca

 

HSIAO, Emily

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5956

Email: hsiaoe@douglascollege.ca

 

LANE, Jillian

BSc (Thompson Rivers University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone:  DL 236 429-4748

Email: lanej3@douglascollege.ca

 

JIAN, Monique

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604-527-5698

Email: jianm@douglascollege.ca

 

 

KIM, Jennifer I.

BSc (University of British Columbia)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-6675

Email: kimi5@douglascollege.ca

 

 

MARTINS, Alysha 

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5605

Email: martinsa1@douglascollege.ca

 

RICKARDS, Karen

On leave

BSc (Hons), MSc (University of Guelph)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: DL 604 777-6222

Email: rickardsk@douglascollege.ca

 

 

RIDING, Amy

Laboratory Technician

Phone:  NW 604 527-6675

Email: ridinga@douglascollege.ca

 

RIZZO, Bianca

BSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Technician

Phone: NW 604 527-5468

Email: rizzob@douglascollege.ca

 

RUCK, Candice

BSc (Trinity Western University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: NW 604 527-5509

Email: ruckc@douglascollege.ca

 

SAONA, Nora

BSc (University of British Columbia), MSc (University of Calgary), PhD (York University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: DL 604-777-6032

Email: saonan@douglascollege.ca

 

SILVERGIETER, Mike

BSc, MSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone:  NW 604 527-5509

Email: silvergieterm@douglascollege.ca

 

SOLTEIRO, Laura

BSc, MSc (Simon Fraser University)

Laboratory Facilitator

Phone: DL 604 777-6222

Email: solteirol@douglascollege.ca