Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations

  • 2013 Present

    Vancouver Board of Trade

  • 2012 2015

    Canadian Bioethics Society

  • 2012 2015

    American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

  • 2012 2015

    International Neuroethics Society

  • 2012 2015

    Women in World Neuroscience

  • 2011 2015

    Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology

  • 2008 2010

    American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • 2005 2011

    Society for Neuroscience

  • 2003 2004

    British Neuroscience Association


  • Kevin Budiman, BSc
    Current Position: MSc student, Human-Computer Interaction, University College of London
  • Oliver Lam, BSc
    Current Position: Oliver Lam, BSc
  • Dominic Sommerfeld, BSc
    Current Position: PhD student, Experimental Medicine Program, University of British Columbia
  • Brett J. Hilton, BSc
    Current Position: PhD candidate, Neuroscience Program, University of British Columbia
  • Tony Chu, BSc
    Current Position: PhD student, Experimental Medicine Program, University of British Columbia

Professional Certifications

  • University of Washington Continuing Medical Education – Certification in health care ethics
  • TCPS2: Core – Certification for ethical conduct for research involving human participants
  • Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) – Certification to conduct laboratory research using animals
  • CPR level C with automated AED – Standard level first aid certification
  • Good Laboratory Practices Training certification – West Coast Quality Training Institute and CANTEST. Familiar with international ethical and scientific quality standards for designing, conducting, recording and reporting trials that involve participation of human subjects
  • International Conference on Harmonization/Good Clinical Practices – ASKA Research and Prime Trials
  • Transgenic Mouse Workshop, Biomedical Research Center – Advanced Molecular Biology Laboratory (AMBL). Familiar with transgenic mouse production. Performed embryo harvesting to oviduct transfer, post-operative care, and DNA microinjection techniques
  • Advanced Rudiments, first class honors with distinction (The Royal Conservatory of Music)

Extracurricular Activities

  • Cadet Officer, St. John Ambulance, British Columbia & Yukon Division
    Supervised and taught students aged 11 to 13 on topics in emergency first aid and health conditions
  • First aid volunteer, St. John Ambulance Brigade
    Provided public first aid at various community events at a designated first aid post or as part of a roaming team; efficiently managed radio communications to dispatch
  • Junior Officer, St. John Ambulance, British Columbia & Yukon Division
    Spearheaded weekly lessons to students aged 6 to 8 on various topics in emergency first aid and hygiene
  • TLC Special Request Volunteer, Vancouver General Hospital
    Visited patients by request of family members, social workers, or hospital staff in acute and trauma care units to provide companionship and social outlets
  • Divisional Training Officer, St. John Ambulance, UBC Division
    Led undergraduate students through a rigorous first aid curriculum to become proficient at administering life saving techniques in emergency situations
  • Secretary and Student Mentor, Biochemistry Pharmacology Physiology Club, UBC
    Managed club meetings and newsletters; hosted and organized educational conferences; assisted new students with peer advice and guidance
  • Dean of Science Ambassador, University of British Columbia Faculty of Science
    Mentored senior high school students in the Student Shadow Program, participated as leader in parent orientation day, promoted science in the community
  • Volunteer, University of British Columbia Hospital, Geriatric Unit