Scientific Advisors

Scientific Advisory Committee – TRF Venture Grant Program
Name Area of expertise Affiliation
Alice Mui (Chair) Drug development, immunology Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery
Associate Member, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of British Columbia
Jonathan Choy Heart transplant, immunology Assistant Professor Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry,
Simon Fraser University
Stephen Chung Liver transplant surgeon Professor, UBC – Division of General Surgery
Scientific Director, BC Transplant Society
Head Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery Vancouver General Hospital
Ken Harder Innate immunity Associate Professor (Tier II Canada Research Chair)
Host-pathogen/tumour laboratory
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Infection, Inflammation, and Immunity Research Group
Brad Hoffman Islet transplantation Scientist Level 1, Child and Family Research Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia
Olwyn Johnston Nephrologist Transplant Nephrologist & Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Paul Keown Nephrologist Professor of Medicine and Director of Immunology at the University of British Columbia
Megan Levings Immunologist Scientist Level 2, Child and Family Research Institute
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia
Kelly McNagny Stem cell biologist Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia