The Yip Lab



Calvin Yip (Principal Investigator)

B.Sc.(Honours), University of British Columbia, 2001
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2006
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School, 2006–2010

e-mail: calvin.yip[at]


Current members


Dr. Maitree Biswas (Postdoctoral fellow – currently on maternity leave)

Dr. Sung-Eun Nam (Postdoctoral fellow)

Tamiza Nanji (Ph.D. student)

Udit Dalwadi (Ph.D. student)

Joeseph Felt (M.Sc. student)


Samuel Chan (Work Learn student)

Andrew Jeong (NSERC USRA summer student)

Wei Chen (Mitacs intern)



Calvin Biddle (Co-op student, 2014)

Martine Boutin (Research Assistant, 2013-2014)

Cathy Chan (Visiting Scientist, 2013-2014)

Celine Chan (Volunteer, 2013-2014)

Derrick Cheng (Co-op student/NSERC USRA summer student/Honours thesis student, 2014-2015)

Leon Chew (M.Sc. student/Research Assistant, 2011-2014)

Chris Jang (Research Assistant, 2011)

Jesse Hansen (Research Assistant, 2015-2016)

Paul Hsu (Lab Volunteer, 2015)

Tyas Kinati (Work Learn student, 2016)

Cindy Lam (Co-op student, 2015-2016)

Franco Li (Work Learn student/Summer student/Honours thesis student, 2013-2014)

Alvin Liu (Work Learn student, 2015-2016)

Adam Lipski (Research Assistant, 2015)

Shijia Liu (MITACS intern, 2015)

Matthew Lund (Work Learn student, 2013-2014)

Katarina Priecelova (Co-op student, 2013)

Hayeong Rho (NSERC USRA summer student, 2013)

James Ross (Co-op student/NSERC USRA summer student/Honours thesis student, 2012-2014)

Samantha Schaffner (Work study student, 2012-2013)

Dheva Setiaputra (Ph.D. student, 2011-2016)

Tianlei (Jack) Sun (MITACS intern, 2014)

Jeffrey To (Directed studies student, 2015-2016)

Samantha Toh (NSERC USRA summer student/Work Learn student, 2015-2016)

Jordan Williams-Yuen (Work Learn student, 2014-2015)

Angela Yu (Postdoctoral fellow, 2013-2015)

a place of mind, The University of British Columbia

Yip Lab
Life Sciences Institute
Rm 5340, 2350 Health Sciences Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada

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