Board of Directors

Janny Marie , Director Strategic Development

Janny Marie earned her Master and PhD degrees in stem cell biology from the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with Hagedorn Research Institute (Denmark). She moved to Vancouver for the advent… Read More

Presidents Blog: October 2013

Hello SCWIST! Fall has arrived, meaning our schedules are now packed with everything from work, new projects, school, and events. Summer was spent outside, relaxing with friends or enjoying a book on… Read More

Maria Issa, Past President

Maria Gyongyossy-Issa is a “seasoned” member of Pathology who has long enjoyed teaching anyone from kindergarten kids to PhD students and Residents and all comers in between.  Though she started in Mi… Read More

Christiana Cheng, Director, Communications

Christiana began her involvement with SCWIST in April 2013 when she started as the communications and social media coordinator helping to promote SCWIST events and manage communications.  Her role gra… Read More

Rosine Hage-Moussa, Director

Rosine Hage-Moussa is the Manager of Programs and Outreach at LifeSciences BC. She has over 15 years of experience in the life sciences sector, which includes marketing, event planning, administration… Read More

Sandy Eix, Director, Outreach

Sandy Eix has a BSc in Physics from Waterloo, a BEd from Queen’s, and an MSc and PhD in Physics from SFU. Despite all of this, she is a relatively normal human being who has been inventing shows, prog… Read More

Julie Wong, Director, Volunteers

Julie received her PhD from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of British Columbia where she developed novel diagnostic tools for the study of G-protein couple rece… Read More

Lee Ling Yang, Director, IWIS

Lee Ling is a Research Technician in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of British Columbia. She has contributed to SCWIST through grant writing, social media market… Read More

Vladimirka Pereula, Director, Events

Vladimirka Pereula is a Project Coordinator at UBC. She has more than 15 years experience working in  Manuafacturing , Software Development and Education Sectors as a Mechanical Engineer, Database Dev… Read More

Jazz Bamra, 2011-2012 Director, Fundraising

Jazz holds a B.Sc. in cell and molecular biology and biochemistry. She has attended numerous networking events, gaining valuable contacts that will assist her with her educational and career goals. Sh… Read More