Lab Members

Belinda S.W. Chang, Professor

Canada Research Chair in Comparative Evolutionary Neurobiology

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Gianni Castiglione
, Former Post-Doc/Lab Manager

Comparative approaches to Rhodopsin structure and function

 


Eduardo de Almeida Gutierrez
, Former PhD Student

Molecular evolution of bat visual pigments

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Nihar Bhattacharyya
, Postdoctoral Associate/Lab Manager

Investigating the role of the chromophore in rhodopsin thermal stability
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Iris Chiu, MSc Student

Comparative studies of visual pigments and disease-associated mutations
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Steven Chen, MSc Student

Investigating rhodopsin variants of uncertain significance using yeast
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Raphaël Brisset Di Roberto, Former PhD Student

Evolution of Ste2 in yeast

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Sarah Dungan
, Former PhD Student

Evolution of vision in cetaceans

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Ahmed Elbassiouny, PhD Student

Functional genomics approaches to understanding bio-electrogenesis and sensory systems in fishes
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Frances Hauser, Former PhD Student

Neotropical cichlid cone pigment molecular evolution

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Ryan Schott
, Former PhD Student

Molecular mechanisms controlling differences in rod and cone function in reptiles
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Benjamin Scott, PhD Student

Heterologous expression of functional GPCRs using the yeast S. cerevisiae

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Alexander Van Nynatten
, PhD Studen

Functional evolutionary changes accompanying a transition from marine to freshwater ecosystems


Matthew Woo, MSc Student

Investigating Retinitis Pigmentosa disease-associated mutations in rhodopsin using comparative approaches and natural variation

Current Undergraduate Students:

 

Chang Lab group photo

Current Chang Lab members, 2017

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