Marie Vance

Marie Vance is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Forest Biology at UVic and a Forester in Training. Her work focuses on studying the population genomics of subalpine Larch while simultaneously working as a Forester in Traning. In addition to her research, Marie has worked as a grad rep to contribute to the Sexualized Violence Policy in implementing effective strategies to protect students.

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Dr. Lisa Reynolds

Dr. Lisa Reynolds is an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at UVic. Her work focuses on helminth parasitic worms and bacterial microbes that live in the intestinal tracts of mammals. She is interested in how they influence immune system development and how they can contribute to and modulate our susceptibility and predisposition to diseases.

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Dr. Sybil Seitzinger

Dr. Sybil Seitzinger is the executive director of the BC wide collaborative Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) and a professor in the department of Environmental Studies at UVic. Through her long and successful career, Sybil has worked to integrate academic disciplines through her oceanography and environmental research at regional and international levels.

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Karolina Papera Valente

Karolina Papera Valente is a PhD candidate in the Mechanical Engineering and Chemistry departments. Karolina has is currently building a device to analyze breast cancer tissue and measure the treatment impact, while exploring her aspirations to teach and mentor.

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Dr. Magdalena Bazalova-Carter

Dr. Magdalena Bazalova-Carter is an assistant professor in Medical Physics at the University of Victoria and is currently researching x-ray methods for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Magdalena balances academia, leadership, starting a family, and a love of the outdoors while supporting the success of young women entering Physics fields.

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Madelynn Slade

Madelynn Slade is a non-status member of the Michel Cree Band and has a degree in Child and Youth Care (CYC) from the University of Victoria and is a current biology undergraduate student at UVic. Madelynn in an Indigenous youth rights advocate and has worked with Actua Inc to engage Indigenous youth with STEM fields. Madelynn also helped found ISSS (Indigenous Student STEM Society) a new club and support network for Indigenous scientists.

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Dr. Kristin Morell

Dr. Kristin Morell is a UVic assistant professor conducting tectonic plate research to better understand past and understand future earthquakes. In her three and a half years at UVic, she has become an established and prominent scientist in her field.

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Dr. Caroline Cameron

Dr. Caroline Cameron is a professor in the Biochemistry and Microbiology Department at UVic who studies the diseases of spirochetes, a type of uniquely spiral shaped microorganisms, including the causative agents of syphilis and leptospirosis. The work in Dr. Cameron's lab primarly focuses on understanding the pathogenesis of treponema pallidum, the causative agent of syphilis, and identifying novel candidates to improve diagnostics and develop a vaccine for this disease.

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Sandra Roy

Sandra Roy is a PhD candidate in the Chemistry Department at UVic as well as a Senior Laboratory Instructor. Her work focuses on combining her passion for teaching with the technical instrumental expertise developed throughout her experiences working for the National Defence and her years of research at UVic. 

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Megan Adams

 Megan Adams is a PhD candidate in laboratory of Dr. Chris Darimont in the Department of Geography at UVic. Megan's research focuses on studying the bear-salmon-human system in temperate coastal rainforests, and is incredibly passionate about her research and promoting interactions between academic institutions, communities, and resource managers.

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Elena Liles

UVic Women in Science presents an interview series highlighting women in the scientific community on Vancouver Island. Here, we target women who are brainy, creative, and passionate. Elena Liles exemplifies these characteristics and is an undergraduate student in the Department of Chemistry at UVic!

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