Dr. James R. Davie
Dr. Jim Davie received his B.Sc. and PhD degrees from the University of British Columbia. His post-doctoral training in the area of chromatin structure and function was done in the lab of Dr. Ken van Holde at Oregon State University. He is TFRI's Prairie Node Leader and a member of the TFRI Executive.
He is scientific director of the Manitoba Health Research Council, acting associate director of the Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology and professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics at the University of Manitoba.
He serves on several editorial boards of journals publishing in biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology and is editor of the journal Biochemistry and Cell Biology. He has served as a chair and panel member on CIHR and NCIC peer review committees.
His research interests include epigenetic regulation of gene expression in normal and cancer cells, nuclear matrix structure and function, sub-cellular trafficking of transcription factors and chromatin remodeling complexes, signal transduction pathways, chromatin structure and function, and biomarkers in the early detection of cancer. He currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Chromatin Dynamics (Tier 1).
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