About the Lab

We are an academic lab based at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada. We work out of the Life Sciences Institute on campus, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Our work focuses on the study of membrane proteins, and the development of techniques to study membrane proteins.

Current Members


Dr. Franck Duong

PhD - University of Marseille - France / Postdoc - Dartmouth Medical School - USA / Principal Scientist - University Paris-Sud - France / Principal Investigator - UBC - Canada



John Young

University of British Columbia, Canada, 2013, BSc

PhD Candidate

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James Saville

University of Victoria, Canada, 2018, BSc

MSc Candidate


Zhiyu (Katherine) Zhao

Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, 2016, BSc

PhD Candidate


Irvin Wason

University of Calgary, Canada, 2016, BSc

MSc Candidate


Tian Hao Zhu

Undergraduate Student

Past Members

Harveer Dhupar, MSc, 2019

Hansol Wong, MSc, 2016

Dr. Hai Tuong Le, 2019

Dr. Kush Dalal, PhD, 2011

Dr. Huan Bao, PhD, 2014

Dr. Allan Mills, PhD, 2016

Dr. Michael Carlson, PhD, 2018