We are a group of researchers from the BC Children’s Hospital and University of British Columbia who are interested in how early life environments and experiences influence child development and health.

Dr. Michael Kobor

Dr. Michael Kobor, Principal Investigator

Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, UBC
Lead, Healthy Starts Theme, BCCHR

Dr. Kiran Soma

Dr. Kiran Soma, Investigator

Professor, Department of Psychology, UBC

Dr. Benjamin Pliska

Dr. Benjamin Pliska, Investigator

Associate Professor, Department of Oral Health Sciences, UBC

Dr. Dominique Weis

Dr. Dominique Weis, Investigator

Professor, Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, UBC

Dr. Tao Huan

Dr. Tao Huan, Investigator

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UBC

Dr. Rhy McMillan

Dr. Rhy McMillan, Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Associate, Laboratory of Archaeology and Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia; SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Kate Smith

Dr. Kate Smith, Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, UBC

Dr. Kim Schmidt

Dr. Kim Schmidt, Study Coordinator

Research Manager, Healthy Starts Theme, BCCHR

Jordan Hamden

Jordan Hamden, Doctoral Student

Department of Zoology, UBC

Melody Salehzadeh

Melody Salehzadeh, Doctoral Student

Department of Zoology, UBC