Academic Rank:
Clinical Instructor, UBC
Royal Columbian Hospital, Clinical Cytogeneticist
Affiliation(s):
Royal Columbian Hospital
Short Bio:

Christine Tyson did her PhD in molecular cytogenetics at the Medical Research Council Mammalian Genetics Unit in Oxfordshire, England.  Following this, she trained as a clinical cytogeneticist at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester, England, and then worked as a clinical cytogeneticist for two years in the Oncology Cytogenetics Laboratory at the Christie Hospital, also in Manchester.  She later worked at the Bristol Genetics Laboratory for two years as a clinical cytogeneticist.  Christine then moved to Vancouver and worked as a postdoc and then as a research associate in Dr Separovic’s molecular cytogenetics research laboratory in the Child and Family Research Institute at Children’s and Women’s Hospital of BC.  She left this position to pursue a Canadian College of Medical Geneticists fellowship in cytogenetics at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC.  Since 2008 she has worked as a clinical cytogeneticist in the Cytogenetics Laboratory at Royal Columbian Hospital.

Primary Research Area
Genetics, genomics proteomics and related approaches
Secondary Research Area
Brain & Neuroscience