Academic Rank:
Clinical Instructor, UBC
Molecular Geneticist and FCCMG Cytogeneticist, BCCH
Affiliation(s):
Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s 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 2018 she has worked as a Molecular Geneticist and FCCMG Cytogeneticist in the Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Division of Genome Diagnostics, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital.
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Primary Research Area
Genetics, genomics proteomics and related approaches
Secondary Research Area
Brain & Neuroscience