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Filip Van Petegem


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Dr. Filip Van Petegem

  • Professor, University of British Columbia, 2017 - present
  • Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, 2012 - 2017
  • Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia, 2007-2012
  • Postdoctoral research, University of California, 2007
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Ghent University, 2002
  • Licensee in Biochemistry, Ghent University, 1998
  • Awards:
    • CIHR New Investigator, 2008
    • Michael Smith Career Investigator, 2008
    • UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award (Basic Research), 2013
    • Canadian Society for Molecular Biosciences New Investigator Award, 2016
    • Killam Research Fellowship, 2017
keywords: cardiac arrhythmia, epilepsy, ion channel, CPVT, Dravet syndrome, malignant hyperthermia, central core disease, excitation-contraction coupling, ryanodine receptor, sodium channel, calcium channel, voltage-gated sodium channel, calmodulin, X-ray crystallography, ryanodine, RyR, RyR1, RyR2, RyR3, high resolution, structure, arrhythmia, genetic disorder, ITC, isothermal titration calorimetry, Brugada syndrome, Long QT syndrome, arrhythmia, channel, electrophysiology, GEFS+, Vancouver, UBC, Biochemistry, Canada
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