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Ban Younghusband

B.Sc., M.Sc. Carleton, Ph.D. ANU

Professor, Discipline of Genetics

Faculty of Medicine
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL Canada, A1B 3V6

t: Phone: (709)777-8856; Fax: (709)777-7497

Research Interests   Research Interests: gene finding, mutation finding, colorectal cancer, modifying genes, genotype/phenotype studies, genetic epidemiology.
Education   B.Sc., M.Sc. Carleton University, Ottawa
Ph.D.  Australian National University
Professional Experience  
2008 Professor, Discipline of Genetics, MUN
1984-1985  MRC Visiting Professor, Department of Biochemistry
1982-2008 Associate Professor, Discipline of Genetics
Faculty of Medicine
1978-1982 Assistant Professor, Division of Basic Medical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
1974-1978 Research Fellow, Australian National University, Canberra
1972-1974   Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, 
Research   My lab has a number of projects in a large, collaborative study on colorectal cancer (CRC): we are identifying the genes and the specific mutations responsible for hereditary CRC in Newfoundland families, we are looking for genes involved in modifying the expression of mismatch repair gene mutations and we are developing a molecular profile of hereditary CRC.

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