Jim Davie received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of British Columbia. His postdoctoral training in the area of chromatin structure and function was done at the laboratory of Dr. Ken van Holde at Oregon State University. Dr. Davie is presently the Provincial Director (Research) at CancerCare Manitoba, Director of the Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology, and a Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics at the University of Manitoba. He serves on several editorial boards of journals published in biochemistry and cell biology. He has served as Chair on Canadian Institute of Health Research and National Cancer Institute of Canada peer review committees. His research interests include epigenetic regulation of gene expression in normal and cancer cells, nuclear matrix structure and function, subcellular trafficking of transcription factors and chromatin remodeling complexes, signal transduction pathways, chromatin structure and function, and biomarkers in the early detection of cancer. He has been recently recognized as being in the top one percent of all biology and biochemistry scientists cited over the past ten years by ISI Essential Science Indicators. He currently holds the Margaret A. Sellers Chair and Canada Research Chair in Chromatin Dynamics (Tier 1).
Biography Updated on 6 August 2008