Carl Hansen
Associate Professor
Michael Smith Laboratories

BASc Engineering Physics, UBC (2000)
PhD Applied Physics, Caltech (2004)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Systems Biology (2005)

Michael Smith Scholar in Biomedical Research (2006)
CIHR New Investigator (2009)

Affiliate/Associate Faculty Memberships:
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Institute for Systems Biology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Michael Smith Labs

Phone : 604-827-3229
e-mail : chansen[at]

Current Members


Carmen de Hoog
Carmen de Hoog
Position: Project Manager
Email: carmen [at]
B.Sc. – Molecular Biology (Simon Fraser Univ.)
Ph.D. – Molecular Genetics (Univ. of Toronto)
Postdoctoral Fellowship with Matthias Mann (Univ. of Southern Denmark)

Kevin Heyries
Position: AbCellera Biologics
Masters – Chemistry/Biology, (Univ. of Grenoble, France, 2005)
Ph.D. – Biochemistry (Univ. of Lyon, France, 2008)

Marketa Ricicova
Position: AbCellera Biologics
M.Sc.: Molecular biology and genetics (Charles Univ., Czech Republic, 2000)
Ph.D.: Molecular and cellular biology (Charles Univ., Czech Republic, 2005)

Mike VanInsberghe
Position: Ph.D. student
Email: vanins [at]
Program: Genome Science & Technology
Education: B.Sc. Honours Biophysics (UBC, 2010)
Fellowship Support:
UBC Killam Doctoral Scholarship
UBC Four Year Fellowship

Georgia Mewis
Position: AbCellera Biologics
Email: georgiamewis[at]
Education: B.A.Sc., Honours Nanotechnology Engineering, (Univ. of Waterloo, 2012)
Fellowship Support: NSERC CGS-M

Veronique Lecault
Position:AbCellera Biologics
Email: vlecault [at]
B.A.Sc. – Chemical Engineering (Univ. of Ottawa, 2006)
B.Sc. – Honours Biochemistry (Univ. of Ottawa, 2006)
Ph.D. – Chemical Engineering (UBC, 2012)

Darek Sikorski
Position: Ph.D. student
Program: Biomedical Engineering
Education: B.Sc. – Physics (Univ. of Western Ontario)
Fellowship support:

Kaston Leung
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: kaston [at]
B.Sc. – Electrical Engineering (Queen’s University)
M.Sc. – Electrical Engineering (Univ. of Alberta)
Ph.D. – Electrical Engineering (UBC, 2013)

Kathleen Lisaingo
Position: AbCellera Biologics
B.Sc. – Biophysics (UBC, 2004)
Ph.D. – Experimental Medicine (UBC, 2012)

Hans Zahn
Position: Ph.D. student
Program: Genome Science & Technology
Education: B.Eng. – Engineering Physics, specialization in Mechatronics (Univ. of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany)
Fellowship Support: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Marijn van Loenhout
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: m.t.j.vanloenhout [at]
M.Sc. – Applied Physics (Univ. of Twente, Netherlands, 2006)
Ph.D. – Molecular Biophysics (Univ. of Technology Delft, Netherlands, 2012)
Fellowship Support:
Banting Fellowship 2013,
Dutch Cancer Society Fellowship

Anders Klaus
Position: Research Technician
Education: B.Sc., Honours – Biology (Queen’s University, 2010)

Daniel Da Costa
Position: Engineering Research Technician, AbCellera Biologics
Education: B.A.Sc. – Engineering Physics (UBC, 2012)

Matthew Bundala
Position: Master’s student
Program: Genome Science & Technology
Education: B.Sc. – Biophysics (UBC, 2014)
Fellowship Support: Genome Science & Technology

Sherie Duncan
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
Email: skduncan [at]
B.Sc. – Biology (SFU, 2004)
Ph.D. – Experimental Medicine (UBC, 2015)

Amanda Moreira
Position: Technician
Education: M.Sc. – Zoology (UBC, 2015)
Email: moreira [at]

Keith Mewis
Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
B.Sc. – Biophysics (UBC, 2009)
Ph.D. – Genome Sciences & Tech (UBC, 2016)