Dr. Tim O’Connor

Dr. Tim O'Connor headshot

Investigator

B. Sc. (Univeristy of Toronto), Ph.D. (University of Toronto)
Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia
Associate Member, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of British Columbia

Research Interests

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Dr. O’Connor’s research focus is on neural development and regeneration.

Dr. O’Connor is an Investigator at ICORD and a Professor in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at the University of British Columbia. He is also an Associate Member of the Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia. He completed his B.Sc. and Ph.D. at the University of Toronto.

Current Lab Members

Masters Students Ph.D. Students
Aarya Chithran Xiao Wei
Amanda Pisio

Trainee Awards

Year Name Award
2016 Aarya Vaikakkara Chithran Best Poster (CDN Society for Developmental Biology)
2009 Dr. Ana Le-Meur Brain Star (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)
2008 Dr. Mingorance Le-Meur First Prize for Best Poster (MipTec Drug Discovery Conference)

Current Opportunities in the Lab

Please contact Dr. O’Connor with inquiries.

Recent publications

  • Mâsse, LC, Tu, AW, Watts, A, Hughes, SO, O'Connor, TM. 2020. What parenting practices do US and Canadian parents use to encourage or discourage healthy eating among their 5-12 year-old children?. Prev Med Rep. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101234.
  • Mâsse, LC et al.. 2020. Calibration of the food parenting practice (FPP) item bank: tools for improving the measurement of food parenting practices of parents of 5-12-year-old children.. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. doi: 10.1186/s12966-020-01049-9.
  • Mâsse, LC et al.. 2020. The physical activity parenting practices (PAPP) item Bank: a psychometrically validated tool for improving the measurement of physical activity parenting practices of parents of 5-12-year-old children.. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. doi: 10.1186/s12966-020-01036-0.
  • Post, KL et al.. 2020. Multi-model functionalization of disease-associated PTEN missense mutations identifies multiple molecular mechanisms underlying protein dysfunction.. Nat Commun. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15943-0.
  • Waclawik, K et al.. 2019. Cognitive Impairment in Marginally Housed Youth: Prevalence and Risk Factors.. Front Public Health. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00270.
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