Dr. Janel Kopp is an assistant professor in the Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences in the Life Sciences Centre at the University of British Columbia. She is also a research scientist in the Pancreas Centre BC and an associate member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She obtained her Bachelor's degrees in Chemistry and Microbiology from South Dakota State University and her Doctorate from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dr. Kopp's postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California San Diego with Dr. Maike Sander focused pancreatic development, regeneration, and tumorigenesis. Her current research focuses on understanding how different cell types in the pancreas can give rise to pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Kopp was awarded a F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship from the NIH National Cancer Institute in 2008, a JDRF Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2012, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research New Investigator Award in 2016, the UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award- Early Career in 2018, and the MSFHR Scholar Award in 2019.
For an up-to-date list of publications by Dr. Kopp, please see NCBI PubMed.
University: University of British Columbia
Department: Cellular & Physiological Sciences
Position: Assistant Professor