The Ross lab occupies more than 2300 square feet of modern laboratory and office space on two sites at the Child & Family Research Institute and the University of British Columbia’s Point Grey campus.
- The BC Children’s Hospital laboratory is focused on the genomics of adverse drug reactions, located in the Translational Research Building (built in 2010) on the hospital’s 46-acre Oak Street campus. BC Children’s Hospital is the largest clinical service of its kind in Canada and one of the largest in North America. It is the major referral centre for all acutely ill or injured children from the province’s 4.6M population, and is the primary care centre for all pediatric oncology patients in the province. The lab houses Illumina NextSeq500 genome sequencing and HiScan genotyping platforms, qPCR, and tissue culture facilities.
- The Pharmaceutical Sciences laboratory on UBC’s Point Grey campus is focused on the development and optimization of novel therapeutics. Located in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (built in 2012), this lab includes state-of-the-art shared facilities for animal care, microfluidic nanoparticle formulation/synthesis, mass spec, confocal microscopy imaging, next-gen DNA sequencing facilities.