Sin and Zhang receive MITACS funding

Don Sin of UBC and Xuekui Zhang of UVic has received $540,000 in funds from MITACS Accelerate for their project “Cellular Phenotyping Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: From Microbes to Epithelial and Macrophages”. The funds will provide internship opportunities for 36 units at Providence Health Care. Among these intern units, 17 are given to Xuekui Zhang’s students at UVic.