Dr. Brad Nelson Director, Trev & Joyce Deeley Research Centre Dr. Nelson is a native of Vancouver BC. He received a BSc from the University of British Columbia in 1987 and a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991. He completed postdoctoral training and held faculty positions at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington in Seattle before moving his lab to the Benaroya Research Institute in Seattle in 1997. In July 2003, he became the founding Director of the BC Cancer Agency's Trev & Joyce Deeley Research Centre in Victoria, BC. He is an Associate Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of British Columbia and holds adjunct appointments in the Departments of Biology and Biochemistry/Microbiology at the University of Victoria. Dr. Nelson’s lab studies the immune response to cancer, with an emphasis on ovarian, breast and prostate cancer. You can read Dr. Nelson's blog posts here.