Shernaz Bamji, Ph.D.

University of British Columbia
Professor, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences

Head, LSI Neuroscience Research Group, Life Sciences Institute

Djavad Mowafaghian Center for Brain Health
School of Biomedical Engineering

Shernaz Bamji received her Ph.D. at McGill University and did her postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Bamji is currently a full professor in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at the University of British Columbia and is Vice-President elect of the Canadian Association for Neurosciences. Dr. Bamji has a long-standing interest in understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying neural connectivity and synaptic plasticity. Her work has provided valuable information about fundamental mechanisms underlying learning and memory, as well as how these processes are perturbed in diseased states.