Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology

Contact the GCCRD:

Ludger Klewes
ON6026-675 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0V9
Phone: 204-787-2170 or 204-787-2760

Contact RIOH:

Research Institute in Oncology and Hematology
675 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0V9
Phone: 204-787-2137
Fax: 204-787-2190
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Sabine Mai Director - Dr Sabine Mai, Ph.D.
Dr. Mai is responsible for the general scientific direction and development of research projects within the GCCRD. Her focus is upon the development of advanced methods for the early detection of cancer and the mechanisms of genomic instability. She also co-ordinates the Health Research Training program.
Dr. Mai can be reached by email at
Jim Davie Co-Director - Dr James Davie, Ph.D.
Dr. Davie is both the director of the Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology and chair of the GCCRD user committee. The GCCRD user committee is responsible for overseeing the budget and policy decisions of the GCCRD. Dr. Davie's laboratory studies the nuclear organization and the structure and function of chromatin.
Dr. Davie can be reached by email at
Jim Davie GCCRD Project Manager - Ludger Klewes
The Project Manager oversees the operations of the GCCRD in conjunction with the GCCRD directions. Along with Drs Sabine Mai and Jim Davie and the GCCRD user committee, the Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and streamlining activities of the Centre, as well as developing strategies to maximize the potential of the facility.
Ludger can be reached by phone at (204) 787-2760 or by email at
Landon Wark Technician - Landon Wark
Mr. Wark is primarily responsible for performing wet lab protocols for users outside of RIOH and for helping new users troubleshoot their protocols. Landon performs image acquisition and analysis for users outside of RIOH. He also trains new users and assists with tours and the workshops.
Landon can be reached by email at
Daniel Lichtensztejn Daniel Lichtensztejn
Mr. Lichtensztejn's primary responsibility is for the computer maintenance and software upgrade. He troubleshoots computer problems such as server access and other network related issues. He also trains users on image acquisition and analysis, and guides tours through the centre. In addition, he assists with the training workshops.
Daniel can be reached by email at
GCCRD user committee members are Drs. Sabine Mai,James Davie, Spencer Gibson, James Johnston, Kirk McManus, Michael Mowat and Leigh Murphy.

RIOH gratefully acknowledges the generous support of

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