Name: Yongqiang Chen

Qualification: PhD

Country: China


Research associate with Dr. Spencer B. Gibson at CancerCare Manitoba

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Room 5045, 675 McDermot Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 0V9
Lab phone: 204-787-4106

Research Interests:

Cancer care.


  • Dr. Yongqiang Chen received his Ph.D in microbiology from University of Manitoba in 2005. He undertook his postdoctoral training at CancerCare Manitoba and University of Michigan.
  • Currently, he is a research associate at CancerCare Manitoba.
  • His expertise lies in autophagy, cell death, oxidative stress and signal transduction.
  • He contributed to the pioneer studies in the roles of oxidative stress in autophagy and autophagic cell death, and the switch between procell survival and pro-cell death autophagy plays in cancer cells.
  • His research interest is to study the roles of autophagy and various signaling pathways in cancers and other human diseases