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Lynn Kelly, BSc (Honours)
Lab Manager
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Lynn Kelly is responsible for the safe and efficient functioning of the Apoptosis Research Centre which includes several scientists and their lab staff.


Lynn Kelly is the manager of the Apoptosis Research Centre. She has a wide range of experience as a lab technician having worked at Queen’s University, Carleton University, University of Ottawa, Agriculture Canada, McGill University and Apoptogen (Ottawa) before coming to the CHEO Research Institute. Her areas of research include arthritis, plant physiology, immunology and most recently apoptosis, cancer and diabetes research.
Sample Publications:

Cheung HH, Beug ST, St Jean M, Brewster A, Kelly N.L, Wang S, Korneluk RG. Smac mimetic compounds potentiate interleukin-1 beta mediated cell death. J Biol Chem. 2010 Dec 24;285(52):40612-23. 2010 Oct 18.


Cheung HH, Kelly N.L, Liston P, Korneluk RG. Involvement of caspase-2 and caspase-9 in endoplastmic reticulum stress-induced apoptosis: a role for the IAPs. Exp Cell Res. 2006 Jul 15;312(12):2347-57. 2006 Apr 4.


Liston, P. Fong W.G., Kelly N.L., Toji S., Miyazaki T., Conte D., Tamai K., Craig C.G., McBurney M.W., Korneluk R.G. (2001) Identification of XAF1 as an antagonist of XIAP anti-caspase activity. Nat Cell Biol 2001 Feb;3(2) 128-133.

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