Heather Hughes


work experience

(2002) Research Assistant Brain and Attention Research Laboratory, UBC (2003) Researcher Cellular Neurophysiology Laboratory, UBC (2006) Nuclear Medicine Technologist Surrey Memorial Hospital (2006 - Present) Nuclear Medicine Technologist St. Paul's Hospital (2011-2012) CT Technologist Royal Columbian Hospital


(2016) Certified Bone Densitometry Technologist International Society for Clinical Densitometry (2011) Computed Tomography Certificate British Columbia Institute of Technology(2006) Diploma of Nuclear Medicine Technology British Columbia Institute of Technology (2003) Bachelor of Arts Honours Psychology in Biopsychology University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC


Journal of Neuroscience 2006: “Deletion of the Nuclear Receptor Nr2e1 impairs Synaptic Plasticity and Dendritic Structure in the Mouse Dentate Gyrus”


Enjoys snowboarding, camping, hiking, gardening, and generally anything outside. Also enjoys oil and acrylic painting, especially landscapes. Also a proud parent of two young children: a daughter and a son.