HRIC atrium


Meet our team:

Dr Frank Visser, Ph.D.

The HBI molecular biology core facility is under the management and direction of Dr. Frank Visser, a PhD scientist with over 18 years experience in both academic and industrial research settings. Dr. Visser interacts with HBI researchers with a strong emphasis on collaboration whether they are accessing the molecular core facility on a fee for service basis or for consultation and training.


Rania Hannawayya, B.Sc.

Rania is a full time research technician in the HBI Molecular Core.  She graduated from the University of Calgary in 2022 with a degree in Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology.  She is involved in the generation of custom constructs as well as mouse genotyping services.


We are located at the Foothills Campus with the University of Calgary.

Health Research and Innovation Center (HRIC) room 1B36
3230 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4Z6