Winner Profile: Adam Yasunaga

Trainee Paper Award Profile

Adam Yasunaga

2022 Award Recipient

Adam is a PhD student at UBC Okanagan working under the supervision of Dr. Isaac Li“Throughout my time at UBCO, my research has been focused on the development of DNA-based tools for use in mechanobiology and molecular force quantification. My favourite aspect of this research is the ingenuity required to design new DNA-based tools to address existing challenges in the field.”

Adam’s publication can be found here: “Quantification of fast molecular adhesion by fluorescence footprinting”, SCIENCE ADVANCES, 2021, 7(34), abe6984