Vice Provost, Research and Graduate Studies, Professor of Biology, Canada Research Professor in Developmental Genetics and Disease
Reimer Student Centre 266
+1 (604) 513-2121 ext. 2204

Research & Scholarship


Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1992.

M.Sc., University of Manitoba, 1987.

B.Sc., University of Manitoba, 1984.

Awards & Honors

  • Canadian Research Chair in Developmental Genetics and Disease
  • NSERC Discovery Grant
  • European Molecular Biology Organization

Recent Publications

Kristopher L. Schmidt, Nancy Marcus-Gueret, Adetayo Adeleye, Jordan Webber, David Baillie, and Eve G. Stringham. (2009) The cell migration molecule UNC-53/NAV2 is linked to the ARP2/3 complex by ABI-1. Development;136 563-574 Open Access

Stringham, E.G. Teaching future scientists and physicians to think about cancer treatment, spiritually.  (2002) Selected Proceedings on Searching for Meaning in the New Millennium. INPM Press.

Stringham, E., Pujol, N., Vandekerckhove, J. and Bogaert, T.(2002) Unc-53 controls longitudinal migration in C. elegans. Development 129:3367-3379.

Mutwakil, M.H.A.Z, J.P. Reader, D.M. Holdich, P.R. Smithurst, E.P.M. Candido, D. Jones, E.G. Stringham and D.I. de Pomerai. (1997) Use of stress inducible transgenic nematodes as biomarkers of heavy metal pollution in water samples from an English river system. Arch. Env. Contam.Toxicol. 32: 146-153.

Jones, D., E.G. Stringham, S.L. Babich and E.P.M. Candido. (1996) Captan induces the s tress response and inhibits feeding in a nematode biomonitor. Toxicol. 109: 119-127.

Jones, D., E.G. Stringham, R.W. Graham and E.P.M. Candido. (1995) A portable regulatory element directs gonad specific expression of the Caenorhabditis elegans ubiquitin gene ubq-2. Develop. Biol. 171: 60-72.

Stringham, E.G. and E.P.M. Candido. (1994) Transgenic hsp16-lacZ strains of the soil nematode Caenorhabditis elegans as biological monitors of environmental stress. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 13:1211-1220.

Stringham, E.G. and E.P.M. Candido. (1993) Induction of the heat shock response in individual cells of C. elegans using a laser microbeam. J. Exp. Zool. 266: 227-233.

Stringham, E.G., D. Jones and E.P.M. Candido. (1992) Analysis of polyubiquitin gene (ubq-1) expression in transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans. Gene 113: 165-173.

Stringham, E.G., D.K. Dixon, D. Jones and E.P.M. Candido (1992). Temporal and spatial expression patterns of the small heat shock (hsp16) genes in transgenic C. elegans.Molec. Biol. Cell. 3: 221-233.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Members of the Society for Developmental Biologists
  • Adjunct Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, SFU


Biochemistry, Cancer biology, Developmental biology, Genetics, and Molecular biology

Courses Taught

Cell Biology (BIOL 223)
Molecular Genetics (BIOL 372)
Developmental Biology (BIOL 340)
Neoplasia (BIOL 474)
Biotechnology and Christian Theology (BIOT 390)
Senior Thesis supervision (BIOL 409/410)