Dr. Ninan Abraham

Faculty | UBC Vancouver

Dr. Ninan Abraham is Associate Dean, Equity and Diversity in the UBC Faculty of Science and a Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Zoology. His research focuses on the regulatory points in immune cell control with specific interest in airway immunity to pathogens and lung cancer.

As Associate Dean, he has responsibility for equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the training of faculty search committees, faculty data analysis, reporting on EDI progress for the Faculty of Science, and liaising with the UBC Equity and Inclusion office and other EDI leaders. He has been interviewed by the Globe and Mail and advised CIHR, NSERC and NRC policymakers on best practices.