Our Team


  • Ann MeitzAnn Meitz
    B.Sc., M.Sc. (UVic)
    Instructor/Lab Supervisor - Biology

    During Ann’s undergraduate degree at the University of Victoria, her classes focused on the areas of botany and entomology.  She also completed severa ... [more]


    Eugene ChuEugene Chu
    B.Sc. (Hons.) (SFU), Ph.D. (UBC)
    Instructor - Biology

    Eugene arrived at Capilano University after following his passion for science and teaching.  He obtained an undergraduate degree in molecular biology  ... [more]


    Eunice ChinEunice Chin
    B.Sc. (Hons.) (SFU), M.Sc. (UBC), Ph.D. (Trent)
    Instructor - Biology

    Eunice has always enjoyed biology and being around animals.  After obtaining an undergraduate degree in animal physiology from Simon Fraser, she moved ... [more]


    Lindsay Spielman(1)Lindsay Spielman
    B.Sc. (Vancouver Island University), Ph.D. (UBCO)
    Lab Supervisor - Biology

    Lindsay has always been passionate about scientific discovery and science education.   Lindsay obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from V ... [more]


    Marja de Jong WestmanMarja de Jong Westman
    B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. (UBC)
    Instructor - Biology

    Marja’s passion for the natural world is an inherent part of her character.  After graduating from UBC, this passion found a home for 10 years in her  ... [more]


    Michael KiralyMichael Kiraly
    B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. (York), Ph.D. (Toronto)
    Instructor - Biology

    Michael came to Capilano University after working at the Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute in Seattle Washington (PNRI). AT PNRI he resear ... [more]


    Paul McMillanPaul McMillan
    B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Rutgers)
    Instructor - Biology

    Paul grew up somewhere in the swamps of New Jersey.  As a child he spent many hours looking at the dinosaurs in the American Museum of Natural History ... [more]


    Rachel ClearwaterRachel Clearwater
    BA (Queen's), B.Sc. (UVic), Ph.D. (Univ of California, Davis)
    Instructor - Biology

    Rachel has a PhD in Ecology (University of California, Davis) and undergraduate degrees in Biology (University of Victoria) and Political Science (Que ... [more]


    Thomas FlowerThomas Flower
    B.Sc. (Hons.) (Univ of Bristol), M.Sc. (Univ of Pretoria), Ph.D. (Univ of Cambridge)
    Instructor - Biology

    Tom’s fascination with the natural world began with his early dinosaur obsession, but after realizing they were mostly extinct, he focused on their li ... [more]