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Leslie is a summer law student at Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP, and has completed his first year of the JD program at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC. Prior to law school, Leslie received his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry and Doctor of Philosophy in Cell and Developmental Biology, both at UBC. His doctoral thesis involved studying enzymes and signaling pathways that control cellular metabolism and lipid synthesis, which contributed towards better understanding diseases including obesity and type 2 diabetes.

In his first year of law school, Leslie volunteered as a clinician with the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program, which provides legal assistance to low-income individuals.

In his spare time, Leslie enjoys running, hiking, spending time with his dog, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

    UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award (1 Year Fellowship) 2015

    UBC Faculty of Medicine Graduate Award (1 Year Fellowship) 2014


Chan, L. J. (2018). Regulation of lipin phosphorylation and lipid homeostasis by glycogen synthase kinase 3 (T). University of British Columbia.