Spencer Ursel

MSc student


Prof. Jonathan Little

Current Program

Spencer completed his BSc at The University of British Columbia Okanagan in biochemistry and molecular biology. During this time, Spencer completed an honours thesis for his research on intestinal stem cells, designer probiotics, and how they can influence the mucus barrier of the gut.

Spencer is an ultra distance triathlete, and rock climber, he enjoys socializing and surrounds himself with friends and family.

Current Research

Spencer’s masters degree will examine how exercise regimes, body composition, and dietary interventions can impact mitochondrial respiration.