Welcome to

Bercik & Collins
Laboratory

The Bercik-Collins Laboratory performs translational research in the field of functional and inflammatory intestinal disorders. Both principal investigators are clinician-scientists with a strong record of collaboration and publication in both the basic and clinical research. The lab is part of the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute in the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. In keeping with the Institute’s philosophy, the lab adopts a highly translational, integrated, and interdisciplinary approach to research.

Our Recent Funding Partners

Our Facilities

The lab shares major infrastructure with the Institute and this includes access to mice from the Axenic-Gnotobiotic Facility, access to the The Farncombe Metagenomics Facility. Both Dr. Bercik and Dr. Collins are clinicians and have access to patients and their bio-samples.