Membership is open to researchers at all career stages across Canada with an interest in developing a better understanding of the pancreatic islets of Langerhans in health in disease.

We welcome investigators working in all areas of islet biology with willingness to contribute to a collaborative and supportive community.

L’adhésion est ouverte aux chercheurs à tous les stades de leur carrière à travers le Canada qui s’intéressent à une meilleure compréhension des îlots pancréatiques de Langerhans dans la santé et la maladie.

Nous accueillons les chercheurs qui travaillent dans tous les domaines de la biologie des îlots de Langerhans et qui sont prêts à contribuer à une communauté de collaboration et de soutien.

Becoming a Member:

Applications for membership can be completed online by clicking the button below.

Principal Investigators


To be a member, Principal Investigators must:


Have their primary appointment at a Canadian university
Demonstrate active contribution to islet research in Canada
Agree to actively participate in network activities, including regular attendance at related scientific meetings and mentorship/professional development of trainees

Trainees and Research Staff


To be a member, trainees and research staff must:


Be currently working under the supervision of a Principal Investigator at a Canadian university, or have recently completed training at a Canadian University, with an interest in maintaining connections with Canada
Be actively training in and/or contributing to islet research
Agree to actively participate in various network activities including regular attendance at the scientific meetings, such as CIRTN-R2FIC journal club and professional development seminars