Undergraduate Research

This list shows researcher who have indicated interest in working with undergraduate students on research projects.
Last name First name Type Research Interests Department(s) Facultysort descending
Ow Nikki Postdoctoral Fellow Health care effectiveness and outcomes; Health outcomes; Health Services; Youth mental health Faculty of Medicine
Bouchard Katrina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical sexology; Mental health and wellbeing; Sexual identy, sexual attraction and sexual behaviour; Sexual health; sexual response; sexual well-being; women's health; couples Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine
Prusinkiewicz Martin Postdoctoral Fellow Cellular immunology; Neonatal Immunology; Virology; Developmental biology; Metabolism Faculty of Medicine
Brunham Liam Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Lipids; Genetics; Pharmacogenomics; Cardiovascular diseases Division of General Internal Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Wasserman Wyeth Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Medical and biomedical engineering; Creation of computational methods for the analysis of genome sequences (bioinformatics); Study of cis-regulatory elements controlling gene transcription; Applied analyses of genome sequences (genomics); Indigenous genomics Department of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine
Cembrowski Mark Steven Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Molecular neuroscience; Mathematical modelling and simulation; Mechanisms of memory in the brain; Anxiety; Big Data; Bioinformatics; Cell types; Computation; CRISPR-Cas9; Fear; Genetics; modeling; Neural circuits; neuroscience; Neuroscience of memory; PTSD; RNAseq Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Janssen Sanne Postdoctoral Fellow Other basic medicine and life sciences; Epigenomics Faculty of Medicine
Fast Danya Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Social sciences; Substance Use; Substance Use Care; Adolescents and Young Adults; urban health; Urban Poverty; Medical Anthropology; Canada; East Africa Division of Social Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Dubland Joshua Faculty (non-G+PS member) Rare diseases; Newborn Screening; Biochemical Genetics; Lipids; Metabolism; mass spectrometry Faculty of Medicine
Steif Adi Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Bioinformatics; Algorithms and computational genomics; Genomics; Cancer genetics; Mechanisms of carcinogenesis; Cancer progression and metastasis; Statistical methods for high throughput data; High dimensional data analysis; Computational Biology; Machine Learning; Cancer Genomics; Single cell sequencing; Tumour evolution; Genomic technology development Department of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine
McLean Mia Postdoctoral Fellow Pediatrics; Psychology; preterm; developmental origins of health and disease; stress regulation; childhood anxiety; Brain development Faculty of Medicine
Somasekharan Syam Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer; Cell biology; Cell Biology and RNA Biology Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Brussoni Mariana Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Developmental psychology; Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; Population health interventions; injury prevention; Children's outdoor play; Risky play; Parenting; health behaviour change Department of Pediatrics, School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Lang Donna Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Structural Neuroimaging; Psychosis; Addiction; cognition; Cardiovascular Function; Microvascular integrity Department of Radiology Faculty of Medicine
Vanderwal Tamara Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Functional Neuroimaging; child psychiatric disorders Department of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine
Bogoslowski Ania Postdoctoral Fellow Tumour immunology; Immunology; tumour immunology; neuroimmunology Faculty of Medicine
Loucks Catrina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Pharmacogenomics; Pain management; Medical Genetics; Model organism genetics; Drug reactions Department of Pediatrics, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Faculty of Medicine
Hacihaliloglu Ilker Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Bio-signal processing and analysis; Medical biotechnology; Biomedical signal processing; Image guided surgery systems; Medical and biomedical engineering, n.e.c.; Data analytics and signal processing, n.e.c.; Artificial intelligence (AI); Extraction of relevant information from 3D medical images; Image Guided Surgery; computer assisted diagnosis; Deep Learning; point of care ultrasound; ultrasound image processing; Brain Health; orthopedic surgery; liver disease; lung disease; traumatic Brian injury; neurosurgery; Biomedical Engineering Department of Radiology, Department of Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Farrokhi Ali Postdoctoral Fellow Basic medicine and life sciences; pediatric cancer; Leukemia; Tissue Engineering; Wound Healing Faculty of Medicine
Rauscher Alexander Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical sciences; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; magnetic resonance imaging; physics; quantitative susceptibility mapping; myelin water imaging; brain; maschine learning Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine
Li Linda Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Physical therapy; Rehabilitation medicine; Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis; digital media; E-health; Health Care Technologies; Health services research; Implementation Science; Knowledge translation; Patient/Public engagement; Patient help-seeking experiences; Patient self-management; rehabilitation; Rehabilitation Care and Services; Rehabilitation and lifestyle interventions in arthritis management; Shared decision-making Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Medicine
Pavlidis Paul Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Basic medicine and life sciences; genomics; Bioinformatics; cellular and molecular neuroscience; Genetics; disorders of the nervous system Department of Psychiatry, Michael Smith Laboratories Faculty of Medicine
Jenstad Lorienne Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other health sciences; hearing aids; Aging; audiology; hearing health; amplification School of Audiology and Speech Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Zandstra Peter Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical biotechnology; Medical and biomedical engineering; Stem cell bioengineering; Bioengineering; Synthetic biology; Biomedical Engineering; Immuno-engineering; Biotechnology; Computational Biology; Computational modeling; Gene/Cell Therapy Systems; genomics; Immunology; personalized medicine; Regenerative medicine School of Biomedical Engineering, Michael Smith Laboratories Faculty of Medicine
Lallous Nada Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Cancer progression and metastasis; Cancer molecular targets; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Cancer biology; Therapeutics; Protein research; Drug resistance; transcription factors Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
MacAskill Don Faculty (non-G+PS member) Other health sciences, n.e.c.; paediatric audiology, paediatric hearing loss and balance function Faculty of Medicine
Pike Ian Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health promotion and disease prevention; Child and Youth Injury Prevention; Safety-oriented culture; Indigenous child and youth injury prevention; Social Marketing; Child Passenger Safety; Risky play Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine
Brotto Lori Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Human reproduction and development sciences; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Clinical psychology; mindfulness; Sexual Dysfunctions; sexual desire; treatment of sexual concerns; women's sexual health; asexuality; digital health interventions Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Department of Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine
Cibere Jolanda Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Rheumatology; early osteoarthritis; magnetic resonance imaging in osteoarthritis; biomarkers in osteoarthritis; progression of early osteoarthritis; clinical detection of early osteoarthritis Division of Rheumatology Faculty of Medicine
Jevitt Cecilia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Midwifery; perinatal obesity; weight management in pregnancy; obesity prevention Department of Family Practice Faculty of Medicine
Houfani Aicha Asma Postdoctoral Fellow Basic medicine and life sciences; Lipid nanoparticles; Protein Corona; Proteomics; mRNA; Immune Response Faculty of Medicine
Gerrie Alina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical medicine; Lymphoid Cancer; Leukemia; genomics; Population-based outcomes; Cellular therapy; Quality of life; Survivorship Division of Medical Oncology Faculty of Medicine
Hasan Ali Omar Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Tumour immunology; Dermatology; Humoural immunology and immunochemistry; Applied immunology (including antibody engineering, xenotransplantation and t-cell therapies); Immunology; Checkpoint inhibitors; Skin cancer; glycobiology; Infectiology Faculty of Medicine
Laver Christopher Postdoctoral Fellow Medical and biomedical engineering; Medical biotechnology; CNS (retinal, brain cortex, and spinal cord) and cardiac tissue engineering. Faculty of Medicine
Zomar Bryn Postdoctoral Fellow Pediatrics; Orthopedics Faculty of Medicine
Afshari Reza Faculty (non-G+PS member) Environmental and occupational health and safety; Critical care medicine and emergency medicine; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Epidemiology,; Toxicology,; Pharmacology,; Environment; Risk assessment Faculty of Medicine
Sutherland Jason Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health care effectiveness and outcomes; Health care administration; Access to care; Healthcare costs; Health systems; Patient-Reported Outcomes; Quality; Surgery School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Elliott Alison Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other health sciences; rare disease; genomics; Congenital Malformations; Skeletal and limb anomalies; Genetic Counselling; Health services implementation science Department of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine
De Wolfe Travis James Postdoctoral Fellow Human microbiota; microbiota; Microbiome; Gastrointestinal tract; Microbial ecology; Inflammatory bowel diseases; Clostridioides difficile Faculty of Medicine
Budzynski Marek Postdoctoral Fellow Cell biology; Other basic medicine and life sciences; Transcription; Stem Cells; transcription factors; Cell division; Stress responses Faculty of Medicine
Hall Liam Postdoctoral Fellow Human physiology; Diabetes; exercise; Metabolism Faculty of Medicine
Tremlett Helen Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); multiple sclerosis; Neuroepidemiology; Pharmacoepidemiology; prodrome,; Drug safety and effectiveness; Pharmacogenomics; comorbidities; health administrative data; Gut microbiome; prodromes Division of Neurology Faculty of Medicine
Lim Chinten James Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer progression and metastasis; Solid cancer tumours; Hematological tumours; tumour cell biology; mechanisms of drug resistance; integrin cell adhesion and migration; tumour microenvironment; pediatric oncology Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine
Yin Hao Faculty (non-G+PS member) Environment and natural resources economics; Environmental impact assessment; Cost-benefit analysis; Causal effects of environmental regulations; air pollution; climate change; Health care Faculty of Medicine
Hassan Eman Faculty (non-G+PS member) Population health interventions; Access and quality of palliative and end of life care; Quality of end of life; Population health outcomes Faculty of Medicine
Olson Robert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical oncology; Clinical trials; Radiotherapy; stereotactic radiotherapy; patient reported outcomes; Head and Neck Cancer; Breast Cancer; Lung cancer; Epidemiology; Community Health / Public Health; Social Determinants of Cancer; health services delivery Department of Surgery Faculty of Medicine
Park Yongjin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other basic medicine and life sciences; High dimensional data analysis; Biostatistical methods; Bioinformatics; single-cell genomics; Computational Biology; Causal inference; Bayesian machine learning Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Department of Statistics Faculty of Medicine
de Jongh Gonzalez Olivia Postdoctoral Fellow Public and population health; Parenting; childhood; Obesity; behavioral change; health promotion and intervention; quantitative data analysis; Nutrition; Physical Activity; screen time; gender- and sex-related differences Faculty of Medicine
Heinze Karolin Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer; Cancer biology; Biomarker Discovery; Immunology; Epigentics Faculty of Medicine
Collet Jean-Paul Faculty (non-G+PS member) Clinical sciences, n.e.c.; Stress measurement - stress management -; Child development - children with neurodevelopment disability Faculty of Medicine

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