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 ascending
Huan Tao Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Bioinformatics, n.e.c.; Analytical spectrometry; Metabolomics; Separation science; Cancer progression and metastasis; Human nutrition and metabolism; Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry; Cellular Metabolism; Bioinformatics Department of Chemistry Faculty of Science
Ortner Christoph Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Numerical analysis; Mathematical modelling and simulation; Partial and ordinary differential equations; Computational chemistry; Condensed matter modelling and density functional theory; Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation; Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing; Applied Analysis; Multi-scale Modelling and Coarse-graining; Molecular Simulation; Scientific Machine-learning, in particular for applications in multi-scale modelling Department of Mathematics Faculty of Science
White Rachel Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics; Climate modelling; Atmospheric dynamics; climate change; Extreme weather events; Climate impacts Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Sciences Faculty of Science
Heitz Matthieu Postdoctoral Fellow Algorithms and computational genomics; Optimal Transport; Machine Learning; Bioinformatics Faculty of Science
Scott Douglas Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Astronomical and space sciences; Physical sciences; Cosmology; Science and Knowledge Department of Physics & Astronomy Faculty of Science
Watson Liam Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Topology; Low-dimensional topology; Khovanov homology; Heegaard Floer homology Department of Mathematics Faculty of Science
Page Brent Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences (except clinical aspects); Cell Signaling and Cancer; Cancer; Cell signaling; Chemical Biology; Drug development; Drug Discovery, Design and Delivery; Medicinal Chemistry; Target Engagement Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Cragg Jacquelyn Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); data science; open science; Causal inference; Drug Effectiveness; Drug Safety; Epidemiology; neuro-epidemiology; Neurological diseases; Spinal cord injury; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS); multiple sclerosis; Parkinson’s disease Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Wong Judy Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer genetics; Mechanisms of carcinogenesis; Drug discovery, design and delivery; Nucleic acids studies; Enzymes (including kinetics and mechanisms, and biocatalyst); Cancer biology; Aging; Genome Instability; Nucleic Acid Structures; Pharmacology; Genetics and Genomics Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Turgeon Ricky Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cardiology and circulatory sciences (including cardiovascular disease); Health care effectiveness and outcomes; Knowledge translation and implementation science in health; Heart failure pharmacotherapy; Acute coronary syndromes / myocardial infarction; Cardiovascular risk reduction (lipid-lowering therapy, antiplatelet therapy); Cardiovascular safety of medications; Drug Effectiveness; Evidence-based practice; Shared decision making; Point-of-care decision aids / decision support tools; Knowledge translation / implementation; Risk calculators / clinical prediction tools; Pharmacist scope of practice; Clinical assessment / physical examination Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Wisnovsky Simon Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer genetics; Tumour immunology; Cellular immunology; Glycomics and glycobiology; Chemical genetics; Systems biology; Cellular interactions (including adhesion, matrix and cell wall); Genomics; Cancer molecular targets; glycobiology; carbohydrates; Tumor immunology; Functional genomics; CRISPR screening; Glycomics; Biochemistry; Molecular Genetics; Cell Biology; Cancer Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Frankel Adam Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other basic medicine and life sciences; Enzymes (including kinetics and mechanisms, and biocatalyst); Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Bioactive Molecules; Organic Molecules and Biomolecules; Proteins; arginine methylation; post-translational modifications; Chemical Biology; drug discovery; Target Engagement; Protein Biochemistry; yeast; Amino acids Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Velenosi Thomas Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, n.e.c.; Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Cancer molecular targets; Metabolomics; Lipid biology (including lipidomics); Pharmacometabolomics; Pharmacology; Lipidomics; mass spectrometry; Cancer; Stable isotope tracing; Bioinformatics Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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
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
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
Afshari Reza Faculty (non-G+PS member) 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Robillard Julie Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Patient experience/patient engagement; eHealth; Assistive technology; Neuroethics; Brain health technology; Artificial Intelligence; Dementia; mental health; Social robots Division of Neurology 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) Faculty of Medicine
Collet Jean-Paul Faculty (non-G+PS member) Faculty of Medicine
Ashe Maureen Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Mobile health (mHealth); Knowledge translation and implementation science in health; Patient and citizen engagement research; Physical therapy; Team-based care; Digital health; Person-Centered Care; reablement; Older Adults; built environment; Physical Activity; systematic reviews Department of Family Practice Faculty of Medicine
Tebbutt Scott Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Basic medicine and life sciences; Dual organism molecular interaction (fungal spores & human airway epithelium); Early and late reactions in allergic asthma and rhinitis; Diagnostics of acute heart rejection; Neonatal vaccine immunogenicity; Systems biology, biomarkers & bioinformatics Division of Respiratory Medicine 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
Nguan Christopher Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Urology; Computer engineering; Civil engineering, n.e.c.; Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Medical devices; Artificial tissues engineering; Biomedical robotics; Image guided surgery systems; Applied immunology (including antibody engineering, xenotransplantation and t-cell therapies); Transplantation immunology; kidney transplantation; patient reported outcomes; medical apps for mobile health; machine learning analytics of medical imaging; machine learning analytics of complex medical data outcomes; Robotics; quality in healthcare; environmental impact of healthcare Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Matsubara Joanne Aiko Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Sensory systems, visual; Cellular interactions (including adhesion, matrix and cell wall); Gene and molecular therapy; Cellular neuroscience; neuroscience; vision; cell and development; cell death pathways; innate immune response; eye disease, retinal degenerations; Alzheimer's disease; neurodegeneration Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Faculty of Medicine

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