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
Morin Gregg Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Basic medicine and life sciences; Proteomics; mass spectrometry; RNA processing; Ribonucleoproteins; Splicing; Cancer; RNA sequencing Department of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine
Staples John Faculty (non-G+PS member) Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Clinical sciences, n.e.c.; Other medical sciences; Hospital readmission; Substance use (including opioids and cannabis); Population health; injury prevention; Traffic Safety 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
Slaunwhite Amanda Faculty (non-G+PS member) Public and population health; illicit drug poisoning (overdose); Substance Use; mental health; prison health; health inequities; health geography Faculty of Medicine
Venturutti Leandro Faculty (non-G+PS member) Faculty of Medicine
Maylin Zoe Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer; Prostate Cancer; molecular biology; Drug discovery and development; Biomarkers 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
McKeown Martin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurology; novel treatments for Parkinson's; Video Monitoring Parkinson's; Brain Stimulation; Biomedical Engineering; Machine Learning; fMRI; EEG Division of Neurology Faculty of Medicine
Pavlidis Paul Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Engineering and technology; genomics; Bioinformatics; cellular and molecular neuroscience; Genetics; disorders of the nervous system; single-cell genomics; Computational Biology; Gene regulation Department of Psychiatry, Michael Smith Laboratories Faculty of Medicine
Ge Ruiyang Faculty (non-G+PS member) Neuropsychology; Mood Disorder; Big Data; mental illness 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
Nabi Ivan Robert Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; Cancer cell biology; Membrane domains; Organelle contact sites; Super-resolution microscopy; Machine Learning Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, School of Biomedical Engineering 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
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
Hoiland Ryan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurosciences, medical and health and physiological aspects, n.e.c.; Clinical and translational cardiovascular sciences; Human physiology, n.e.c.; cerebral vascular physiology; acute brain injury; Spinal cord injury Critical Care Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Kowatsch Monika Postdoctoral Fellow Medical, health and life sciences; HIV; Aging; hormones; Sociodemographics of health; Immunology Faculty of Medicine
Reid Gregor Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Basic medicine and life sciences; paediatric cancer; cancer immunology; animal models of cancer Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine
Taubert Stefan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other health sciences; Gene regulation and expression; Transcriptomics; Genomics; Aging; beta cells; C. elegans; Diabetes; Gene Regulation and Expression; Gene regulation; Genetics of Aging; genomics; Hypoxia; Metabolism; Molecular Genetics; Mouse; stress; Stress and Cancer; Stress responses; Toxin and Toxicant Metabolism; Transcription Department of Medical Genetics 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
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
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
Parker Seth Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Metabolomics; Cell metabolism; Pediatric cancer; mass spectrometry; Childhood disease; Cancer; Solute carriers; Metabolism; Mitochondria; Stable-isotope tracing; Functional assay development Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Faculty of Medicine
Dubland Joshua Faculty (non-G+PS member) Clinical sciences; Newborn Screening; Biochemical Genetics; Lipids; Metabolism; mass spectrometry Faculty of Medicine
Wiens Matthew Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Global health; Sepsis; Prediction modelling; Epidemiology; Pediatric infectious diseases; Post-discharge outcomes; Global Health; Digital health Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Faculty of Medicine
Lau Joseph Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Nuclear medicine; Cancer; Radiopharmaceuticals; Imaging; Radiotherapy Department of Radiology Faculty of Medicine
Haas Kurt Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical and biomedical engineering; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Autism; Brain Circuit Development; Dendritogenesis; Epilepsy; Genetics of Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases; Neurodevelopmental disorders; Neurological diseases; Neuronal Communication and Neurotransmission; Neuronal Computation; Neuronal Modeling; Neuronal Systems; Neuronal and Synaptic Activity; Plasticity / Neuronal Regeneration; Synaptic Plasticity Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences, School of Biomedical Engineering Faculty of Medicine
Jan Eric Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Biochemistry; Virus; Nucleic Acids; Proteomics; Antiviral innate immunity; Zika; coxsackievirus; enterovirus; Innate immunity; molecular biology; picornavirus; protease; Protein synthesis; RNA; RNA structure function; RNA virus; ribosome; SARS; tRNA; translation; Virology; virus host interactions; mRNA therapeutics Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 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
Sakakibara Brodie Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical medicine; Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy; Gerontology; rehabilitation; Physical Activity; Physical Rehabilitation; Spinal cord injury; Stroke Rehabilitation; Chronic disease self-management and prevention; Telehealth in people with stroke and cardiovascular disease; Complex behavioural intervention development; Clinical trial methodologies; Participatory and patient-oriented research Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Faculty of Medicine
Bogoslowski Ania Postdoctoral Fellow Tumour immunology; Immunology; tumour immunology; neuroimmunology 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
Alageel Mohammed Faculty (non-G+PS member) Clinical medicine; Shock; Sickle cell disease; Resuscitation Faculty of Medicine
Hach Faraz Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer; Algorithms and computational genomics; Computational Genomics; biomolecular sequence analysis Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Zhou Lily Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Public and population health; Cerebrovascular Diseases; Stroke Epidemiology; Cost Effectiveness of Medical Interventions Division of Neurology Faculty of Medicine
Hilton Brett Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; neuroscience; neuroplasticity; Axon regeneration; Spinal cord injury Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Rashid Md Mahamud-ur Postdoctoral Fellow Medical, health and life sciences; Virology; Influenza virus; Zika virus; Dengue virus; HIV virus; Blood Cloting; Proteomics Faculty of Medicine
Kalua Khumbo Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Population health interventions; Infectious diseases; Global health; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Neglected Tropical Eye Diseases; Global Eye Health; Cluster Randomized Trials; Implementation Science; International Global Health; Community Based Research; Clinical trials School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Dawson Jessica Postdoctoral Fellow Neurodegeneration; human genetics; neurodegeneration; Huntington disease; Genetic Modifiers; Sequence diversity; Triplet repeat disorders Faculty of Medicine
Morgan Steven Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health policy; Economics of health care; Health services and systems; Access to medicines; Health care policy; Pharmacare; Pharmaceutical pricing; Prescribing appropriateness; Comparative policy analysis School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Christenson James Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other clinical medicine; sudden cardiac death; chain of survival; out of hospital cardiac arrest; emergency medical services; resuscitation science Department of Emergency Medicine 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
Shadgan Babak Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical biotechnology diagnostics (including biosensors); Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Orthopedics; Sports medicine; Bone, skin and cartilage science; Central nervous system; Implantable Biosensing; sensor and system design, clinical application development; Wearable Biosensors; design and application development in health care and exercise sciences; Musculoskeletal, Sports & Exercise Medicine; Bone Fracture Healing; Spinal Cord Injuries Department of Orthopaedics Faculty of Medicine
Peebles Erin Faculty (non-G+PS member) Health equity; Environmental, developmental and social factors of youth health; Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; medical education; equity, diversity, inclusion; social determinants of health 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
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
Thompson Wade Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health services and systems; ensuring older persons are taking medications that are a good fit; deprescribing; polypharmacy Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Faculty of Medicine
Fong Anthony Faculty (non-G+PS member) Medical, health and life sciences; Media and communications; disaster medicine; health journalism Faculty of Medicine
Sladen Douglas Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical, health and life sciences; cochlear implantation among children and adults School of Audiology and Speech Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Sadarangani Manish Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Immunology; Microbiology; Clinical sciences; Bacteria; Bacterial Vaccines; Childhood infections; Epidemiology; Immune System; Vaccine Development; Vaccine immunity; Clinical trials and observational studies Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine
Milloy Michael-John Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Infectious diseases; Clinical sciences, n.e.c.; Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; medical cannabis; overdose; HIV disease; people who use drugs; Substance use disorder Division of Social Medicine Faculty of Medicine

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