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
Budzynski Marek Postdoctoral Fellow Cell biology; Other basic medicine and life sciences; Transcription; Stem Cells; transcription factors; Cell division; Stress responses 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
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
Nicolaou Savvakis Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging; Computed Tomography; Artificial Intelligence; Emergency Radiology; Trauma Radiology; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Department of Radiology Faculty of Medicine
Dong Xuesen Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer progression and metastasis; Gene and molecular therapy; Endocrine Regulation; RNA splicing and Gene Regulation; Hormone Dependent Cancers; Prostate Cancer; Premature Labour Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Chow Hiu Mei Postdoctoral Fellow Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; eye movements; multisensory integration; perception; human; Development; Cognitive Psychology Faculty of Medicine
Hall Liam Postdoctoral Fellow Human physiology; Diabetes; exercise; Metabolism 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
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
Guenette Jordan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Respiratory diseases; Other biological sciences; Clinical exercise physiology; Cardiorespiratory physiology; Mechanisms and management of breathlessness and exercise intolerance; Chronic respiratory diseases Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Medicine
Hughes Michael Faculty (non-G+PS member) Cancer progression and metastasis; Cell Trafficking; Metastasis; Immunotherapy; Nephrotic Syndrome; Vascular Permeability; Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant 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
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
Farrokhi Ali Postdoctoral Fellow Basic medicine and life sciences; pediatric cancer; Leukemia; Tissue Engineering; Wound Healing Faculty of Medicine
Du Caigan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Immune diseases; Medical biotechnology diagnostics (including biosensors); Drug discovery, design and delivery; Transplantation immunology; Innate immunity; pathophysiology of Kidney disease; cell and antibody/protein therapy; Kidney transplantation and organ preservation; Technology for diagnosis of kidney disease; Peritoneal dialysis; Inflammation of various organs Department of Urologic Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Karim Ehsan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Biostatistical methods; Survey methodology and analysis; Statistical learning; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); Public and population health, n.e.c.; Causal inference; Biostatistics; Statistics; Machine Learning; data science; Survey data analysis; multiple sclerosis School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Black Alexis Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cognitive sciences School of Audiology and Speech Sciences Faculty of Medicine
Hassan Eman Faculty (non-G+PS member) Faculty of Medicine
Laule Cornelia Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical physics; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Pathology (except oral pathology); Auto-Immune Diseases; Axons; brain; Central Nervous System Inflammatory Diseases; Cerebral Atrophy; Histology; image analysis; Imaging; Inflammation; magnetic resonance imaging; Magnetic resonance spectroscopy; multiple sclerosis; myelin; Nervous System Development; Neurodegenerative diseases; Neurological diseases; Neuronal Systems; pain; Pathology; Schizophrenia; Spinal Cord Diseases; spinal cord; Spinal cord injury Department of Radiology, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Duong Franck Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Applied immunology (including antibody engineering, xenotransplantation and t-cell therapies); Medical molecular engineering of nucleic acids and proteins; Biochemistry; Immunology; Cancer; drug delivery; Antibodies; Membrane Receptors Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Faculty of Medicine
Laher Ismail Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences (except clinical aspects); Cardiovascular diseases; animal models of sleep apnea; Diabetes; exercise; oxidative stress; regulation of small artery tone, mechanisms of pressuce-induced vasomotor responses, exercise, sleep Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics 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 Aids Faculty of Medicine
Weber Alexander Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurocognitive patterns and neural networks; Central nervous system; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Quantitative MRI; Brain Disorders; resting state functional MRI; myelin water imaging; Arterial Spin Labelling; Diffusion Tensor Imaging; Fractal based analysis; Concussion; Diagnostic Imaging; Epilepsy; Seizures; Traumatic Brain Injury; open science; Biomedical Engineering; Rett Syndrome Department of Pediatrics Faculty of Medicine
Balevi Ben Faculty (non-G+PS member) Faculty of Medicine
Heinze Karolin Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer; Cancer biology; Biomarker Discovery; Immunology; Epigentics Faculty of Medicine
Friedman Jan Marshall Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Other clinical medicine; Genetic medicine; Genomics; Health counselling; Application of whole genome sequencing to diagnose genetic disease; Birth defects epidemiology; Clinical genomics; Developmental Genetics; Genetics and Heredity; Neurofibromatosis Department of Medical Genetics Faculty of Medicine
Lester Richard Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Infectious diseases; Digital health; Mobile health (mHealth); Precision Public Health; Patient-centered care; Global Health Division of Infectious Diseases Faculty of Medicine
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
Woodward Melissa Postdoctoral Fellow Psychiatry (including psychotherapy); Health services and systems, n.e.c.; Community child health; Substance Use; homelessness; Psychosis; cerebral small vessel disease; Neuroimaging; retinal imaging; exercise; child and adolescent; mental health and COVID-19; service utilisation Faculty of Medicine
Kuo Calvin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Biomechanical engineering; Medical devices; Biomedical instrumentation (including diagnostics); Sensing human motion; How humans make sense of their own motion; Sensorimotor Neutrophysiology; Wearable Sensing; Musculoskeletal Modeling School of Biomedical Engineering Faculty of Medicine
Jiao Jie Postdoctoral Fellow Innate immunity; Intracellular signaling, signal transduction, receptor and membrane biology; Lung regeneration; Respiratory Infection model; Sars-Cov 2 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
Henderson Sarah Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Environmental and occupational health and safety; wildfire smoke; air pollution; Extreme weather events; environmental health; radon gas; Food safety; Water quality School of Population and Public Health Faculty of Medicine
Wang Jun Postdoctoral Fellow Faculty of Medicine
Collet Jean-Paul Faculty (non-G+PS member) 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
Ma Jasmin Postdoctoral Fellow Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis; Trauma / Injuries; Behaviour change science; Psychology; Knowledge translation Faculty of Medicine
Janssen Sanne Postdoctoral Fellow Other basic medicine and life sciences; Epigenomics Faculty of Medicine
O'Neil Michael Faculty (non-G+PS member) 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
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
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 Aids Faculty of Medicine
Wiens Matthew Faculty (non-G+PS member) Global health; Sepsis; Prediction modelling; Epidemiology; Pediatric infectious diseases; Post-discharge outcomes; Global Health; Digital health 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
Ciocca Valter Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Auditory System; Perception and Representation; Recognition of Speech; Speech and Language Development Disorders; Auditory grouping of speech and non-speech sounds, also known as "auditory scene analysis"; perception and production of normal and disordered speech School of Audiology and Speech Sciences 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
Omar Mahmoud Faculty (non-G+PS member) Clinical medicine Faculty of Medicine

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