Undergraduate Research

This list shows researcher who have indicated interest in working with undergraduate students on research projects.
Last namesort descending First name Type Research Interests Department(s) Faculty
Iurascu Ilinca Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Comparative literatures; Theories of cultural studies; Media, visual and digital culture; German literature; Comparative Literature; Cultural Studies; media theory; Media history; critical theory; film studies Department of Central, Eastern & Northern European Studies Faculty of Arts
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
Janssen Sanne Postdoctoral Fellow Other basic medicine and life sciences; Epigenomics Faculty of Medicine
Jean Francois Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Medical virology; Protein trafficking in cell biology; Proteomics; Enzymes (including kinetics and mechanisms, and biocatalyst); Organelle function; Virology; Systems biology; Cellular virology; Emerging human viruses; COVID-19; Host-virus interactions; Broad-based antiviral agents; Antiviral agents; Natural products as antiviral agents; Lipid-modulating drugs; Cellular protease inhibitors; Viral protease inhibitors; Human coronaviruses; SARS-CoV-2; Human flaviviruses; Dengue virus; Zika virus; West Nile virus; Influenza A virus; Human microRNAs; Therapeutic microRNA; Viral and cellular biomarkers; Molecular diagnostics for detecting viral infection; Circulating exosomes; Exosomal microRNAs; Proteomics-based technologies; Multiplexed and Mass Spectrometric quantitation assays Department of Microbiology & Immunology Faculty of Science
Jelovica Jasmin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Civil engineering; Mechanical engineering; Finite element analysis; Metals and Alloys; Production and Process Optimization; Sandwich structures; Solid Mechanics; Stress Analysis; Structural optimization; Ultimate, fatigue and impact strength; Welding and joining of metals Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Applied Science
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
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
Jiang Yuanyuan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Clinical psychology; Educational psychology; Mental health and wellbeing; inattentiveness, hyperactivity, impulsivity; psychosocial assessment and intervention; supporting children, parents, teachers. and care providers in improving mental health Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education Faculty of Education
Jing Zhichun Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Prehistoric archaeology; Archaeometry; Archaeological theory; Archaeology; Anthropology; Early China; Shang Civilization; Archaeological Science; Early Urbanism; Geoarchaeology Department of Anthropology Faculty of Arts
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
Kanashiro Makiya Ieda Faculty (non-G+PS member)
Kandlikar Milind Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Climate change impacts and adaptation; Product life cycle; Environmental policy; Research, science and technology policy; Environmental impacts; Climate Change and energy transition; Technological Risk; Technology and Development School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability Faculty of Arts
Kaur Tejinder Postdoctoral Fellow Tissue Engineering; human skin equivalents; animal-free methods Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Khalili Mahsa Postdoctoral Fellow Medical and biomedical engineering; Wearable Technologies; Assistive technologies; Machine Learning Faculty of Medicine
Khanna Tarun Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Economics; Renewable energy systems (except smart systems engineering); Environmental policy; energy economics; Evidence synthesis; policy evaluation; electricity markets; energy in development; decarbonization of the energy sector School of Public Policy and Global Affairs Faculty of Arts
Kikkawa Ayumu Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) International economics and international finance; Industry economics and industrial organization; international trade; Industrial Organization Division of Strategy and Business Economics Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
Kim Amy Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Land transportation systems engineering, n.e.c.; Traffic and highway engineering Department of Civil Engineering Faculty of Applied Science
Kim Ji Eun Faculty (non-G+PS member) Specialized studies in education; Early Literacy Education; Early Childhood Education; Multimodality; Digital books
Kim Eric Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Health psychology; Psychosocial, sociocultural and behavioral determinants of health; Epidemiology (except nutritional and veterinary epidemiology); psychological well-being; Purpose in life / Meaning in life; resilience; Optimism / Hope; Health Psychology; Social Epidemiology; Aging Department of Psychology Faculty of Arts
Kim Hyosub Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Sensorimotor control; Motor systems; Sensorimotor neuroscience; Sensory processes, perception and performance; Motor learning; motor control; Computational modeling; Bayesian Methods School of Kinesiology Faculty of Education
King Ross Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Historical linguistics, diachronics, and dialectology; Korean philology; history of Korean literary culture; Korean historical linguistics; Korean dialectology; history of the Sinographic Cosmopolis Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts
Kingstone Alan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cognitive sciences; Brain mechanisms of human perception, attention, and behaviour in experimental & everyday situations Department of Psychology Faculty of Arts
Kontogiorgos Vasileios Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Food colloids, gels, foam and emulsions; Food chemistry (including fermentation); Food rheology, food texture and sensory evaluation; Nutraceuticals, functional foods and bioactive; food chemistry; Physical chemistry of foods; Food colloids; Food emulsions; Food polysaccharides; food proteins Food, Nutrition & Health Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Koralesky Katherine (Katie) Postdoctoral Fellow Sociology and related studies; Psychology, social and behavorial aspects; Humane animal treatment; Agricultural biotechnology; Emerging technologies in agriculture; Responsible innovation; Farmer views on animal welfare; Public perceptions of animal welfare; Institutional ethnography; Animal welfare law and policy; Animal sheltering and protection Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Kowatsch Monika Postdoctoral Fellow Medical, health and life sciences; HIV; Aging; hormones; Sociodemographics of health; Immunology Faculty of Medicine
Krentz Nicole Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Human development and organogenesis; Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences, n.e.c.; Human physiology, n.e.c.; Diabetes; Developmental biology; Genetics Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Krzic Maja Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Soil sciences; Soil health; Soil management; Soil science education Applied Biology, Department of Forest & Conservation Sciences Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Kubota Ryuko Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Specialized studies in education; critical applied linguistics; culture and language; Language Rights and Policies; language education; language ideologies; multicultural education; race and language teaching Department of Language & Literacy Education Faculty of Education
Kumpulainen Kristiina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Languages and literature; Critical literacies/pedagogies; Digital Literacies; identity; Multiliteracy and multimodality; Place-based literacies; Storytelling/narrative inquiry Department of Language & Literacy Education Faculty of Education
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
Laffin Christina Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Humanities and the arts; premodern Japanese literature; medieval Japanese history; women's writing; Japanese women's history; travel writing; autobiography; Japanese poetry; Literacy; socialization; wet nursing; narratology Department of Asian Studies Faculty of Arts
Lagresa-González Elizabeth Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Humanities and the arts; Early modern Literature and Culture; Early modern Theater; Early modern Visual and Material culture; Queer, Gender and Sexuality studies; Cross-cultural and Comparative studies Department of French, Hispanic & Italian Studies Faculty of Arts
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
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
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
Lau Joseph Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Nuclear medicine; Cancer; Radiopharmaceuticals; Imaging; Radiotherapy Department of Radiology Faculty of Medicine
Lau Tim Faculty (non-G+PS member) Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice; Infectious diseases; Antimicrobial Stewardship; systematic reviews; Clinical Pharmacokinetics; Clinical Pharmacy Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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
Law Hedy Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Opera; eighteenth-century French music; opera; pantomime; dance; gesture; sign; the Enlightenment; Cantonese music; Cantonese opera; Cantonese songs; tone language; global Cantonese music; global music history; gender and sexuality; music and race School of Music Faculty of Arts
Lerner Jackie Faculty (non-G+PS member) Environmental impact assessment; Land use and environmental planning; cumulative effects assessment; gender-based analysis Faculty of Science
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
Li Shyh-Dar Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Drug discovery, design and delivery; Nano-technology; biopharmaceutics; drug delivery; nanomedicine; pharmaceutics; Gene delivery and therapy Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Li Vicky Postdoctoral Fellow Cancer progression and metastasis; Molecular and cell biology; Integrins; Breast Cancer; Cell signaling; Mouse models; Chick embryo models; Invadopodia; Cancer invasion and metastasis; Neuroblastoma; GD2 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
Lister Alison Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Particle physics, experimental; Large Hadron Collier (LHC); ATLAS experiment; Search for physics beyond the standard model; top quarks; dark matter; Machine Learning; Long-lived particles Department of Physics & Astronomy Faculty of Science
Liu Jian Faculty (non-G+PS member) Mechanical engineering; Energy storage and conversion; Lithium-ion batteries; Lithium-sulfur batteries; Zinc-ion batteries and capacitors; Atomic/molecular layer deposition; Electrochemical CO2 reduction; Battery recycling
Liu-Ambrose Teresa Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Physical therapy; Rehabilitation medicine; Healthy Aging; exercise; Fall prevention; Cognitive Aging; Randomized Controlled Trials; Physical Activity; Mobility; Neuroimaging; Sleep Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Medicine
Locke David Faculty (non-G+PS member) Physical therapy; Persistent pain; Conditioned pain modulation; Clinical applications of pain science; Axillary cording; Axillary Web Syndrome; Respiration and its impact on body and mind Faculty of Medicine
Lockwood William Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cancer progression and metastasis; Cancer drug development and therapeutics; Mechanisms of carcinogenesis; Cancer; drug discovery; Genetics; genomics; Immune response; Lung cancer; Oncogene signaling; Proteomics; Mouse models Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine
Loewen Peter Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Cardiology and circulatory sciences (including cardiovascular disease); Clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice; Knowledge translation and implementation science in health; atrial fibrillation; Pharmacoepidemiology; Thrombosis and Embolism; adherence to medication; Cardiovascular diseases; Arrhythmia; Heart Failure; stroke; Health Care Technologies; Professional Practices; Hematology; decision making; clinical prediction rules; healthcare communication technologies; hospital pharmacy practice; knowledge translation of evidence to patient care; patient complexiometry; patient decision aids; patient education; pharmacy practice; prediction of stroke and bleeding in atrial fibrillation patients; quality of care, quality drug therapy; Shared decision-making; stroke prevention therapy; use of mobile technology for clinical decision-making Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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