Past Graduate Student Successes

photo of graduate students (Matt Maitland and Aren Marshall) with Dr. Sara Hamilton, the 2018 Harold Stewart LecturerPicture shows Biochemistry graduate students Aren Marshall (left) and Matt Maitland (right) with Dr. Sara Hamilton (centre). Dr. Hamilton was the 2018 Harold Stewart Lecturer for the Biochemistry Dept. and is an alumna. Photo courtesy of Dr. David Rodenhiser. 

A snapshot of graduates of the Biochemistry Dept. at Western include the following: 

  • Alan Rigby (PhD 1995) Chief Scientific Officer, Warp Drive Bio Inc., Boston, USA
  • Murray Junop (PhD 1997) Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Western University, London, Canada
  • Steven Smith (PhD 1998) Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
  • Simon Sharpe (PhD 2002) Senior Scientist/Assistant Professor, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
  • Helen Petropoulos (PhD 2002) Director of Business Development & Research, Ontario Genomics, Toronto, Canada
  • Daniel Cipriano (PhD 2006) Associate Principal Scientist, Protein Purification and Analytical Characterization, Merck Research Laboratories, Palo Alto, CA
  • Paul Del Rizzo (PhD 2007) Scientist I, New Product Development, Cayman Chemical, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Sara Hamilton (PhD 2007) Associate Editor, Cell Reports, Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Brent Stead (PhD 2011; MBA 2012) Marketing Associate, Therapure Biopharma, Mississauaga, Canada
  • James Duncan (PhD 2011) Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology, Fox Chase Cancer Centre, Philadelphia, USA
  • Elio Cino (PhD 2012) Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2015-present)