Graduate Supervisors

Alphabetical List of Faculty and Their Research

Arany, Edith

  • Nutrition during pregnancy and lactation and its impact in the development of disease

Asfaha, Samuel

  • Stem cells, Colon cancer, Gastroenterology

Bhattacharjee, Rabindra

  • Drug repositioning in organ preservation, transplant immunity, ischemia reperfusion injury, Toll-like receptor, inflammation

Brackstone, Muriel

  • Breast Cancer, Translational Research, Colorectal Cancer

Cameron, Lisa

  • Inflammation, Functional Genetics, Molecular Regulation, Th2 immunity, Allergic Disease

Castellani, Christina

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Mitochondrial DNA, Computational Genomics, Epigenomics, Transcriptomics, Complex Disease, Gene-Environment Interactions, Bioinformatics

Chakrabarti, Subrata 

  • Chronic Diabetic Complications, Vascular Biology, Epigenetic Mechanisms

Cecchini, Matthew 

  • Pathology image analysis, machine learning, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer

Delport, Johan 

  • Carbapenemase, MALDI-TOF, rapid diagnostics, resistance mechanisms, antibiotic stewardship

Dhanvantari, Savita 

  • Diabetes, Molecular Imaging

Dick, Frederick A. 

  • Genome instability, Epigenetics, Molecularly targeted cancer therapy

Duennwald, Martin

  • Neurodegenerative diseases, aging, protein misfolding, protein quality control

Feng, Biao

  • microRNAs, long non-coding RNAs

Frisbee, Stephanie

  • Cardiovascular health and disease, stroke, risk factors, epidemiology, environmental health and epidemiology, behavioral health economics, health outcomes, health policy, perfluoroalkyl acids, integrated systems of health

Hoffman, Lisa

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, positron emission tomography, non-invasive imaging of migration of satellite cellsundefined

Howlett, Christopher

  • Lymphoproliferative disorders, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Neuroendocrine tumours

Hutnik, Cindy

  • Ophthalmology

Jevnikar, Anthony

  • Transplantation; Autoimmunity

 Khan, Zia

  • Graduate Chair, Research Based Program
    Stem cells, Endothelial cells, Diabetes, Vasculogenesis, Angiogenesis, Blood vessels, Hemangiomas, Vascular tumors undefined

Kiser, Patti

  • Experimental, Comparative Pathologyundefined

Lin, Hanxin

  • Clinical molecular genetics

Luke, Patrick

  • Immunology, transplantation and organ failure

Maleki, Saman

  • Tumor immunology, neoantigen, T-cells, microbiome, fecal microbiota transplantation, neuroblastoma, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, melanoma, head and neck cancer

McKinley, Gerald

  • Indigenous health, social determinants of mental health, suicide prevention, eco-system health

Min, Wei-Ping

  • Transplantation, autoimmunity; Immunopathology, Immunomodulation

Nichols, Anthony

  • Thyroid Cancer, head and neck cancer, robotic surgery, microvascular reconstruction

Olea-Popelka, Francisco

  • One Health, public health, veterinary medicine, epidemiology, infectious diseases, zoonoses, domestic species, wild animals, humans

Pasternak, Stephen

  • Neurodegenerative Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body Disease, Parksinon’s Disease Dementia

Peng, Tianqing

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Poon, Art

  • Virus evolution, bioinformatics, phylogenetics, molecular evolution, phylodynamics, machine learning

Rieder, Michael J.

  • Mechanisms of Adverse Drug Reactions; Ecosystem Health

Rupar, Tony

  • Clinical biochemical genetics, Newborn Screening, Inborn errors of metabolism

Sadikovic, Bekim

  • Clinical Molecular Genetics, Clinical Cytogenetics, NGS

Schenkel, Laila

  • epigenetics, molecular test development, NGS

Shooshtari, Parisa

  • Bioinformatics, machine learning, data analysis, single-cell sequencing, cancer, autoimmunity

Shkrum, Michael J.

  • Forensic Pathology, Motor Vehicle Trauma

Wang, Rennian

  • Endocrinology & Metabolism

Wylie, Lloy

  • Systems Research

Zhang, Qi

  • Brain tumors (including metastatic tumors), neurodegenerative diseases, and developmental neuroscience

Zhang, Zhu-Xu

  • Transplant Immunology

Zheng, Xiufen

  • Transplantation, Autoimmunity, Immunopathology