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Former Members

Marissa Burns (2016-2017)

4th Year BMSc Physiology and Pharmacology Student

Biography: Currently Studying Medicine at The University of Alberta

Maham Bushra (2016-2017)

4th Year BMSc Pathology Student

Biography: Currently Studying Medicine at The University of Toronto

Dr. Matthew McCann (2010-2016)

Ph.D. in Physiology; Co-supervisor: Dr. Frank Beier

Research Interests / Specializations: Mouse Models of Intervertebral Disc Development, Degeneration and Mechanical Loading

Cynthia Yeung (2015)

Scholar's Electives Student and CIHR Summer Student

Research Interests / Specializations: The Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Joint Health

Neil Tenn (2013-2015)

MSc. in Physiology and Pharmacology; Co-supervisor: Dr. S. Jeffrey Dixon

Research Interests / Specializations: Investigating the Mechanism of Ectopic Mineralization in a Mouse Model of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)
Biography: Currently studying Dentistry at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

John Krakovsky (2015)

Stem Cell Network Summer Student

Research Interests / Specializations: Differentiation of hESC to Pancreatic Progenitors
Biography: Currently studying Medicine at University of Ottawa

Chloe Cadieux (2015)

Undergraduate Summer JuMP Trainee: Co-supervised: Dr. Jim Dickey

Research Interests / Specializations: Assessing the Effects of Cyclic Multi-Axial Strain on Musculoskeletal Cells
Biography: Currently studying Medicine at the University of Toronto

Jennifer Branch (2015)

Dentistry Summer Research Program, UWO

Biography: Currently studying Dentistry at UWO

Sunny Jang (2015)

High School Co-Op Student at A.B. Lucas Secondary School

Research Interests / Specializations: Progression of Intervertebral Disc Degeneration in Mice Lacking Expression of CCN2

Ahmed Shah (2012-2014)

MSc. in Physiology and Pharmacology at UWO; Co-supervisor: Dr. David Hess

Research Interests / Specializations: Differentiation of hESC to pancreatic progenitors
Biography: Currently studying medicine at the University of Toronto

Priya Patel (2012-2014)

MSc. in Anatomy and Cell Biology

Research Interests / Specializations: The Role of Hypoxia in Chordoma
Biography: Currently studying medicine at the University of Toronto

Dr. Hisataka Ii (2012-2014)

Postdoctoral fellow, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Biography: Currently Assistant Professor at Department of Oral Health, School of Life Dentistry at Tokyo, The Nippon Denatal University

Gurkeet Lalli (2014)

4th Year BMSc in Physiology and Pharmacology Student


Megan Kamphuis (2013)

High School Co-Op Student at A.B. Lucas Secondary School


Ziana Esmail (2013)

Dentistry Summer Research Program, UWO

Biography: Currently studying Dentistry at UWO

Jimin Lee (2012-2013)

3rd Year Scholar's Electives and NSERC Summer Student

Research Interests / Specializations: Whole Body Vibration on the Skeletal System
Biography: Currrently studying medicine at Queen's University

Teresa Dean (2011-2013)

4th Year Honours Biology Student

Research Interests / Specializations: Directed Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Biography: Currently: Au Pair in Oviedo, Spain

Amanda Sauve

4th Year Honours Student: Physiology

Research Interests / Specializations: CCN in the Developing Mouse

Sumeeta Warraich

M.Sc in Physiology

Research Interests / Specializations: ENT-1 as a Mouse Model of DISH
Biography: Currently Studying Dentistry at UWO

Matt Ernst (2011-2012)

4th Year Summer Student

Research Interests / Specializations: ATP Signalling in Intervertebral Disc Cells
Biography: Currently studying medicine at Queen's University

Mike Sattin (2010-2012)

Scholar's Electives Student

Research Interests / Specializations: Transcription Factor Induced Differentiation of hESC to Pancreatic Precursor Cells
Biography: Currently studying medicine at Queen's University

Mike Salna (2011-2012)

3rd Year Scholar's Electives Student

Research Interests / Specializations: Definitive Endoderm Progenitor Cell Specification

Salma Shaikh (2011-2012)

4th Year Honours Biology Student

Research Interests / Specializations: Isolation of Distinct Cell Types from the Intervertebral Disc
Biography: Currently studying medicine at the University of Limrick, Ireland

Nicole Wawtts (2009-2011)

MSc. in Physiology

Research Interests / Specializations: Differentiation of hESC and Endoderm Progenitors to Pancreatic Precursor Cells

Ryan Huff (2009-2011)

4th Year Honours Student: Biochemistry

Research Interests / Specializations: Modelling Cell-Cell Interactions in the Early Mammalian Embryo
Biography: Currently a graduate student at the University of British Columbia (Dr. Marco Marra)

Corey Bacher (2009-2010)

4th Year Honours Student: Physiology

Research Interests / Specializations: Vibration Effects on the Intervertebral Disc
Biography: Currently studying medicine at the University of Saskatchewan

Sabiha Hacibekiroglu (2009-2010)

International Exchange Student

Biography: Currently a graduate student at the University of Toronto (Dr. Andreas Nagy Lab)