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Current Members

Courtney Brooks

Courtney Brooks

Laboratory Technician (Stem Cell Facility Manager)

Biography: Previous Degree: Bachelor of Biotechnology, Fanshawe College
Diana Quinonez

Diana Quinonez

Laboratory Technician

Biography: Previous Degree: Master of Chemistry and Bachelor of Biotechnology, Brock University

Jake Bedore

Ph.D. Candidate; Co-supervisor: Dr. Andrew Leask

Research Interests / Specializations: Characterizing regulatory pathways of intervertebral development and degeneration
Biography: Previous Degree: Honours Specialization BSc. in Genetics & Biochemistry, UWO
Mark Kim

Mark Kim

Ph.D. Candidate in Physiology and Pharmacology

Research Interests / Specializations: Mechanobiology of Intervertebral Disc Cells

Matthew Veras

Matthew Veras

Ph.D. Candidate in Physiology and Pharmacology

Research Interests / Specializations: "Omics" approach to identify potential regulators of ectopic mineralization in a mouse model of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)
Biography: Previous Degree: Honours Specialization BSc. in Biology, UWO
Geoff Kerr

Geoff Kerr

Ph.D. Candidate in Physiology and Pharmacology

Research Interests / Specializations: Investigating the Effect of Whole-body Vibration on Intervertebral Disc and Knee Health in Mouse Models
Biography: Previous Degree: Honours Specialization BMSc. in Physiology & Pharmacology, UWO

Meaghan  Serjeant

Meaghan Serjeant

MSc. Candidate in Physiology and Pharmacology

Research Interests / Specializations: Investigating the role of Pannexin 3 as a regulator of intervertebral disc health
Biography: Previous Degree: Honors Specialization BMSc. in Physiology, UWO

Dale Fournier

Dale Fournier

MSc. Candidate in Anatomy and Cell Biology

Research Interests / Specializations: Pathophysiology of Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH)

Nadia Sharma

MSc. Candidate in Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests / Specializations: Design of novel cell-instructive biomaterial scaffolds for IVD regeneration

Ian White

NSERC Undergraduate Summer Student


Mayu Nagao

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests / Specializations: Dental phenotype resulting from loss of ENT1

Alexzandra Hughes-Visentine

CIHR Undergraduate Summer Student