Past Members


Past Undergraduate students


Jackie Fong

Jackie Fong

2015 – 2018
Canadian Summer Jobs Program Scholarship – 2016
420 Thesis Student
Currently – Master student – Porter Lab – University of Windsor


Gillian Denomme

Gillian Denomme

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student
Currently – Applying to dental school


John Talia

John Talia

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student
Currently – Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine in the class of 2022


Amy Basilious

Amy Basilious

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student
Currently – Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine in the class of 2022


Philip Habashy

Philip Habashy

2017 – 2018
420 Thesis student in collaboration with Dr. Huiming Zhang
Currently – Research coordinator – SoCA (School of Creative Arts) at the University of Windsor


Jonathan O'beid

Jonathan O’beid

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student
Currently – Master’s of Science in Business Analytics at Western’s Ivey business school


Youshaa El-Abed

Youshaa El-Abed

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student
Currently – Starting up his company called the Clinical Trial Network. It uses a patient-focused clinical trial referral software to match patients with eligible clinical trials based on their current health details – Windsor


Dalton Liwanpo

Dalton Liwanpo

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student


Ahmed Guhad (VIP Project Student)
Alexandria Haslehurst (420′)
Amil Issa (420′)
Andreea Fratiloiu (420′)
Ara Cho (420′)
Bashaer Abu Khatir (420′)
Bashar Jameel (420′)
Bre-Anne Fifield (420′)
Brenna Market (420′ – Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Britney Hewitt (420′)
Carlee Stayanavich (420′)
Carly Hunt (Outstanding Scholars)
Cassandra Humphreys (420′)
Catherine Cheng (Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Danjel Popaj (Volunteer)
David Shih (420′ – NSERC – Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Dina Maskoni (Outstanding Scholars)
Don Roberto (420′)
Ellen Laurie (420′)
Emilia Kolanska (Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Emmaly McCorkell (420′)
Eni Nano (420′)
Esther Okurapa (420′)
Evangelia Kirou (420′)
Farah Mohtadi (420′)
Hanna Vasilevski (VIP Project Student)
Heather Macdonald (420′)
Hugh Quinn (420′)
Hussein Hammoud (NSERC)
Ian Ho Yin Wang (Volunteer)
Jake Pfaff (420′)
Janice Tubman (420′ – Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Jasmyne Carnevale (420′- Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Jason Simmons (420′)
Jessica Dare-Shih (420′)
Jessica Vaisica (420′)
John Kelly (420′ – NSERC)
Juliana Tavera (Work Study)
Julie Caron (420′ – NSERC)
Kaitlin Martinello (420′)
Kaitlyn Mathews (420′ – Outstanding Scholars)
Karlaina Osmon (420′)
Maria Peraino (420′)
Mariam Safya Sameem (420′)
Marisa Horniacheck (Outstanding Scholars)
Marisa Horniachek (420′)
Marisa Market (420′ – NSERC.USRA )
Megan Bryne (420′ – NSERC))
Melanie Grondin (420′ – NSERC.USRA – Outstanding Scholars)
Michelle Nguyen (Volunteer)
Miranda Hanna (420′ – NSERC – Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Mitchell Elliott (NSERC.USRA)
Natasha Burzynski (Volunteer)
Neja Stare (420′)
Nicholas Paquette (420′ – NSERC)
Philip Habashy (420′ – Work Study)
Raghd Alolabi (Volunteer)
Roman Shapiro (Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Rutu Patel (420′)
Ryan Ard (420′ – Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Ryan Craig (420′ – Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Sabrina Botsford (420′ – NSERC)
Sakshi Jasra (Summer Undergrad Research Assistant)
Samantha Richardson (420′)
Samer Jassar (420′ – Brain Tumour Foundation scholarship)
Santo Spencer Briguglio (Brain Tumour Foundation scholarship)
Saski Jasra (420′)
Seemab Aslam (420′)
Sylvie Tremblay (420′)
Tony DiCarlo (420′)
Trinh Nguyen (420′)
Urvashi Katiyar (Outstanding Scholars)


Past Graduate Students


Ingrid Qemo

Ingrid Qemo

Ph.D. Candidate
2014 – 2018

Currently – Lab Research Project Coordinator – Translational, Commercialization & Industry Projects at Brain Tumour Research Center
The Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto


Ellen Laurie

M.Sc Candidate
2015 – 2018

Currently – Clinical Research Assistant at Biospective (CRO for analysis of CNS diseases) – Montreal


Agnes Malaysia (MSC.)
Azadeh Golipuor (MSC.)
Bashaer Abu Khatir (MSC.)
Dorothy Myers (MSC.)
Evangelia Kirou (MSC.)
Gordon Omar Davis (MSC.)
Hao Zhang (MSC.)
Jenna Richie (MSC.)
Jessica Dare-Shih (MSC.)
Kaitlyn Matthews (MSC.)
Nicole LeAnne Lyons (MSC.)

BreAnne Fifield (PHD.)
Dorota Lubanska (PHD.)
Espanta Jalili (PHD.)
Martin Crozier (PHD.)
Mohammad Al Sorkhy (PHD.)
Rosa-Maria Ferraiuolo (PHD.)


Jiamila Maimati

Jiamila Maimaiti, M.Sc.

Lab Manager
2007 – 2015

Currently a lab manager at Suntrition