UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS


Maheen Arshad

2017 – 2020

Project: Exploring the Characteristics of Spy1 Overexpression in Glioblastoma Multiforme
Group: Brain
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Genetic Counselling Graduate Program at Wayne State University School of Medicine


Fatima Nadeem

Fatima Nadeem

2017 – 2020

Project: The role of the microenvironmental landscape in GBM progression and therapy resistance (2018 – 2019)

Project: Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles: A Novel Strategy to Combat Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM) (2019 – 2020)
Group: Brain
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Medical school candidate


IsabelleHinch

Isabelle Hinch

2017 – 2020

Project: The Role of Spy1 During Mammary Gland Involution
Group: Breast
Outstanding Scholar
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Master student – Porter Lab – University of Windsor


Benita Rangira

Benita Rangira

2018 – 2020

Project: Identifying Molecular Markers of Progression to Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Group: Bladder
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Public Health Master student – Wayne State University


NickPhilbin

Nicholas Philbin

2017 – 2020

Project: Spy1: A Potential Driving Force of the Breast Cancer Stem Cell Population in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Group: Liver
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Master student – Porter Lab – University of Windsor


Alex Rodzinka

Alex Rodzinka

2016 – 2019

Project: Novel Approach in Resolving the Mechanism Behind Brain Tumour Progression and Therapy Testing
Group: Brain
Brain Tumour Foundation Scholarship
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Medical student candidate


Anne Semaan

Anne Semaan

2016 – 2019

Project: Validating Drosophila melanogaster as a tool to study tuberin cell cycle regulation
Group: Tuberin
Outstanding Scholar
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine in the class of 2023


Catalin Gramisteanu

Catalin Gramisteanu

2016 – 2019

Project: Determining the essentiality of Spy1 as a novel regulator of mammary cell development using CRISPR/Cas9
Group: Breast
Outstanding Scholar
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently – Western University’s Schulich School of Dentistry in the class of 2023


MadisonCurtis

Madison Curtis

2016 – 2019

Project: The role of Spy1 in the cell cycle and the development of hepatocellular carcinoma
Group: Liver
BIOL 4904 Thesis Student
Currently –


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 – University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in the class of 2023


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 assistant at Porter Lab – University of Windsor

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Jonathan O'beid

Jonathan O’beid

2015 – 2018
420 Thesis Student
Graduation – Master’s of Science in Business Analytics at Western’s Ivey business school
Currently – Decision Support Analyst with Windsor Regional Hospital.


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)