Home town and Country: London, UK
Education: B.Sc., M.Sc. University of Alberta
Scientific Interests: Cancer Biology
Medicine by Design Post-Doctoral Fellow
Home town and Country: Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Education: Honours B.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences, Waterloo, Canada
PhD in Immunology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
PDF, Experimental Therapeutics, UHN, Toronto, Canada
Scientific Interests: Cancer immunotherapy, Tumour immunity, Tumour microenvironment, Lung cancer, Antigen-specific T cell responses, CAR T cells, TILs, Cancer Stem cells, Stem cells
Hobbies and Interests: Teaching, running, biking, hiking, swimming, volleyball, rock climbing, yoga, zumba, skiing, culinary arts, soccer, movies, music, and especially reading (besides scientific papers) literature whenever I have a time.
"All boundaries are conventions, waiting to be transcended. One may transcend any convention if only one can first conceive of doing so.”
-David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
CBCF Post-Doctoral Fellow
Hometown and Country: Erode, Tamilnadu, India
Education: Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Supervisor Dr. Joe Casey
Scientific Interests: Head and Neck Squamous Cell carcinoma, Functional Cancer Genomics, Breast Cancer and Tumor supressors
Hobbies and Interests: Reading (not scientific articles!), Photography, Farming, Recreational Soccer, Computers and technology, Volleyball and TV shows.
"I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me". - Sir Isaac Newton
Hometown and Country: Marseille, France.
Education: M.Sc. Cell biology, Aix-Marseille University;
Ph.D. in Immunology, Aix-Marseille University & CRCM
Scientific Interests: Functional Cancer Genomics, Pancreatic Cancer, Cell Polarity & WNTs biology
Hobbies and Interests: Close-up Magic, Photography, Street Art, Cinema, Reading, Soccer, Basketball.
“The closer you look, the less you see”
Hometown and Country: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Education: H. BSc. Biochemistry and Physiology, University of Toronto
Ph.D, Pharmacology and Cell Signalling, Cornell University
(Anthony Brown, Cole Haynes)
Research Interests: Cancer progression and metastasis, treatment
resistance, cancer genomics, cell signaling dynamics and
networks, cytoskeletal dynamics, regulation of translation
and the ribosome in cancer, physiological response to
Hobbies and interests: Reading – novels and articles, travel, cooking,
exploring the world, museums and art galleries
CIHR Graduate student
Hometown and Country: Toronto, Canada
Education: B.Sc. with Honours in Biology at Dalhousie University
Home town and Country: Toronto, Canada and Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Education: H.B.Sc. University of Toronto
Scientific Interests: Glioma, models of diseases, somatic DNA manipulation, functional genomics
Hobbies and Interests: Traveling, volleyball, baseball, weightlifting and anything involving a beach
Hometown and Country: Beijing, China.
Education: Diploma, National Advanced Class of Science, High School #2 of Beijing Normal University.
B.Sc. First Class Honours, Biochemistry, McGill University.
M.Sc. Biochemistry, McGill University, with Prof. Jose Teodoro.
Scientific Interests: Using animal models and computer to understand and improve treatment for human diseases such as cancer; adenovirology and cell cycle regulation.
Hobbies and Interests: Learning something new everyday! Playing the piano, International politics, Reading for general knowledge, Travelling around the world and meeting new friends, Photographing.
"Stay hungry. Stay foolish. Stay happy."
"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." -Sir Isaac Newton.
"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." - Aesop.
Graduate student (Co-supervised)
Education: B.Sc. University of Toronto
Scientific Interests: Bladder cancer functional genomics and modelling
Hobbies and Interests: Learning how to code, reading and playing the flute.
Hometown: Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada
Education: B.Sc with Honors Co-op at University of Waterloo
Scientific Interests: Skin Cancer and Disease, Cancer Immunotherapy, and molecular signaling pathways in cancer.
Hobbies and Interests: Baking, reading (aside from scientific), scrapbook card making, swimming, and traveling.
Home town and Country: Lahore, Pakistan
Education: B.Sc. (Hons) Genetics, University of Liverpool, UK
MSc Medical Genetics, University of Glasgow, UK
Masters in Bioinformatics, University of Guelph, Canada
Scientific Interests: Molecular pathogenesis of cancers, Cancer stem cells, super enhancers in cancers, functional genomics and bioinformatics
Hobbies and Interests: custom computers, technology, wood working, cricket, comparative religions and above everything, my wife.
"Knowledge is not what is memorized, knowledge is what benefits.” - Imam Shafi
Home town and Country: Sichuan, China
Education: B.S, Biochemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
PhD, Pharmacology, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, US
Postdoc, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN, Toronto, ON, Canada
Scientific Interests: Functional cancer genomics and Glioma
Hobbies and interests: Hiking, reading and travel
Hometown/Country: Thornhill, Canada
Education: B.Sc. University of Guelph
M.Sc. Brock University
Scientific Interests: Cancer, of course! :P Animal physiology and behavior
Interests: Movies, television and video games
Undergraduate Research Student
"Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple" -Dr. Seuss