Graduate Students


Acker Lab

Sanaz Hemmatibardehshahi
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Jason Acker

Wenhui Li
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Jason Acker

Mahsa Yazdanbakhsh
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Jason Acker

Charlton Lab

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Alexa Thompson
Program: PhD
Supervisors: Dr. Carmen Charlton, Dr. Gregory Tyrrell
Research area: Improving the diagnosis and linkage to care for pregnant and marginalized patients infected with Hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Alberta

Chui Lab

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Taryn Stokowski
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Linda Chui
Research area: Refining culture-independent diagnostics to better define "real" cases of bacterial gastroenteritis

Damaraju Lab
Bhumi Bhatt
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Sambasivarao Damaraju
Drabovich Lab

Delaram Dara
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Andrei Drabovich, Dr. X Chris Le

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Yasmine Rais
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Andrei Drabovich, Dr. X Chris Le
Research area: The discovery and identification of a new biomarker for diagnosis of prostate cancer

Lai Lab
Sabrina Foerstner
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Raymond Lai
Chuquan (Cecilia) Shang
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Raymond Lai
Le Lab

Wei (Claire) Feng
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. X Chris Le
Research area: CRISPR-based diagnostics

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Jeffrey Tao
Program: PhD
Supervisors: Dr. X Chris Le, Dr. Hongquan Zhang
Research area: Development of DNA-based Bioanalytical Tools

Leng Lab
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Yasser Abuetabh

Program: PhD
Supervisors: Dr. Roger Leng, Dr. Sujata Persad
Leslie Lab

Serena Li
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Elaine Leslie

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Janet Zhou
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Elaine Leslie
Research area: The influence of selenium on arsenic hepatobiliary transport and polymorphisms of Multidrug Resistance Proteins 1 and 2

Li Lab

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Kristin Carroll
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Xing-Fang Li
Research area: Development of Analytical Techniques for Identification of Disinfection Byproducts and their Precursors 

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Teresa Kumblathan
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Xing-Fang Li
Research area: Detection of SARS-CoV-2 RNA in biological and environmental samples

Nicholas Piroddi
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Xing-Fang Li

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Nicholas Wawryk
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Xing-Fang Li
Research area: Development of Analytical Methods for Identification and Quantitation of Novel Disinfection Byproducts

Tyrrell Lab

Thomas Corsiatto

Thomas Corsiatto
Program: MSc
Supervisor: Dr. Gregorgy Tyrrell
Research area: Effects and interactions of surface proteins in regulating group B streptococcal virulence

Zhang Lab
Huyan Xiao
Program: PhD
Supervisor: Dr. Hongquan Zhang, Dr. X Chris Le
Jing Yang (Peter) Xu
Program: PhD
Supervisors: Dr. Hongquan Zhang, Dr. X Chris Le
Pathologists' Assistant Program (MSc)
Xiaoyu Jiang
Gabrielle Mendler
Tanya Podilchak
Min Hsuan (Michelle) Wu