Meet our Students

Barta, Radim

PhD Student (Supervisors: Dr. Nicola DeZanche and Dr. Gino Fallone)


Design and Development of RF-coils for Linac-MR Hybrids

Brown, Douglas

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. John Lewis)


Suicide gene therapy as a treatment for prostate cancer

Bukhari, Amirali

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Armin Gamper)


Investigating Synthetic Lethal Interactions in DNA Damage Signaling for Breast Cancer Therapy: A Preclinical Study

Chen, Huachen

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Yangxin Fu)


Transcription factor ZIC2 regulates tumorigenic phenotype in epithelial ovarian cancer.

Choi, Won Shik (Daniel)

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Roseline Godbout)


Overcoming the retinoic acid resistance in HER2-enriched breast cancer: the role of MYC

Chow, Braden

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Geetha Menon)


Biological impact of variable intracavitary brachytherapy dose, dose rate, and fractionation schemes on tumour and normal tissue response in cervix cancer

Dutta, Indrani

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Lynne Marie Postovit)


Can Gamma Delta T cells Target Breast Cancer Stem Cells?


Fallone, Clara

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Atiyah Yahya)


Using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to quantify fat composition

Ferguson, Denis

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Terry Riauka)


Production and PET imaging of radioscandium

Han, Gawon

PhD Student (Supervisors: Dr. Matthew Larocque and Dr. Geetha Menon)


Dose optimization in ocular plaque brachytherapy.

Hossain, Lazina

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Ismail Ismail)

Hough, Cameron

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Brad Warkentin)


Biological Effects of Terahertz Radiation.

Jiang, Bingcheng

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Michael Weinfeld)


Study on a novel mutation in polynucleotide kinase/phosphatase (PNKP).

Johnson, Neil

MSc Student - Medical Physics

Kate, Wisdom Deebeke
MSc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Michael Weinfeld)

DNA damage and repair, and cell death and survival

Lee, Laura JiYoung

MD/PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Lynne Marie Postovit)


Hypoxia as an epigenetic modulator of cancer cell plasticity.

Locke, Andrew

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Ismail Ismail)


Regulation of Double-Strand Break Repair.

Mashayekhi, Fatemeh

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Ismail Ismail)

Mosely, Shayla

MSc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Kristi Baker)


Cytosolic DNA from DNA damage and its effects on intracellular signaling in colorectal cancer.

Muzaffar, Fateema

MSc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Vickie Baracos)




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Nelson, Bryce

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Frank Wuest)


Nasrullah, Mohammad

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Gordon Chan)

Pirayeshfard, Leila

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Armin Gamper)

Purchase, Aaron

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Boguslaw Tomanek)


Hardware for TRASE MRI



Rafique, Tanzeem

MSc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Ismail Ismail)





Rashed, Faisal Bin

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Piyush Kumar)


Evaluation of hypoxic radiosensitization potential of 2-nitroimidazole radiotracers.

Sedlock, Christopher

MSc Student - Medical Physics

Smith, Joanne

MSc Student (Supervisor: Dr. Gordon Chan)


Targeting DNA damage response in Multiple Myeloma.

Storozynsky, Quinn

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Mary Hitt)


Combining an Oncolytic Vaccinia Virus with Image-Guided Radiotherapy for Treatment of Malignant Glioma.

Wang, Yixiong (Jack)

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Roseline Godbout)


Understanding the role of DEAD box 1 protein in splicing.

Woodfield (Way), Jenilee

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Frank Wuest)


Molecular imaging of triple-negative breast cancer through targeting hypoxia-inducible factor 1 alpha, Area: Molecular Imagingusing PET.

Wright, Mark

MSc Student


Medical Physics

Xu, Xia

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Roseline Godbout)


Role of brain fatty acids binding protein and its ligands in glioblastoma.

Zhou, Jiesi

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Yangxin Fu)


Ribosomal RNA cytosine methyltransferase NSUN5 in translational control in glioblastoma.

Ziegler, Kirby

PhD Student (Supervisor: Dr. Alan Underhill)


Defining PAX3target gene networks and their dysregulation in birth defects and cancer.


Kirby Ziegler