Meet our team!




  Tianyuan Lu, PhD student

( Co-supervised, Brent Richards)

Thesis title: "Polygenic risk scores for better health care in cardiovascular diabetology"



 Yixiao Zeng, PhD student

 (Co-supervised, Yi Yang)

 Thesis title: "Penalized Methods on Genetics

  and Epigenetics Data"



 Ting Zhang, PhD Student

 Thesis title: "Method in high dimensional

 data analysis in genetics and genomics"



 Bianca Granato, PhD student

 (Co-supervised, Mathieu Blanchette)

 Thesis title: “Exploiting cell-type deconvolution of DNA methylation to design peripheral biomarkers for   Alzheimer's disease”













Lab Manager: Dr. Kathleen Klein

PhD in Human Genetics, McGill University

Research Associate: Lai Jiang

PhD in Statistics, University of Saskatchewan

Former Trainees & Staff

Kaiqiong Zhao, graduated 2021 (PhD Student)

Amadou Barry, graduated 2021 (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Lai Jiang, graduated 2020 (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Kevin McGregor, graduated 2020 (PhD Student)

Liam Marengere, summer student 2020

Catherine Schramm, graduated 2019 (Postdoctoral fellow)

Maxime Turgeon, graduated 2019 (PhD)

Sahir Bhatnagar, graduated 2018 (PhD)

Farhad Shokoohi, graduated 2017 (Postdoctoral fellow)

Fodé Tounkara, graduated 2016 (Postdoctoral fellow)

Shuyan Mei, graduated 2016 (MSc)

Hela Romdhani, graduated 2016 (Postdoctoral fellow)
Jianping Sun, graduated 2015 (Postdoctoral fellow)

Stepan Grinek, Research Associate ending in 2015
Oscar Ortiz, graduated 2015 (MSc)
Irina Pokhvisneva, graduated 2014 (MSc)
Long Gao, graduated 2014 (MSc)
Line Dufresne, graduated 2013 (MSc)
Karim Oualkacha, graduated 2012 (Postdoctoral fellow)

Kelly Burkett, graduated 2013 (Postdoctoral fellow) ChangJiang Xu, graduated 2013 (Postdoctoral fellow)





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