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"



 Amadou Barry, Postdoctoral Fellow

 Thesis title: "Expectile regression for longitudinal data"



   Kevin McGregor, PhD Student

    (co-supervised, Aurelie Labbe)
    Thesis title: “Methods for analysis of
    microbiome data"



   Lai Jiang, Postdoctoral Fellow

    (co-supervised, Karim Oualkacha)
    Project title: "Constrained Instruments
    and its Application to Mendelian
    Randomization with Pleiotropy"



  Kaiqiong Zhao, PhD Student

   (co-supervised, Karim Oualkacha)

    Thesis title: "Modeling DNA
    methylation profiles from
    bisulfite sequencing data"



Lab Manager: Dr. Kathleen Klein

PhD in Human Genetics, McGill University

Former Trainees & Staff

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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