Meet our team!




 Chi Zhang, MSc nonthesis Student






Erica Kleinbrink, PhD student

( Co-supervised, Dr. Despoina Manousaki)

Thesis title: "Genetics of type 1 diabetes."



 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"

















Lab Manager: Dr. Kathleen Klein

PhD in Human Genetics, McGill University

Research Associate: Lai Jiang

PhD in Statistics, University of Saskatchewan

Former Trainees & Staff

Yiheng Chen, graduated 2024 (PhD student)

Laurie Haig, graduated 2024 (MSc student)

Bianca Granato, graduated 2024 (PhD student)

Karina Kwan, graduated 2023 (MSc student)

Tianyuan Lu, graduated 2022 (PhD student)

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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