Research Group

Department of Chemistry




Research Group


Dr. Candace Panagabko – (Post-Doctoral Fellow, PhD 2004)
Fluorescence-based ligand transfer assays and immobilized phospholipid membrane binding by phospholipid transfer proteins
 
Parthajit Mukherjee (PhD, Biotechnology)
Membrane binding and lipid recognition by the oxysterol binding protein (OSBP)
 
Matilda Baptist (PhD, Biotechnology)
Mechanism of phospholipid transfer and membrane recognition by the phosphoinositide transfer proteins (PITP)
 
Venkata Krishna Garapati Rao (MSc, Chemistry)
Synthesis of imidazole fatty acid conjugates as inhibitors of apoptosis
 
Mikel Ghelfi (MSc, Chemistry)
Synthesis of novel fluorophores based on vitamin E
 
Past Group Members
 
Post-Docs
Dr. Rachel Parsons - Post Doctoral Associate 2001-2
Dr. Frederic Levasseur - Post Doctoral Associate 1998
 
PhD
Wendy Zhang (PhD, Biotechnology. 2009)

Candace Panagabko (PhD, Biotechnology. 2004)
 
MSc
Ryan West – 2009 (University of Guelph, Food Science PhD)
Matilda Baptist – 2009 (Brock, Biotechnology, PhD)
Yongsheng Wang - 2008 (Toronto Research Chemicals, Inc)
Grant Frahm - 2007 (Centre for Biologics Research, Health Canada)
Stephan Ohnmacht - 2007 (PhD, Edinburgh 2010, now at University College London)
Phil Nava - 2006 (High school science teacher)
Fan Gu - 2006 (Interface Biologics, MaRS Centre, Toronto)
Marta Hernandez - 2003
Solomon Fixon-Owoo - 2000 
John Huangshu Lei - 1999 (Senior Scientist, Novartis, Boston, MA) 
Kevin Tays - MSc 1998, Honours Thesis 1996 (now at Johnson & Johnson, San Diego, CA)
 
 
Honours
Izabela Subczinska – BCHM 2012
Katy Howard – 2012
Cameron Miotto – BTEC 2012
 
Kaleigh Giles - BTEC 2011
Andrew Barty – CHEM 2011
Bryan Morris – BTEC 2011
 
Kaitlin Bynkoski - 2009
Mohammad Howard-Azzeh - BTEC 2009


 
Michael Flewelling - BTEC 2008


 
Alessandro Virgulti - BTEC 2007 

Julia Rintoul - BTEC 2007

Matt Cecchini - BCHM 2007 

John Chirico - BTEC 2007

Marie Dion - BTEC 2007
 
Ryan West - CHEM 2006
 
Robin Jansen - BTEC 2003
 
Pat Cassolato - BTEC 2002
 
Brad Harrison - BTEC 2001
 
Christina Pinelli - BTEC 2000 
Steve Neely - BTEC 2000
 
Miranda Wellwood - BTEC 1999
Monika Dabrowski- BTEC 1999 
Doug Burr- BTEC 1999
Brian Matier - BTEC 1999
Ken Lo - BTEC 1998 
Candace Panagabko - BTEC 1998
Virginia Marks - BTEC 1998 
Deb Chenier - BTEC 1998 
Neil Shuart - BTEC 1998
 
 
Brad Schmor - BTEC 1997 
Kathy Hiller - CHEM 1997
 
Dave Green - CHEM 1995
Steve Jenkins - CHEM 1995 
 
Summer Research Assistants
Kaleigh Giles - 2008

Marie Dion - USRA 2005
2004
Ryan West -2005

Abdullah Mahboob - 2004

Tony Pasquale - 1996

Luke Landry - 1995
 
Highschool Students
Rebecca Bunz - 2007
Dennis Moore
Ben Lichty
 
Research Assistants
Tammy Keifer - Research Assistant 1999 
Muthoni Kamau - Research Assistant 1996

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