Graduate Students

 Name Program Supervisor Thesis Topic
Christie Costello
PhD Dr. Guangju Zhai Eicosanoids and Osteoarthritis
Aaron Curtis
Room: M5M321


M.Sc. Dr. Sevtap Savas Interactions among the variables that may influence cancer outcomes
Matthew Dyer
MSc -  F2019 Dr. Touati Benoukraf Characterization of Epigenomic Interplays in Colorectal Cancer
Alexia Hawkey-Noble
PhD Dr. Curtis French Expression of the TMEM43 gene in Zebrafish Cardiac Tissue and Modelling of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy in Zebrafish. 
Zia Hasan
Ph.D - F2019 Dr. Touati Benoukraf Epigenetic and Genetic changes in Valence memory formation and Alzheimer's disease.
Barathy Logendra
MSc - W2019 Dr. Proton Rahman
Dr. Darren O'Rielly
Developing a Whole Exome Sequening based approach to elucidate novel genes and biological pathways in PsA patients.
Jurgienne Arizza Umali


M.Sc. Dr. Curtis French Zebrafish, Danio rerio, as genetic models of Glaucoma associated with Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome.
Zahra Vafadoost
MSc -   F2019 Dr. Touati Benoukraf Development of bioinformatics tools for characterisation and classification of microbial strains
Cassidy Welsh
MSc -   F2019 Dr. Proton Rahman
Dr. Darren O'Rielly
The Genetic Relationship of Psoriatic Arthritis and Obesity
Salem Werdyani
Room:  M5M318
Phone: 709 864-6627
Ph.D. Dr. Terry-Lynn Young Identification and characterization of genetic variations in the Newfoundland population and their association with multiple medical conditions
Yajun Yu
Room: M5M321
Phone: 709 864-6659


Ph.D. Dr. Sevtap Savas Genetic and epidemiological studies investigating the susceptibility and outcome risk in colorectal cancer