Reproduction and Developmental Sciences

Current graduate students in Reproduction and Developmental Sciences

Dr. Andrew Craig's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Gillian Reid-Schachter
     Project: The Role of Tumor Cell Autonomous STAT1 in Enhancing Tumor Immune Surveillance in High-Grade Serous
     Ovarian Cancer
     (co-supervised by Dr. Madhuri Koti, DBMS) 


Dr. Anne Croy's Lab

     MD/PhD Candidate
     Vanessa Kay
     Project: Placental Growth Factor and angiogenesis in development and pregnancy
     (co-supervised by Dr. Chandra Tayade, DBMS) 


Dr. Randy Ellis's Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Gabriel Venne
     Project: Evidence for mechanical strains influence in osteophyte development
     (co-supervised by Dr. Stephen Pang, DBMS)

Dr. Charles Graham's Lab

     MD.PhD Candidate
     Lori Minassian
     Project: Elucidating the effects of the PD-1/PD-L1 interaction on the characteristics of cancer cells
     (co-supervised by Dr. Rob Siemens, Urology)

Dr. Frederick Kan's Lab

     PhD Candidates
     Yuewen Zhao
     Project: The role of mammalian recombinant oviduct-specific glycoprotein (OVGP1) during the early events of
     fertilization

     Ahmad Albaghdadi
     Project: Aberrant Immune Activation and Endometrial Receptivity Defects in Diabetic Mice 


Dr. Madhuri Koti's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Gillian Reid-Schachter
     Project: The Role of Tumor Cell Autonomous STAT1 in Enhancing Tumor Immune Surveillance in High-Grade
     Serous Ovarian Cancer
     (co-supervised by Dr. Andrew Craig, DBMS) 


Dr. Richard Oko's Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Lauren Hamilton
     Project: The origins and compartmentalization of Glutathione-S-Transferase Omega 2 (GSTO2) in mammalian
     spermatozoa and its role in sperm maturation and fertilization


Dr. Stephen Pang's Lab

     PhD Candidates
     Yantian Li
     Project: Genetic and imaging markers for coronary artery disease
     (co-supervised by Dr. Amer Johri, Medicine) 

     Gabriel Venne
     Project: Evidence for mechanical strains influence in osteophyte development
     (co-supervised by Dr. R. Ellis) 

Dr. Graeme Smith's Lab

     PhD Candidate
     Karalyn McRae
     Project: Exploring the Potential of Low Dose Carbon Monoxide in Pregnancy: A Potential Therapeutic in the Treatment
     of Pre-eclampsia

     MSc Candidate
     Jing Ying Zhan
     Project: Using Different Biomarkers to Measure Renal Function in Postpartum Women

Dr. Chandra Tayade's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Jessica Miller
     Project: The role of IL-33 in the pathophysiology of endometriosis

     PhD Candidates
     SooHyun Ahn
     Project: Interleukin-17A mediated inflammation promotes macrophage recruitment and chronic pelvic pain in women
     with endometriosis 

     Kasra Khalaj
     Project: Role of RNA binding proteins in female reproductive-tract pathologies

     Stephany Perez-Monsanto
     Project: Role of inflammatory cytokines in the pathogenesis of endometriosis



Dr. Louise Winn's Lab

     MSc Candidate
     Trent Holmes
     Project: Investigating perturbations of fetal TopoIIα following benzene exposure

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