Lab Personnel




Current Lab personnel & their research interests.

  • Sheng Ying (Post-doctoral Fellow)

    Plant Molecular Biology & Metabolic Engineering
Eric Fedosejevs
  • Eric Fedosejevs (PhD Student)

    Molecular and biochemical characterization of sucrose synthase and its in vivo phosphorylation in developing castor oil seeds

  • Mina Ghahremani (PhD Student)

          Structural and functional characterization of AtPAP26 glycoforms from phosphorus starved Arabidopsis thaliana 
  • Kyla Stigter (MSc Student)

    Role of purple acid phosphatases in phosphorus metabolism of Arabidopsis thaliana  

  • Mike Ting (MSc Student)    
       Molecular and biochemical aspects of bacterial-type PEP carboxylase isozymes from vascular plants

Matt Connel  (BCHM421: Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory' BSc student)    

Expression, Purification, & Crystallization of recombinant Class-1 and Class-2 PEP carboxylases for structural biochemistry studies

Some Former Lab Graduates (and their current affiliations)

  • Prof. Joonho Park, Assistant Prof. & Head of Biochemistry Division, Dept. of Chemistry, Seoul National Univ. of Science & Technology (South Korea)
  • Prof. Greg Moorhead: Prof., Dept. of Biological Sciences, Univ. of Calgary
  • Prof. David Law: Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Biology, Lakehead Univ.
  • Prof. Gale Bozzo: Assist. Prof., Dept. of Plant Agriculture, Univ. of Guelph
  • Prof. Allison McDonald: Assist. Prof., Dept. of Biology, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.
  • Prof. Trevor Moraes: Assist. Prof., Dept. of Biochemistry, Univ. of Toronto
  • Prof. Florencio Podestá: Prof., CEFOBI, Univ. of Rosario (Argentina)
  • Prof. Jean Rivoal: Prof., IRBV, Univ. of Montreal
  • Prof. David Palma: Assist. Prof., The Univ. of Western Ontario
  • Dr. Karina Tripodi: Research Associate, Dept. of Biochemistry, Univ. of Rosario
  • Dr. Stephen Duff: Senior Research Scientist and Associate Fellow, Monsanto Company (St. Louis, MO, USA)
  • Dr. Vinay Singh: Adjunct Prof., Dept. of Biochemistry, Queen’s Univ.
  • Dr. Raj Sangwan: Research Director, Central Institute Medicinal Plants, Lucknow (India)
  • Dr. Neelam Singh: Research Director, Central Institute of Aromatic & Medicinal Plants, Lucknow (India)
  • Dr. Brendan O'Leary: Post-doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Plant Sciences, Oxford Univ., U.K.
  • Dr. R. Glen Uhrig: Post-doctoral Fellow, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Dr. Hue Tran: Research Manager, Oncolytics Biotech, Calgary
  • Dr. Richard Hodgson: Research Scientist, Ontario Cancer Instit., Univ. of Toronto
  • Dr. Maria Theodorou: Physician, Belleville, Ontario
  • Ms. Whitney Robinson: Law School student, Queen's Univ.
  • Ms. Allyson Hill: Policy Advisor for The Ministry of Energy, Province of Ontario (Queen's Park, Toronto)
  • Mr. Vasko Veljanovski: PhD Student, Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Victoria
  • Mr. Brenden Hurley: PhD Student, Dept. of Cell & Systems Biology, Univ. of Toronto