Lab Alumni

Post Doctoral Fellows

  • Dr. Una Adamcic-Bistrivoda (2011-2013)
    • Ontario MRI PDF fellowship
    • Currently: Lab Instructor, Wilfrid Laurier University

Staff Members

  • Bozena Samborska, MSc (Lab Manager)
    • Sept 2010 – Nov 2011
    • Currently: Research Assistant, McGill
  • Mackenzie Smith, MSc (Technician)
    • Sept 2009 – Aug 2010
    • Currently: Radiation Technologist, Sunny Brook Health Sciences Centre

Graduate Students

  • Adam Golding (Ph.D. 2021)
    • International Graduate Scholarship
    • Currently: Technician, Jones Lab
  • Hayley Lau (Ph.D. 2021)
    • OGS, NSERC-CGS-M, NSERC CGS-D
    • Currently: Jones Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Noah Phippen (M.Sc. 2021)
    • Currently: Research Associate, Century Therapies
  • Sarah Wismer (M.Sc. 2020)
    • CBS graduate tuition scholarship
    • Currently: Technician, Integrated Explorations
  • Manali Tilak (Ph.D. 2019)
    • CBS Graduate Studies Award, CIHR Travel Award
    • Jones Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow (Jan 2020 – June 2021)
  • Ben Ferrier (course-based M.Biot. 2019)
  • Nikkita Dutta (M.Sc. 2019)
    • Currently: Research Associate, Eversana
  • Alex Mitro (course-based M.Biot. 2017)
    • Currently: Marketing Analyst, Bioenterprise
  • Afreeda Mahesaniya (M.Sc. 2017)
    • Currently: Laboratory Technician, University of Guelph
  • Claire Martin (Ph.D. 2017)
    • NSERC CGS-M, NSERC CGS-D, OGS, Michael Smith Foreign Study Award, Donald Phillips Award
    • Jones Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow (Jan 2018 – Dec 2018)
    • Currently: Post Doctoral Fellow, Anne-Claude Gingras lab, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
  • Rachael McNeilly (M.Sc. 2016)
    • OGS
    • Currently: Lab Scientist, UK
  • Melanie Wills (Ph.D. 2016)
    • NSERC CGS-M, CIHR Vanier-CGS, Brock Doctoral Scholarship, Donald Phillips Award, Governor General’s Gold Medal
    • Currently Adjunct Professor/ Director, Magnotta Lyme Disease Research Lab, University of Guelph
  • Ava Keyvani Chahi (M.Sc. 2014)
    • OGS, CBS Graduate Studies Award
    • Currently: Ph.D. Student, McMaster University
  • Laura New (Ph.D. 2014)
    • NSERC CGS-M, NSERC CGS-D, Donald Phillips Award, Michael Smith Foreign Study Award
    • Currently: Research Associate, Jones Lab
  • Jim Cooper (M.Sc. 2014)
    • Currently: Instructor, Seneca College, Toronto
  • Cameron Harris (M.Sc. 2013)
    • Currently: Technician, Toronto Western Hospital
  • Brianna Ryman (course-based MBS 2011)
    • Currently: Medical student, University of Ottawa
  • Colin Stringer (M.Sc. 2011)
    • Currently: Filmmaker, science communication
  • Kelly (Keithlin) Peterson (M.Sc. 2011)
    • CIHR CGS-M
    • Currently: QC Analyst, Sanofi-Aventis
  • Steve Hawley (M.Sc. 2010)
    • CIHR CGS-M, Heart & Stroke Studentship
    • Currently: Lab Coordinator, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
  • Sylvie Tremblay (M.Sc. 2010)
    • CIHR IMHA studentship
    • Currently: Science writer
  • Richard Harris (M.Sc. 2009)
    • Currently: Post doctoral fellow Ottawa

Undergraduate Students

  • Cassandra Clausen (summer student, fourth-year project student F21-W22)
    • 2021 Summer Research Student (CBS-URA scholarship)
    • Joining lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Eden Saari (fourth-year project student F21-W22)
  • Paityn Major (fourth-year project student, F21)
  • Claire-Marie Peck (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • 2020 Summer Research Student (CBS-CIBC scholarship)
  • Stephanie Rosen (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • 2020 Summer Research Student (CBS-USRA scholarship)
  • Sarah Cumberland (fourth-year project student, summer student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2020)
  • Qi Wu (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2019)
    • Currently: PhD student, University of Toronto
  • Benjamin Staples (summer student, fourth-year project student)
  • Sonja Andrekovic (volunteer, summer student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2018)
  • Sarah Wismer (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2017, 2018)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Noah Phippen (Co-op student, fourth-year project student)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Gabrielle Magnante (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • URA recipient (2016)
    • CIBC summer scholarship in cancer biology (2017)
  • Benjamin Ferrier (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • URA recipient (2016)
    • Joined lab for course-based MBiot (see graduate student section)
  • Hannah Robeson (fourth-year project student)
    • Joined lab for PhD (see graduate student section)
  • Nikkita Dutta (fourth-year project student)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Hayley Lau (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2015)
    • Fourth-year thesis GIBCO/BRL Microbiology Research Excellence Prize (2016)
    • Joined lab for PhD (see graduate student section)
  • Brianna Guild (summer student)
    • NSERC USRA recipient (2015)
  • Alex Mitro (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • Joined lab for course-based MBiot (see graduate student section)
  • Valmy Assam (fourth-year project student)
  • Olivia Anderson (summer student)
  • Lysa Langevin (summer student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2014)
  • Briar Culbert (fourth-year project student)
  • Lauren Hampton (summer student)
    • MCB-SRA recipient (2013)
  • Anita Acai (summer student)
    • CIHR undergraduate studentship recipient (2012)
  • Ava Keyvani Chahi (fourth-year project student, summer student)
    • CIBC summer research scholarship in cancer biology (2012)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Lucy Lin (work-study student)
    • Currently: Veterinary Technician, UHN, Toronto
  • Hannaford Edwards (summer student)
  • Jim Cooper (fourth-year project student, summer student)
    • NSERC USRA recipient (2011)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Derek Clouthier (summer student)
    • Joined lab as Technician after BSc
    • Currently: Medical Advisor, Astra-Zeneca
  • Ryan Calhoun (summer student)
  • Ema Suvajac (summer student)
  • Stephanie Clarke (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • NSERC USRA recipient (2009)
  • Brianna Ryman (summer student, fourth-year topics student)
    • Joined lab for course-based MBS (see graduate student section)
  • Adam Rabalski (summer student, fourth-year project student)
    • NSERC USRA recipient (2010)
    • Currently: PhD student, Litchfield Lab, University of Western Ontario
  • Melanie Wills (fourth-year project student, summer student)
    • OGI undergraduate summer fellowship recipient (2008)
    • Joined lab for PhD (see graduate student section)
  • Colin Stringer (fourth-year project student)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Steven Hawley (Co-op student, summer student)
    • NSERC USRA recipient (2008)
    • Coop Student of the Year Award recipient (2008)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Megan Fortino (summer student)
    • Heart and Stroke Foundation studentship recipient (2008)
    • Joined lab as Technician after BSc
    • Currently: MD in Family Medicine
  • Kelly Keithlin (summer student)
    • NSERC USRA recipient (2008)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Leah Kesselman (Highschool project 2008)
    • Heart and Stroke Martin Wills Award recipient (2008)
  • Wendy Fletcher (volunteer)
  • Jessica Dunsworth (fourth-year project student)
  • Sylvie Tremblay (summer student)
    • CIHR undergraduate studentship recipient (2007)
    • Joined lab for MSc (see graduate student section)
  • Pamela DeFields (Co-op student, summer student)
    • CIHR undergraduate studentship (2008)
    • Currently: Pharmacist