Graduate Students

  • Quinn AbramQuinn H. Abram [2018 QEII graduate scholarship, 2018 Murray Fallis Award for best student oral presentation in PIE Section]
    • 2019 - MSc in Biology (co-supervised with Dr. Brian Dixon); Thesis Title: Effects of Low Temperature on Endogenous Antigen Presentation in Two Fish Species,¬†Oncorhynchus mykiss and Sander vitreus
    • Current position: Research Assistant, University of Waterloo; Starting Fall 2019 - PhD student, McGill University

Undergraduate honours thesis students

  • Mercedes RoseMercedes Rose
    • Thesis title: Effects of Frog Virus 3 challenge on a Xenopus laevis bone marrow cell line
    • Current position: Starting Fall 2019 - MSc student, University of Ottawa
  • Alex DouglasAlexander Douglas
    • Thesis title: Investigating seasonal characteristics of the North American wood frog skin microbiome
    • Current position: NSERC URSA research assistant, University of Waterloo; Starting Fall 2019 - MSc student, University of Waterloo
  • Sumayyah SokeechandSumayyah Sokeechand [Marilyn Griffith Senior Honours Project Excellence Award]
    • Thesis title: Characterization of a Rana sylvatica bone marrow cell line
    • Current position: PhD student, McMaster University
  • Leo NataprawiraLeo Nataprawira
    • Thesis title: Expanding the Xenopus laevis invitrome
    • Current position: Laboratory Analyst, ALS Environmental; Starting Fall 2019 - MSc candidate, University of Guelph
  • Sam SalamunSamuel G. Salamun
    • Thesis title: Molecular and functional characterization of Xenopus laevis spleen cell lines
    • Current position: MSc candidate, University of Toronto
  • William NgWilliam (Alex) Ng
    • Thesis title: Characterization of Xenopus laevis bone marrow stromal cell line
    • Current position: MSc candidate, University of Waterloo
  • Steven BuckrellSteven Buckrell
    • Thesis title: Effects of a fungal beta-glucan on the cell morphology and viability of a Xenopus laevis dorsal skin epithelial cell line
    • Current position: MSc candidate, University of Toronto
  • Eric Le Dreff-Kerwin
    • Thesis title: Generation and characterization of spleen continuous cell cultures from the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).
    • Current position: MSc candidate, University of Waterloo
  • Max Bui-MarinosMaxwell Marinos¬†
    • Thesis title: Characterization of ventral and dorsal skin cells lines from the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).
    • Current position: MSc candidate, University of Waterloo

Undergraduate summer students

  • William NgWilliam (Alex) Ng
    • Project title: Characterization of Xenopus laevis bone marrow stromal cell line
  • Max Bui-MarinosMaxwell P. Bui-Marinos
    • Project title: Molecular markers of Xela DS2 and Xela VS2 epithelial cell lines from Xenopus laevis.
  • Maxwell Marinos
    • Project title: Maintenance and growth of bone marrow cell lines from the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).

Undergraduate volunteers

  • Brandon Morningstar
  • Gajani Nirthanarajah
  • Marie-Claire Wasson
  • Nicole Lassel
  • Zhenglin Yi
  • Alexander Douglas
  • Mercedes Rose
  • Sumayyah Sokeechand
  • Charley Peitzmeier (Visiting Scholar from University College London)
  • Fiona Liu
  • Justin Pham
  • Alex Telesz
  • Steven Buckrell
  • Xiang (Molly) Chen
  • Katey Bender [Co-supervised with Dr. Paul Craig]
  • Maxwell Marinos