Dr. Brenda Yasie Lee

Brenda Lee
519-888-4567 ext. 39124
PHY 366

Research Interests:

  • Study of antimicrobial peptide daptomycin and its interaction with pulmonary surfactant and model bacterial membranes
  • Study of amyloid-beta interactions with model membranes in relation to Alzheimer's Disease
  • Use of atomic force microscopy, Kelvin probe force microscopy, Langmuir-Blodgett trough, fluorescence spectroscopy and black lipid membrane techniques

Leonenko Lab History:

  • May 2011 - Aug 2011: NSERC USRA Summer Student (Physics)
    * Working with atomic force microscopy imaging of amyloid-beta interactions with SG1 inhibitors
  • Sep 2011 - Dec 2012: Undergraduate Research Volunteer (Biology)
    * Atomic force microscopy imaging of DHA (omega-3) and its effect on amyloid-beta fibril formation
  • Jan 2013 - Apr 2017: PhD Candidate in Biology (Nanotechnology)
  • May 2017 - Aug 2019: Research Associate
  • Sep 2019 - Current: Volunteer Research Associate
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