Team

Current Students & Alumni I have had the Pleasure of Working With

Current Students

PhD Students

  • Fateme Sadat Haghpanah (PhD 2021-present)
  • Marta Skreta (MSc 2018 – 2020; PhD 2020- present)
  • Jixuan Wang (PhD 2016-present)
  • Aryan Arbabi (MSc 2013-2015; PhD 2015-present).
  • Nicole Sultanum (PhD 2015-present)

Masters Students

  • Devin Singh (MSc 2018 – present)

Current students listed above are all integrated into the larger DATA Team at the university Health Network (UHN)

Current students listed above are all integrated into the larger
DATA Team at the university Health Network (UHN)

Alumni

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Orion Buske (MSc 2010-2012; PhD 2012-2016; PDF 2016-2017; then CEO Gene42 Inc)
  • Lily Jin (PDF 2015-2016)
  • James Vlasblom (PDF 2013-2014; then industry)
  • Marta Girdea (PDF 2011-2015; then Manager at DATA Team, University Health Network)
  • Yue Jiang (PhD 2011-2013; PDF 2013-2017; then Industry in China)

Research Associates

  • Parisa Shooshtari (Research Associate; 2018- 2019; then Prof at University of Western Ontario)
  • Sergey Naumenko (PDF 2015-2017; Research Associate 2017-2019; then Research Associate at Havard)
  • Arun Ramani (Research Associate 2014 -2016; then Interim Scientific Director at CCM, Hospital for Sick Children)
  • Andrei Turinsky (Research Associate 2013-2020; then Sr. Research Associate at CCM, SickKids)
  • Aziz M. Mezlini (MSc degree project, Research Associate 2011-2012; then PhD Student, UToronto)

PhD Students

  • Ian Stedman (PhD, Fellowship in Artificial Intelligence Law and Ethics 2018-2020; then professor at York University)
  • Ladislav Rampasek (PhD 2012-2015; transitioned to PhD with another supervisor)
  • Marc Fiume (BSc 2008-2009, MSc 2009-2011, PhD 2011-2015; then CEO DNAStack)
  • Vladimir Yanovsky (PhD 2008-2014; then industry)
  • Nilgun Donmez (MSc, PhD 2006-2012; then Postdoctoral fellow at Simon Fraser)
  • Paul Medvedev (PhD 2006-2010: then Assistant Professor, Penn State University)

Masters Students

  • Sana Tonekaboni (MSc 2017-2019; then PhD student at UofT)
  • Mohammed Firouzi (MSc 2017-2019; then industry)
  • Willie Chang (MScAC 2016-2017; then PhD student at Princeton)
  • Yuliya Rubanova (MSc 2014-2016; then PhD student at U of T)
  • Misko Dzamba (BSc in Bioinformatics 2010-2011, MSc 2012-2014; then in Industry)
  • Justin Foong (MSc 2011-2013; then Bioinformatician at Hospital for Sick Children)
  • Adrian Dalca (BSc 2006-2008, MSc 2008-2010; then PhD student at MIT)
  • Seunghak Lee (MSc, 2007-2009; then PhD student at Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Elango Cheran (MSc, 2006-2008; then in Industry)

Undergraduate Students

  • Peiqi Wang (BSc 2016-2017; then student at U of T)
  • Shaheen Bundhoo (BSc 2016; then student at University of Waterloo)
  • Zihan Wang (BSc 2016; then student at U of T)
  • Michael Ho (BSc 2016; then student at University of Waterloo)
  • Faye Feng (BSc 2016; then student at U of T)
  • Perry Luo (BSc 2015); then PhD student at NYU)
  • Geya Xu (BSc 2015)
  • David Madras (BSc 2014; then PhD student at U of T)
  • Filip Miscevic (BSc 2014; then PhD student at Indiana University)
  • Jonathan Zung (BSc 2013-2014; then PhD student, Princeton)
  • Julian Song (BSc 2013; then PhD student at CalTech)
  • Harun Mustafa (BSc in Bioinformatics 2012-2014; then MSc student at ETH-Zurich)
  • Polina Binder (BSc in CS & Math 2011-2012; then PhD Student at MIT)
  • Yoni Halpern (BSc in Engineering Sciences, 2010-2011; then PhD student at NYU)
  • Andrew Brook (BSc in Computer Science 2010-2011, RA 2011-2012; then in Industry)
  • Stephen Rumble (BSc 2006-2008; then PhD student at Stanford University)