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Staff and Trainees

A large team of staff and trainees work and conduct their studies at the Meakins-Christie Laboratories. There are approximately 50-60 postdoctoral fellows and graduate students at the Meakins at any given time. In addition to Research Associates, Research Assistants, and Technicians, the Meakins-Christie Laboratories is home to several undergraduate students, summer students, clinical fellows, and visiting scientists.

Baglole Lab

Room: E03.4374
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76419

Arlen, Maddison Grad MSc
Caruana, Vincenza Grad MSc
Gorgani, Roham Grad PhD
Greiss, Patrick Grad PhD
Heimbach, Nicole Grad PhD
Islam, Quazi Sufia Grad PhD
Liu, Max Research Assistant / Lab Manager
Naderi, Nadia Grad MSc (co-supervisor Bourbeau)
Rijnbout St. James, Willem Grad PhD (co-supervisor Ding)
Wilson, Emily
Grad PhD

Ding Lab

Room E03.4142
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76169
Jiang, Guo Grad MSc
Jiang, Wei GRT
Jolasun, Yasmin Grad MSc
Kweon, Yong Jin Grad MSc
Raghavan, Vishvak Grad MSc (co-supervisor Li)
Rijnbout St. James, Willem Grad PhD (co-supervisor Baglole)
Shang, Xiaoxiao (Sherry) Grad PhD
Song, Kailu Grad PhD
Su, Luying GRT
Tan, Jaihui Grad MSc (co-supervisor Petrof)
Wang, Jingtao, Grad PhD
Zhao, Bowen Grad MSc
Zhao, Hengzhi Grad PhD
Zheng, Yumin Grad PhD

Divangahi Lab

Room: E03.2379
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76237

Bolori Hanafi, Shahin Post Doc
Gentile, Marilena Post Doc
Jurado, Leonardo Grad PhD
Lapshina, Elizabeth Grad MSc
Martinez Cordova, Zuzet Research Associate
Nikolaou, Kristina Grad MSc
Sadeghi, Mina Grad PhD
Saif, Ahmed Grad MSc
Teimouri Nezhad, Sara Grad MSc (co-supervisor Mazer)
Tran, Kim
 Grad PhD

Fixman Lab

Room: E03.4380
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76366

Hubaishi, Fatima Grad PhD (co-supervisor Ward)
Karkout, Rami Research Assistant
McVea, Rojine Grad MSc (co-supervisor Ward)

Fonseca Lab

Room: E03.4142
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 47143

El-Hajjar, Mikal Grad PhD
Hendin, Hilary Post Doc
Lapohos, Orsolya Grad PhD (co-supervisor Emad)

Hamid Lab

Room: E03.4380
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76426


Mogas, Andrea Research Assistant / Lab Manager

Hussain Lab

Room: E03.4358
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 36016 or 76419/407

Cefis, Marina Post Doc
Huck, Laurent Research Associate / Lab Manager
Mayaki, Dominique Research Assistant / Lab Manager
Sedraoui, Sami Post Doc
Wang, Aaron Grad MSc

King Lab

Room: E02.4126
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 76372

Bogza, Andrei Grad MSc
Fontes, Ghislaine Research Associate / Lab Manager
Olsen, Kaitlin, Grad MSc
MacMahon, Clara Grad PhD
Thurairajah, Bavanitha Grad PhD
Westfall, Susan
Post Doc
Zou, Jia Grad MSc

Kristof Lab

Room: E03.4366
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 36015

Abouelazm, Nihad Tousson Research Assistant
Joung, Kwang-Bo Research Associate / Lab Manager

Lands Lab

Room: E03.2155
Lab phone: 514-934-1934 ext 23803

Akik, Wided Grad PhD / Lab Manager
Dymov, Sergiy Research Assistant
Gnagbo, Christy Research Assistant / Lab Manager
Gosselin, Gabriel Grad MSc
Mamishi, Neda Research Assistant
Rojas Gutierrez, Paola
Post Doc
Suresh, Smriti Research Assistant


Lauzon Lab

Room: E03.2389
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76153 or 76462

Intrevado, Rafael Grad MSc
Kachmar, Linda Technician / Lab Manager
Schultz, Matheus
Grad PhD

Martin Lab

Room: E03.4150
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76304

Chakraborty, Rohin Grad MSc
Joy, Sydney Grad PhD (co-supervisor Colmegna)
McGovern, Toby Research Assistant / Lab Manager
Morozan, Arina Research Assistant
Nishizawa, Tomotaka Post Doc
Sun, Rui (Sam) Grad PhD
Tan, Ju Jing Post Doc

Mazer Lab

Room: E03.2363
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76373 or 35260

Abi Rafeh, Jana Grad MSc (co-supervisor Qureshi)
Ahmed, Eisha Grad PhD
Ke Danbing Clinical Research Coordinator
Lejtenyi, Duncan Lab / Junior Assistant (co-supervisor McCusker)
Plesa, Maria Research Assistant
Sakr, Elsa Grad MSc
Teimouri Nezhad, Sara Grad MSc (co-supervisor Divangahi)
Toscano Rivero, Diana Grad PhD
Vonniessen, Nicholas Grad PhD
Zhao, Wei (Wendy) Grad PhD
Zismanov, Victoria Research Assistant / Lab Manager

McCusker Lab

Room: E03.2155
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 23803

Elzein, Samar Clinical Research Coordinator
Lejtenyi, Duncan Lab / Junior Assistant (co-supervisor Mazer)

Nguyen Lab

Room: E03.2129
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 44957

Abd El Fatah, Tamer Grad PhD
Al Zarooni, Noora Post Doc
Casey, Angela Project Manager – AMR Centre
Cella, Monica Grad PhD
Farkas, Eszter Grad PhD
Gnanagobal, Hajarooba (Rooba) Post Doc
Goldman, Sophia Grad MSc
Hamidi, Seyed Vahid Post Doc
Jusab, Sumaiya Grad MSc
McKay, Euan Lab / Junior Assistant
McKay, Geoffrey Research Associate / Lab Manager
Rich, Jacquelyn (Jackie) Grad PhD

Petrof Lab

Room: E03.4126
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76415

Gaudet, Mellissa Program Manager – MCI (co-supervisor Pamidi)
Gusev, Ekaterina Research Assistant / Lab Manager
Lang, Ryann Grad PhD
Liang, Feng Research Associate / Lab Manager
Ostadan Safar, Fatemeh Grad PhD
Tan, Jaihui Grad MSc (co-supervisor Ding)

Qureshi Lab

Room: E03.2143
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 44654

Abi Rafeh, Jana Grad MSc (co-supervisor Mazer)
Angers, Isabelle Lab Manager / Technician
Beauchamp, Annie Animal Technician

Rousseau Lab

Room: E03.2137
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 76205 or 76372

Bédard-Matteau, Jérôme Grad MSc
Bérubé, Julie Project Manager – BQC19
Fourcade, Lyvia Post Doc
Krishnan, Suurya Grad PhD (co-supervisors Baglole & Bourbeau)
Liu, Yixiu (Katelyn) Grad PhD
Marabella, Matthew Grad MSc
Mikaeeli, Sahar Grad PhD (co-supervisor Bourbeau)
Ransy, Doris R
esearch Assistant (Biobank)
Stern, Kiri Grad PhD (co-supervisor Emad)

Wagner Lab

Room E03.4134
Lab Phone: 514-934-1934 ext
Hajj, Joëlle Project Manager
Jaffer, Simran Grad MSc