Training of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP)

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Svetlana Frenkel

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD. in Computational Biology, University of Haifa, Israel 

Co-supervisor: Dr. Charles Bernstein.


Graduate Students   


Jiahui Zhang
B.S.  in Mathematics and Statistics, University of Waterloo
MSc. in Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Co-supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu


Nikta Feizi
B.S.  in Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Tehran, Iran
MSc. Candidate in Bioinformatics in Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba


Rayhan Shikder
B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
MSc. Candidate in Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba
Co-supervisor: Dr. Pourang Irani


Qian Liu
B.S.  in Medical Imaging, Sichuan University, China
MSc. Candidate in Bioinformatics in Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba


Ye Tian
B.S. in Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba
MSc. Candidate in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba
Co-supervisor: Dr. Bob McLeod


Jiaying You
B.S. in Computer Science, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

MSc. Candidate in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba

Co-supervisor: Dr. Bob McLeod


Md. Mohaiminul Islam
B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering, University of Chittagong
MSc. Candidate in Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba
Co-supervisor: Dr. Yang Wang


Chris Walsh
PhD candidate in Medicine, University of Toronto
Supervisor: Dr. Claudia Santos
My role is in project-based supervision on bioinformatics


Undergraduate Students
                  
Liam Grenier

Bachelor of Science,  University of Manitoba


Research Associates
                  
Qin Kuang
MD in Clinical Medicine, Gannan Medical College


Past Members

Dr. Yan Cheng
PhD. in Medical Genetics, Lanzhou University
Visiting Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba

Period: Aug 2016 - Aug 2017. Current Position: Associate Professor, Northwest University for Nationalities, China. 


Rasif Ajwad
B.S. in Computer Science, Islamic University of Technology
MSc. in Department of Computer Science, University of Manitoba
Co-supervisor: Dr. Michael Domaratzki

Period: Sep 2015 - Sep 2017. Current Position: Software Engineer in Winnipeg City Hall (City of Winnipeg)


Wenxin Jiang
B.Eng.  in Electronic Information Engineering, Bei Hang University, China
MSc. in Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Co-supervisor: Dr. Wei Xu

Period: Sep 2016 - July 2017. Current Position: Analyst in Canadian Institute for Health Information


Chen Chi
B.S. in Biology, University of British Columbia
MSc. in Bioinformatics in Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba

Period: May 2015 - June 2017


Kaiqiong Zhao
B.S. in Statistics, Beijing Institute of Technology
MSc. in Bioinformatics in Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba

Period: Sep 2014 - Aug 2016. Current Position: PhD candidate in biostatistics in McGill University


Bingqing Shen
B.S. in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
MSc. in Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Research Student. Period: Oct 2015 - Jan 2016. Current Position: Information Management Analyst position in Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto

Nikho Hizon
Honours Bachelor of Science in Genetics, University of Manitoba

Period: September 2016 - August 2017. Current Position: MSc candidate in Medical Genetics in University of Manitoba


Linfan Zhang
Statistics, Zhejiang University, China
Recipient of Mitacs Globalink Research  Internship Award
2016 Summer undergraduate student. Current Position: MSc candidate in biostatistics in University of Washington, USA


Huyen Le (Co-supervised with Dr. Yang Wang)
Math and Statistics, University of Manitoba
2015 Summer undergraduate student. Now at Field Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto


Jessica Bondoc (Co-supervised with Dr. Kevin Coombs)
Statistics and Computer Science, University of Manitoba
Recipient of CIHR Computational Biology Undergraduate Summer Student Health Research Award, 2015

Period: May 2015 - Apr 2016


Xiaohui Ding

Mathematics and Statistics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Recipient of Mitacs Globalink Research  Internship Award

2015 Summer undergraduate student. Current Position: MSc student in Data Mining in Nanjing University, China


Masami Ando Kuri
Genome Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México UNAM
Recipient of Mitacs Globalink Research  Internship Award
2015 Summer undergraduate student

Philippe Simon
PhD in Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba
Supervisor: Dr. Darwyn Kobasa. My role is in project-based supervision on bioinformatics
Period: 2014-2015. Current Position: Medical student at University Laval

Justin Zhang (Co-supervised with Dr. Ron Beavis)
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University
B.S. in Bioinformatics, Simon Fraser University
Bioinformatician. Period: 2014-2015, now at Cancer Care Manitoba

Cynthia Kpekpen (Co-supervised with Dr. Lisa Lix)
MSc. in Statistics, University of Manitoba
Summer Student in 2014


Dr. Pingzhao Hu

Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics (BMG), UM
Data Science Platform of George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, UM

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) (Adjunct), UM
Department of Computer Science (CS) (Adjunct), UM

Assistant Professor (Status)
Division of Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Associate Investigator

The Centre for Applied Genomics (TCAG), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

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