Postdoctoral News

Postdoctoral researchers Ulrich Braunschweig (Blencowe lab) and Muhammad Rizwan (Shoichet lab) win for advances in gene regulation and tissue engineering

Postdoctoral researchers Mojca Mattiazzi Ušaj (Boone/Andrews lab) and Shuailong Zhang (Wheeler lab) won the 2020 Research Excellence Awards for harnessing AI for biological applications.

Postdoctoral researchers Shraddha Pai (Bader lab) and Michael Aregger (Moffat lab) won the 2019 Research Excellence Awards for research that helps advance precision medicine.

Postdoctoral researchers Thomas Gonatopoulos-Pournatzis (Blencowe lab) and Wei Zhang (Sidhu lab) have been awarded for their cross-disciplinary research in molecular biology.

Dr. Wei Zhang is now Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph. We asked him to share tips on how to win a faculty position on the Canadian job market.

Dr. Jolanda van Leeuwen told us about what it takes to become a PI as she prepares to take on that role at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.

Dr. Michael Garton is now Assistant Professor at U of T's Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering but his research career did not start until after a climbing accident left him paralyzed.

Dr. Wei Zhang is a postdoc in the Sidhu lab where he engineers proteins for research and clinical applications. he was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Innovation Award for his research on virus-fighting proteins.

Dr. Arttu Jolma is a postdoc in the Hughes lab where he studies gene regulation.