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Welcome to BReaTH (The Biology of Breathing Research Trainee’s Hub). Biology of Breathing (BoB) offers a multidisciplinary and interactive training environment for basic and clinical science post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate summer students.
Name/Position: Neilloy Roy (MSc Student)
PI: Dr. Adrian West
Where are you from? Winnipeg MB. Born and raised.
What was your training before coming to your lab? B.Sc (Biochemistry)
What is your research focused on? Airway epithelial barrier function.
What are hobbies/interests away from the lab? Martial arts and running.
What is your long term plan? Continue in the medical sciences.
What is something on your bucket list? Travelling abroad.
If you could have dinner with anyone who would it be? Patrick Stewart
Name/Position: Shana Kahnamoui Zadeh (MSc Student)
PI: Dr. Richard Keijzer
Where are you from? Iran
What was your training before coming to your lab? Cellular and Molecular Biology (Undergraduate)
What is your research focused on? Identifying miR-200b targets in normal and hypoplastic lungs due to Congenital Diaphragmatic hernia.
What are hobbies/interests away from the lab? Volunteer works as a part of the University of Manitoba Students Association, taking risk and learning new thing, doing sport (Soccer, volleyball, dancing, …).
What is your long-term plan? Find a job after my graduation and then finding PHD position, but I need to search a lot and find the exact project that I am interested in.
What is something on your bucket list? I will think about it… :/
If you could have dinner with anyone who would it be? Anousheh Ansari, First female private space explorer (From my country)
How do we get in contact with you?
Aruni Jha: Canadian Respiratory Research Network, Oral Presentation, Ottawa
Chris Pascoe: Canadian Respiratory Research Network, Lightning Round Presentation, Ottawa
Hadeesha Piyadasa: Canadian Respiratory Research Network, Lightning Round Presentation, Ottawa
Hesam Movassagh: Chemorepellent Semaphorin 3E Negatively Regulates Neutrophil Migration In Vitro and In Vivo. The Journal of Immunology
Thomas Mahood: Canadian Respiratory Research Network, Lightning Round Presentation, Ottawa
Naghmeh Khoshgoo: Edwin Kroeger Award for Excellence in Cellular Physiology
Aruni Jha: Newman Stephens Award for Excellence in Respiratory or Molecular Physiology
Aruni Jha: Department of Phyisology and Pathophysiology Edge of Science Presentation
Thomas Mahood: 12th Annual Child Health Research Day, Graduate Student (PhD) Poster Competition “Gold Award”
Project: “Role of oxidized phospholipids in the pathophysiology of asthma”
Supervisor: Dr. Andrew Halayko
Current Chair of BReaTH
Project: “The Role of Protein Prenylation in Asthma and COPD”
Executive Member of BReaTH
Project: “Mechanobiology regulation of airway epithelial barrier function”
Supervisor: Dr. Adrian West
Project: “Role of Microrna-200b in Normal and Abnormal Lung Development Associated with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia”
Supervisor: Dr. Richard Keijzer
Past Chair of BReaTH
Supervisor: Neeloffer Mookherjee
Project: “Effect of Simvastatin on Airway Inflammation and Hyperresponsiveness”
Past Head of BReaTH
Project: “Methylome of Infant Diabetes”
Supervisor: Dr. Vern Dolinsky
Project: “Enhanced Expression of GPCRs in Autoimmune Diagnotics”
Supervisor: Dr. Prashan Chelikani
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