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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.

Welcome New Students

Name/Position:  Richard Wagner / Post-doctoral Fellow

PI: Dr. Richard Keijzer

Where are you from? Leipzig, Germany

What was your training before coming to your lab? 1 year of Pediatric Surgery as a Resident

What is your research focused on? CDH and CPAM

What are hobbies/interests away from the lab? Play Guitar and Piano, Read, Sports, Surfing, Dance Salsa

What is your long term plan? Contribute to the understanding of congenital anomalies in children and be a good pediatric surgeon.

What is something on your bucket list? Surf a barrel, Family, Play Chopin Waltz in E minor

If you could have dinner with anyone who would it be? The Big Lebowski

 

 

2018 Calendar of events

FRIDAY JANUARY 12

12:00-1:00pm

Room 501E

BReaTH Welcome 2018
FRIDAY JANUARY 19

12:00-1:00pm

Room 501E

Aruni Jha – Trainee Talk
FRIDAY JANUARY 22

12:00-1:00pm

Room 501E

Dr. Rob Newton – Visiting Scientist
FRIDAY JANUARY 26

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Prasoon Agarwal – Trainee Talk
   
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 2

12:00-1:00pm

Room 501E

Anthony Altieri – Trainee Talk
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 9

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Thomas Mahood – Trainee Talk
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 16

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Shirin Moossavi – Trainee Talk
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Dr. Richard Keijzer – PI Talk
FRIDAY MARCH 2

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Kozeta Miliku – Trainee Talk
FRIDAY MARCH 9

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Intro to R Workshop – Tentative
FRIDAY MARCH  16

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

R Workshop ggplot2 – Tentative
FRIDAY MARCH 23

12:00-1:00pm

Room 500

Communication Workship –

Shyamala Dakshinamurti (Tentative)

FRIDAY MARCH 30

Good Friday – 

 NO BREATH TALK
 

 

 

Recent Accomplishments

Aruni Jha and colleagues “Prophylactic benefits of systemically delivered simvastatin treatment in a house dust mite challenged murine model of allergic asthma” Published Jan 2018.

Follow this link to the article: 

Thomas Mahood – Asthma Canada-AllerGen Goran-Enhorning Graduate Research Award, Awarded Jan 2018.

Chris Pascoe and colleagues “Gene expression analysis in asthma using a targeted multiplex array” Published Dec 2017.

Follow this link to the article: 

Hadesha Piyadasa and colleagues “Inhaled Diesel Exhaust Decreases Antimicrobial Peptides Alpha-defensin and S100A7 in Human Bronchial Secretion” Published Dec 2017.

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Trainee Profiles

Your BReaTH Team

 Sanjana Syeda
MSc Student
Dr. West Lab

 

 

 

 

Lojine Ayoub
PhD Student
Dr. Keijzer Lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hadeesha Piyadasa
PhD Student
Dr. Mookherjee Lab

   

 

 

Samira Seif
MSc Student
Dr. Keijzer Lab

 

 

 

Dustin Aiems
MSc Student
Dr. Kejzer Lab

 

 

 

 

Neilloy Roy
MSc Student
Dr. West Lab

 

 

 

 

 

Jeffery Osagie
MSc Student
Dr. West Lab / Dr. Halayko Lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Pascoe
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Halayko Lab

      

 

 

 Thomas Mahood
PhD Student
Dr. Halayko Lab

 

     

 

 Aruni Jha
PhD Student
Dr. Halayko Lab

 

 

 

Andrew (Wai Hei) Tse
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Keijzer Lab

 

Richard Wanger
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Keijzer Lab

 

 

 

Anthony Altieri
MSc Student
Dr. Mookherjee Lab

 

 

 

Shirin Moossavi
PhD Student
Dr. Azad Lab

 

 

 

Anurag Singh Sikarwar
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Chelikani Lab

   

 

 

Kozeta Miliku
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Dr. Azad Lab

     

 

 


Shana Kahnamooizadeh
MSc Student
Dr. Keijzer Lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information contact the BReaTH team breath@chrim.ca

 

Student Resources

Grants, Awards, Travel

Grants and Awards Guide 2017

Travel Grant Checklist

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