Dr. Michael Wilson

Principal Investigator

Mike is a Senior Scientist at SickKids Research Institute and an Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics at UofT. He holds Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Comparative Genomics. Mike was a post-doctoral fellow with Dr. Duncan Odom at Cambridge Research Institute. He completed his PhD with Dr. Ben Koop at University of Victoria.

michael.wilson[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Dr. Liis Uusküla-Reimand

Research Fellow

Liis completed her PhD in reproductive genetics and epigenetics with Dr. Maris Laan at the University of Tartu, Estonia.



liis.uuskula[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Xiaoli Lu

Lab manager

Xiaoli has worked in several laboratory settings and brings over 20 years of experience in molecular biology to our new lab.


xiaoli.lu[at]sickkids.ca

Dr. Huayun Hou

Bioinformatician

Huayun completed her PhD in Molecular Genetics at UofT with Dr. Michael Wilson.




huayun.hou[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Dr. Xuefei Yuan

Post-doctoral fellow

Xuefei completed her PhD in Molecular Genetics at UofT and was co-supervised with Dr. Michael Wilson & Dr. Ian Scott.


xuefei.yuan[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Minggao (Michael) Liang

PhD. Student

Minggao is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT. He did his undergrad at UofT.



michael.liang[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Azad Alizada

Research Technologist

Azad completed his MSc. in Molecular Genetics at UofT with Dr. Michael Wilson.




azad.alizada[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Matt Hudson

MSc. Student

Matt is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT. He did his undergrad at University of British Columbia.



matt.hudson[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Kyoko Yuki

Research Fellow

Kyoko completed her Ph.D in the genetics of host response to Salmonella infection with Dr. Danielle Malo at McGill University.



kyoko.yuki[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Liangxi (Dale) Wang

PhD. Student

Dale is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT and is co-supervised with Dr. Ran Kafri. He did his undergrad at ZheJiang University in China.

liangxi.wang[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Candy (MengYi) Song

PhD. Student

Candy is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT and is co-supervised with Dr. Ian Scott. She did her undergrad at Peking University in China.

candy.song[at]sickkids.ca
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Sana Akhtar Alvi

Lab Technician

Sana completed her MSc in Biochemistry at Aligarh Muslim University, India. She has worked as a research assistant for immunological studies in filariasis patients in India.

sana.akhtaralvi[at]sickkids.ca
publications

Dustin Sokolowski

PhD. Student

Dustin is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT. He did his undergrad at Western University.



dustin.sokolowski[at]sickkids.ca
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Cadia Chan

PhD. Student

Cadia is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT and is co-supervised with Dr. Zhaolei Zhang. She did her undergrad at Queen's University.


cadia.chan[at]mail.utoronto.ca
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Mariela Faykoo-Martinez

PhD. Student

Mariela is a graduate student in Cell and Systems Biology at UofT and is co-supervised with Dr. Melissa Holmes. She did her undergrad at UofT.

m.faykoomartinez[at]mail.utoronto.ca
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K. Rathnakumar

Post-doctoral fellow

Rathnakumar completed his doctorate in Biotechnology from IIT Madras. He is currently interested in epigenetic circuitry of endothelial cells in health and disease. Rathna is co-supervised with Dr. Jason E. Fish at UofT.

rathnakumar25[at]gmail.com
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Rasha Al Mismar

PhD. Student

Rasha is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at UofT and is co-supervised with Dr. Anne-Claude Gingras. She did her MSc in Molecular Biology at American University of Science and Technology, Lebanon and has a MPhil. in Proteomics from Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

rasha.mismar[at]mail.utoronto.ca
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Wendy Choi

MSc. Student

Wendy is a graduate student in Molecular Genetics at Uof and is co-supervised with Dr. Yun Li. She did her undergrad at the University of British Columbia.

wendywy.choi[at]mail.utoronto.ca
publications

Jedid Ahn

Undergraduate Thesis Student

Jedid is a bioinformatics & computational biology specialist completing his BSc in Computer Science at UofT.

jedid.ahn[at]mail.utoronto.ca
GitHub

Anna Prentice

Undergraduate Student

Anna is currently completing her undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto.



anna.prentice[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Catherine Tan

Administrative Assistant

Catherine provides invaluable administrative assistance to the Wilson Lab!



catherine.tan[at]sickkids.ca

Opportunities

Join the team

We will be taking UofT MoGen graduate rotation students in September. Potential graduate students are welcome to contact me but they will need to apply through the Molecular Genetics Department. PhD scientists interested in joining the lab are always encouraged to contact me.

Alumni

Name

Position in Wilson Lab

Email

Daniel Potter PhD Student daniel.potter[at]sickkids.ca
Cathy Su 4th Year Undergraduate Student cathy.su[at]sickkids.ca
Dr. Alejandra Medina Rivera Research Fellow amedina[at]liigh.unam.mx
Lina Antounians Graduate Student lina.antounians[at]sickkids.ca
Eunice Huang Undergraduate Thesis Student eunice.huang[at]mail.utoronto.ca
Karim Mithani Summer Research Student karim.mithani[at]sickkids.ca
Maisam Makarem Summer Research Student maisam.makarem[at]mail.utoronto.ca
Rihao Qu Summer Research Student qrh13[at]mails.tsinghua.edu.cn
Dr. Calvin Mok Research Fellow camok[at]uw.edu
Kyle Chessman Undergraduate Co-op Student kyle.chessman[at]sickkids.ca
Nadia Balroop Undergraduate Thesis Student nadiabalroop[at]gmail.com
Matthew Carlucci Undergraduate Co-op Student
Dr. Ted Young Research Fellow ted.young[at]sickkids.ca
Ahmed Munye Undergraduate Co-op Student

Rotation Students

2012

Lina Antounians

Samuel Lambert

Zahra Naghdigheshlaghi

Huayun Hou

2013

Shu Jun Zhu

Chantal Magnan

Michael Pryzlak

Minggao Liang

Xuefei Yuan

2014

Patrick Magee

Kun Nie

2015

Tatiana Wong

Keshna Sood

Heather Gibling

Jeff Luong

Matt Hudson

2016

Kaitlin Laverty

Julia Sobotka

Liangxi (Dale) Wong

Kamran Rezai

Da (Kevin) Kuang

Daniel Potter

Danielle Bilodeau

2017

Cadia Chan

Owen Whitley

Kento Abe

Dustin Sokolowski

2018

Jarrett Barber

Jingping Qiao

Brooke Green

Michelle Harwood

Rasha Al Mismar

Wendy Choi

2019

Aiden Sababi

Mathias Renaud

Liz Woolaver