• Principal Investigator

  • Director of Research, Development and Commercialization

  • Research Associates

  • Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Graduate Students

    • Justin Besant
      Justin BesantLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: justin.besant@utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

    • Mahla Poudineh
      Mahla PoudinehLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: mahla.poudineh@utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Electrical Engineering

    • Andrew Sage
      Andrew SageLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: andrew.sage@utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

    • Sae Rin (Rachael)  Jean
      Sae Rin (Rachael) JeanMedical Sciences BuildingRoom 5326 Phone: 416-978-4434Email: saerin.jean@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate program: Chemistry

    • Simon Wisnovsky
      Simon WisnovskyMedical Sciences BuildingRoom 5326 Phone: 416-978-4434Email: simon.wisnovsky@mail.mcgill.ca

      Graduate Program: Biochemistry

    • Eric Lei
      Eric LeiMedical Sciences BuildingRoom 5326 Email: eric.lei@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biochemistry

    • Adam Mepham
      Adam MephamLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: adam.mepham@utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

    • Leyla  Kermanshah
      Leyla KermanshahLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: leyla.kermanshah@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

    • Wendi Zhou
      Wendi ZhouLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: wendi.zhou@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Electrical Engineering

    • Tina Saberi Safaei
      Tina Saberi SafaeiLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: tina.saberisafaei@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Electrical Engineering

    • Peter Aldridge
      Peter AldridgeLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: peter.aldridge@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

    • Brenda Green
      Brenda GreenLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: brenda.green@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

    • Wenhan Liu
      Wenhan LiuLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: wenhan.liu@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

    • Andrea Pagotto
      Andrea PagottoMedical Sciences BuildingRoom 5326Phone: 416-978-4434Email: andrea.pagotto@mail.utoronto.ca

      Graduate Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Research Assistants/Technicians

    • Thad Gibbs
      Thad GibbsLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: thad.gbs@gmail.com
    • Thy Vu
      Thy VuLeslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: thy.vu@utoronto.ca
  • Group Administrator

  • Laboratory Operations Manager

  • Alumni

    • Ludovic Live

      University of Toronto PDF 2013
      Research Scientist, Xagenic Canada Inc.

    • David Tulumello

      University of Toronto PDF 2012-2014
      Scientist, Sanofi Pasteur

    • Brian Lam

      University of Toronto Ph.D. 2014
      Research Scientist, Xagenic Canada Inc.

    • Zhichao Fang


      University of Toronto Ph.D. 2010

      Research Scientist, Xagenic Canada Inc.

    • Sonali Fonseca

      University of Toronto Ph.D. 2012

      Management Consultant, Deloitte

    • Leyla Soleymani

      University of Toronto Ph.D. 2010 

      Assistant Professor, McMaster University

    • Xiao Bin

      University of Toronto PDF 2010 

      Research Scientist, Lam Research Corporation

    • Grigory Tikhomirov

      University of Toronto PDF 2010 

      Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

    • Kristin Horton

      University of Toronto Ph.D. 2010 

      Scientist, Millenium Pharmaceuticals

    • Kelly Stewart

      University of Toronto Ph.D. 2010
      Associate Scientist, Agios

    • Xuping Sun

      University of Toronto PDF 2008

      Professor of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    • Marcel Roberts

      Boston College Ph.D. 2007

      Assistant Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    • Terra Potocky

      Boston College PDF 2007
      Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

    • Jun Yang

      University of Toronto PDF 2007

      Research Scientist, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore

    • Jay Carreon

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Vassar College

    • Melissa Lapierre-Devlin

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Scientist, Millenium Pharmaceuticals

    • Kerry Mahon

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Manager of Scientific Development, Stemgent

    • Erin Prestwich

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Research Associate, MIT

    • Marc Roy

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Senior Principal Scientist, Pfizer

    • Brad Taft

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Principal Scientist, NVS Technologies

    • Lisa Wittenhagen

      Boston College Ph.D. 2006

      Manager of Quantitative Research, Adheris

    • Rahela Gasparac

      Boston College PDF 2006
      Manager of Formulation Development, Idenix Pharmaceuticals

    • Ying Wan

      University of Toronto PDF 2013-2014
      Nanjing University of Science and Technology