People

Principal Investigator

Senior Research Associate

  • Dr. Mark Pereira

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 904Phone: 416-978-5516Email: mark.pereira@utoronto.ca

    Director of R&D/Commercialization 

Research Associates

Postdoctoral Fellows

Graduate Students

  • Adam Mepham

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: adam.mepham@utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

  • Peter Aldridge

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: peter.aldridge@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

  • Wenhan Liu

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: wenhan.liu@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Biomedical Engineering

  • Carine Nemr

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: carine.nemr@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate program: Chemistry

  • Surath Gomis

    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Room 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: surath.gomis@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Electrical Engineering

  • Fan Xia

    Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy Room 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: fan.xia@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Bill Duong

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: bill.duong@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate program: Chemistry

  • Tanja Sack

    Medical Sciences BuildingRoom 5326Phone: 416-978-4434Email: tanja.sack@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Jenise Chen

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: jenise.chen@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate program: Chemistry

  • David Philpott

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: david.philpott@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Electrical Engineering

  • Xiaolong Yang

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: xiaolong.yang@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Zongjie Wang

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: zongjie.wang@utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Electrical Engineering

  • Cindy Ma

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: cinds.ma@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate program: Chemistry

  • Hanie Yousefi

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 1252Phone: 416-978-5185Email: hanie.yousefi@mail.utoronto.ca

    Graduate Program: Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Sareh Bayatpour

    Leslie Dan Faculty of PharmacyRoom 970Phone: 416-978-0617Email: sbay@seas.upenn.edu

    Graduate Program: Biochemistry

Research Assistants

  • Sandra Popescu

    Leslie Dan Pharmacy BuildingRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: snpopescu@edu.uwaterloo.ca

    Co-op (U. Waterloo), CTC group

  • Brandon Morningstar

    Leslie Dan Pharmacy BuildingRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: beemorningstar@edu.uwaterloo.ca

    Co-op (U. Waterloo), Stem cell and CTC group

  • Francesca McFadden

    Leslie Dan Pharmacy BuildingRoom 960Phone: 416-978-4737Email: mcfaddf@mcmaster.ca

Group Administration

Alumni

  • Ivaylo Ivanov

    University of Toronto RA 2017
    Scientist, Wrana Lab

  • Ludovic Live

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

  • Laili Mahmoudian

    University of Toronto RA 2015

    Nutritional Science Program, U. Ottawa

  • David Tulumello

    University of Toronto PDF 2012-2014
    Scientist, Sanofi Pasteur

  • Justin Besant

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2015
    Associate Consultant at ZS Associates

  • Brian Lam

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

  • Mahla Poudineh

    University of Toronto PhD 2017
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

  • Andrew Sage

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2015
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University Health Network

  • Zhichao Fang

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2010

    Research Scientist, Bristol Myers Squibb

  • 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

  • Sae Rin (Rachael) Jean

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2017
    Research Scientist, Eutropics

  • Simon Wisnovsky

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2017
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

  • Eric Lei

    University of Toronto PhD 2018
    Scientist, National Research Council

  • Leyla Kermanshah

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2017

  • Tina Saberi Safaei

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2017

  • Yige Zhou

    University of Toronto PDF 2015

  • Ying Wan

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

  • Nan Ma

    University of Toronto Ph.D. 2009
    Professor, Soochow University

  • Ian Burgess

    University of Toronto PDF 2014-2016
    CEO & CTO, Validere

  • Julie Shi

    University of Toronto PDF 2015
    Scientist, Juno Therapeutics

  • Marya Ahmed

    University of Toronto PDF 2016
    Assisstant Professor, UPEI

  • Sahar Mahshid

    University of Toronto PDF 2018

  • Sara Mahshid

    University of Toronto PDF 2017
    Professor of Bioengineering , McGill University

  • Sarah Smith

    University of Toronto PDF 2018
    Professor of Chemistry, Bucknell University 

  • Dr. Guangli Wang

    Visiting Faculty Member, 2016

  • Dr. Arturo Jimenez-Sanchez

    University of Toronto PDF 2017
    Professor of Chemistry, Universidad Nacional Autonomy de Mexico (UNAM)