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January 21, 2021

Ryen MacDonald, Senior Strategic Marketing Manager

Q: So what made you interested in doing a PhD? I went to Northeastern University for my undergraduate degree... View Article

January 21, 2021

Maryssa Canuel, Associate Medical Director

Maryssa Canuel graduated with a PhD from the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology in 2008 and obtained an... View Article

October 29, 2020

Claudia Wever, Medical Science Liaison

Claudia Wever obtained her PhD in Biology in 2015 after completing her thesis on the physiological role of nematode-specific... View Article

October 29, 2020

Laura Jones, Lead Clinical Specialist

Laura graduated with a PhD from the Department of Biochemistry in 2018. She is currently a Lead Clinical Specialist.... View Article

October 15, 2020

Misia Kowanda, Simons Searchlight Outreach Manager

Misia Kowanda graduated with a PhD in Biology in 2017. Her research focused on genes specific to RNA transport... View Article

October 15, 2020

Andrew King, Director of Performance Research

Andrew King completed his PhD in Computer Science in 2009 with a theoretical thesis focused on graph colouring, which... View Article

October 1, 2020

Judy Prasad, Operations & Program Manager, KickStart Venture Services

Judy Prasad completed her PhD in psychology (behavioral neuroscience) in 2014, focusing on the thalamus’ role in cognitive processes.... View Article

September 17, 2020

David Tang, Officer at National Research Council Canada

David Tang received his PhD from the School of Information Studies in 2012, focusing on innovation in information services.... View Article

August 27, 2020

Lilia Eskildsen-Torres, Fellowships Officer, McGill

Lilia Eskildsen-Torres received her PhD in 2018, focusing on the role of dance in Mexico and the Mexican diaspora.... View Article

August 13, 2020

Caolan Kovach-Orr, Data Scientist, Verisk Analytics

Caolan Kovach-Orr completed his PhD in biology in 2015, focusing on predator-prey interactions. He started, in industry, as a... View Article