LAB MEMBERS

DR. OLIVIA WILKINS

Principle Investigator

Dr. Olivia Wilkins leads the Plant Systems Biology research group at the University of Manitoba. She received her PhD from the University of Toronto in 2010. From 2011 to 2015, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Genomics and Systems Biology at New York University. In 2015, she was a Visiting Scientist at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT. In 2013, she was awarded a Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development Award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 2016, she joined the Faculty at McGill University, and in 2019 she joined the Faculty at the University of Manitoba. She serves on the editorial boards of multiple scientific journals and is an active participant in the Graduate Women in Science Fellowship Committee.

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DR. RAJIV TRIPATHI

Postdoctoral Researcher

​Rajiv is leading our new single cell gene regulatory network discovery project

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher (2015 - 2020): McGill University, Canada

  • Ph.D. Biotechnology (2008 - 2015): CSIR-NBRI and Kumaun University, India

  • M.Sc. Biochemistry (2006 - 2008): Bundelkhand University, India

  • B.Sc. Botany, Chemistry, Zoology (2002 - 2005): DDU University, Gorakhpur, India

SARAH CAMPBELL

Co-op Student

Sarah is a chemistry major at U of M. She has joined the lab to learn more molecular biology and to contribute her complementary chemistry skills to our research.

SEAN ROBERTSON

Co-op Student

Sean is a 5th year Biological Science student in the Biodiversity and Evolution stream.

 

ALUMNAE

AARON SHALEV

Summer Research Intern (2020)

AARON NÉDÉLEC

Summer Research Intern (2020)

ARLO REICHERT

Summer Research Intern (2020)

JENNIFER DOERING

Course Assistant (2020)

SEAN ROBERTSON

Co-op student (2020)

JOOHEE LEE

Co-op student (2020)

MINJEONG KANG

Research Assistant (2019-2020)

JÉROME GÉLINAS-BÉLANGER

NSERC and FRQNT MSc Student (2017-2019), NSERC USRA (2017)

RUITE CHEN

MSc Student (2017-2020)

OLIVIA HALEY

MSc Student (Co- 2016-2017)

JACK LAMONT

PhD candidate (2016-2017)

PHILLIP ROSENBAUM

NSERC USRA (2017, 2018)

VINCENT MCCARTY

Honours Project (2018-2019)

NSERC USRA (2018)

JONATHAN SANGIOVANNI

Intern (2018), Project Student (2019)

AZRIEL ABRAHAM LOPEZ JAUREGUI

MITACS Globalink Scholar, Tecnológico de Monterey (2018)

RAÚL ERNESTO FLORES GONZÁLEZ

MITACS Globalink Scholar, Tecnológico de Monterey (2018)

CESARÉE MORIER-GXOYIYA

Project Student (2018)

MD BULBUL AHMED

Postdoctoral Scientist (2017-2018)

 

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