The Bruin Laboratory | Carleton University, Ottawa | (613) 520-2600 x3656

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© 2017 by Bronwyn E. Rowland.

PEOPLE

CURRENT LAB MEMBERS

Dr. Jennifer Bruin

2016 – present: Assistant Professor

Carleton University, Dept. of Biology and Institute of Biochemistry

2010 – 2016: Postdoctoral Fellow

UBC, Dept. of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Laboratory of Timothy Kieffer

2005 – 2009: PhD, Medical Sciences

McMaster University, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Laboratory of Alison Holloway

2000 – 2005: BSc, Biomedical Toxicology, Co-operative Education

University of Guelph

Email: jenny.bruin@carleton.ca

 

Currently Teaching:

BIOC4009 – Biochemistry of Disease

BIOL4201 – Advanced Cell Culture and Tissue Engineering

BIOL5502X – Science Communication

Kayleigh Rick, MSc

January 2017 - present

Position: Lab Technician

Title of Project: A little bit of this and a little bit of that!

Myriam Hoyeck, BSc

September 2017 - present

Position: PhD student
Title of Project: Impact of dioxins on mouse pancreas development

OGS Award Recipient - 2019/2020

OGS Award Recipient - 2018/2019

NSERC CGS MSc Award Recipient - 2017/2018

Noa Gang, MSc

September 2018 - present

Position: MSc student
Title of Project: Impact of dioxin-like pollutants on human islet function and survival.

OGS Award Recipient - 2019/2020

Salar Farokhi Boroujeni

May 2018 - present

Position: Work Study Student

Title of Project: Impact of chemotherapeutic drugs on beta cell function

NSERC USRA Recipient - Summer 2019

Dean's Summer Research Internship Recipient - Summer 2018

Kyle Van Allen

Sept 2019 - present

Position: Honours thesis student

Title of Project: Screening for dioxin-like chemicals that impact beta cell function

Sarita Cuadros

Sept 2019 - present

Position: 3rd year Directed Studies student

Title of Project: Effects of maternal dioxin exposure on adipose tissue

Julia Zebarth

Sept 2019 - present

Position: Honours thesis student

Title of Project: Interaction between pollutant exposure and high fat feeding

Abbie Smith

Sept 2019 - present

Position: Work Study Student

Geronimo Matteo, MSc

2017 - 2019

Position: Former MSc Student
Title of Project: Characterization of islet CYP1A enzymes

Erin Macfarlane, MSc

2017 - 2019

Position: Former MSc Student
Title of Project: Impact of dioxins on human stem cell differentiation

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FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Shivani Solanki (Summer 2019) Research Assistant

Rayanna Merhi (2018 - 2019) Honour's Thesis Student, Research Assistant

Kelsea McKay (2018 - 2019) Honour's Thesis Student

Laura Harkness (2018 - 2019) Honour's Thesis Student

Hannah Blair (2017 - 2019) Summer Student, Work Study Student

Walker Summer Research Award Recipient - Summer 2018

NSERC USRA Award Recipient - Summer 2017

Melody Zhang (Summer 2018)  Honour's Thesis Student

Andrea Smith (2017 - 2018) Honour's Thesis Student

Arina Prakash (2017 - 2018) Honour's Thesis Student

Jocelyn Bonti-Ankomah (2017 - 2018) Honour's Thesis Student

Catherine Copley (Summer 2017) DSRI Student

Mariam Elsawy (Summer 2017) DSRI Student

GROUP LAB PICTURES

Graduation 2019
A swarm of Bruin Lab ladies graduated this year!
Erin's defence! May 2019
Research Day 2019
Xmas Party 2018
Summer pizza party, May 2018
Escape room, Nov 2017
Lab picnic, August 2017
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