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Principal Investigator

Robert H.E. Hudson, MCIC
Professor
Appointed to the Department of Chemistry,
and the Department of Biochemistry
Chemistry Building Room, Office 219A
Laboratories 200, 201, 202

Phone: (519) 661-2111 Ext 86349
Fax: (519) 661-3022
NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech, 1995-1997
Ph.D., University of Toronto, Prof. M.J. Damha
M.Sc., University of Toronto, Prof. A.J. Poe
B.Sc., University of Toronto

Visiting Professor


Professor Yoshio Saito
Nihon University

Laboratory 202, Office 021
Postdoctoral Fellows  

 

Dr. Sung Ju Cho


Laboratory 202

Project: PET molecular imaging of epigenetic changes  

Graduate Students


David Gyeongsu Park, Ph.D. candidate, September 2015
 
Laboratory 201

Thesis: Base Modified PNAs
  Atefeh Rouhi, M.Sc. candidate, September 2015
 
Laboratory 200

Thesis: Base Modified NTPs  
  Timothy Martin-Chan, M.Sc. candidate, September 2016

Laboratory 201

Project:  Pseudocomplementary PNAs
Undergraduate/Summer Students
  Anastasiya Vinokurtseva, NSERC USRA

Laboratory 202

Project:  5-Alkenyl-2'-deoxyuridines
  Mason Hermann, AMBI awardee

Laboratory 201

Project:  6,7-disubstituted pyrrolocytidines
   
Volunteers/Work Study Students
   


Alumni - Visiting Professors (Sabbatical)


Prof. Ibrahim Abdou, 2011 UAE University
Prof. Abbasali Esmaeili, 2009 Associate Professor, Birjand University, Iran
   
Alumni - Post Doctoral Fellows


Dr. Mykhaylo Goncharenko,  2001-2003  Research Scientist, Arizona State University, 2014-
Research Associate with McMaster University:
- Thrombosis & Atherosclerosis Res. Inst. (TaARI) 2007-2014
- Department of Chemistry, 2005-2007
Research Scientist, Naeja Pharmaceuticals, 2003-2005
Dr Mojmir Suchy, 2006-2015 Research Associate, UofOttawa
   
Alumni - Visiting Scientists
   
Arash Ghorbani Choghamarani, 2005-2006 Ph.D. student from Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran. Currently faculty at Ilam University, Iran.
Yuhong Liu, 2000-2001, China Scholarship Council  Ph.D. completed at UWO (Konermann Group)
Research Technician with Merck Frosst Canada


Alumni - Graduate Students
   
Xiaoxiao (Rachael) Wang, Ph.D., 2017  
Augusto Matarazzo, Ph.D., 2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Mars Institute, Toronto.
Melissa Lewis, Ph.D. 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, Mars Institute, Toronto.
Mark Milne, Ph.D., 2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Southwestern Medical School, Texas, completed.
Christie Ettles, M.Sc., 2013 Editor, RSC (part time)
Kirby Chicas, M.Sc., 2013 Research Consultant, Transonic Systems Inc.
McKenry Charles, M.Sc., 2012 Ontario Provincial Police
Andre St. Amant, M.Sc., 2011 Research Technician at the LRCC with Prof. Len Luyt.
Graduate Student, UC Santa Barbara
Mohamed Moustafa, Ph.D. 2011 Faculty (Egypt)
David Dodd, Ph.D., 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Dallas Southwestern Medical School
with Professor David Corey
Filip Wojciechowski, Ph.D., 2009 Research Scientist GL Chem Tech, Oakville, ON, Canada
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bern with Prof. Christian Leumann
Marie Curie Fellowship Awardee
NSERC PDF Awardee
Alexander Von Humboldt (Germany) Awardee
Andrew Dambenieks, M.Sc., 2006 Ph.D., U of Victoria
Joanne Moszynski, M.Sc., 2006 Ph.D., U of Victoria
Joe Tse, Ph.D., 2004 Completed Teacher's college, U of Toronto (2005)
Pharmacy, U of Toronto
Professional Pharmacist
Yuhong Liu, M.Sc., 2004 Ph.D., UWO
PDF Scientist, Merck & Co.
Nancy McCourt, M.Sc., 2004 Medicinal Chemist, Albany Molecular Research Inc.
Russell Viirre, Ph.D., 2003 NSERC PDF, U of Toronto (2004-2006)
Assistant Professor, Ryerson University (Jan. 2006)
Associate Professor, Ryerson, Jul. 2010
Anna Kaminski, M.Sc., 2000 Scientist, GenPharm
Ge Li, M.Sc., 2000 Scientific Evaluation Officer, Health Canada


Alumni, Undergraduates - Thesis Students
   
Santiago Giron, 2016 Graduate
Amer El-Samman, 2016 Graduate
Yimin Liang, 2016 Graduate
Serina Fossett, 2015 Graduate
Simona Milijanc, 2015 Graduate, pursuing Pharmacy School
Mathew Piotrowski, 2014, joint with Prof. Kerr M.Sc., UWO
Justin Brow, 2014 Graduate
Dan Chong, 2014 Graduate
Samraat Paul,2013 Joint with Prof. Wisner Optometry School, USA
Gyeongsu (David) Park, 2013 Graduate
Adam Elmehriki, 2012 Graduate Student, McGill University
Alisha Greer, 2012 Medical School
Kelly Firth, 2012 Scholar's Elective Project Internship year in Chemistry
Adam Elmehriki, 2011 Scholar's Elective Project undergraduate
Kelly Firth, 2011 Scholar's Elective Project undergraduate
Mahmoud Sharawy, 2011 graduate student, UWO
Adam Elmehriki, 2010 Scholar's Elective Project undergraduate
Kirby Chicas, 2010 graduate student, UWO
Leslie Bean, 2010 Labatt Breweries, London
Matt Lafreniere, 2010 graduate student, U Ottawa
Andrea Wasileski, 2009 (Joint with Prof. Ding) Medical School (Poland)
Jacqueline Schulman, 2009 Ph.D. candidate, U of Toronto
Andre St. Amant, summer 2009 M.Sc. completed, UWO
Chris Engbers, 2008 Pharmacy, U of Waterloo
Kalen Swanick, 2007 (Joint with Prof. Jones) M.Sc. candidate, UWO
Anthony Pianosi, 2007 M.Sc. candidate, U of Ottawa
Erynn Ozarko, 2005 (Joint with Prof. Jones) Nursing, UVic
Martin Valvano, 2005 unknown
Andrew Wallman, 2004 Teacher's College, UWO
Jennifer Hickey, 2004 Ph.D. candidate, UWO
Courtney Foster, 2004 unknown
Rick Leighton, 2003 unknown
Andrew Dambenieks, 2003 Ph.D. candidate, U of Victoria
Paul Rupar, 2003 Ph.D. candidate, UWO
McKenry Charles, 2002 M.Sc. candidate, UWO
Filip Wojciechowski, 2002 Ph.D. candidate, UWO
Kwesi Kwofie, 2001 Medical School, U of Ottawa
Kenrick Vassall, 2001 M.Sc., Wilfred Laurier University
Trevor Viirre, 2001 Culinary School, Stratford
Alexandra Stefan, 2000 Medical School, U of Toronto
Dat Le, 2000 unknown
Charan Donkor, 2000 unknown
J.P. Desaulniers, 1999 Ph.D., Wayne State University; Assistant Prof., UOIT
Tsahayae Maekebay, 1999 unknown
Emily Chung, 1998 Ph.D., UBC
Craig Orieux, 1998 Teacher's College
Sean Simpson, 1998 unknown
Peter Nguyen, 1997 Engineering, UWO
Joseph Tse, 1997 Ph.D., UWO, Teachers College, Pharmacy
Russell Viirre, 1997 Ph.D., UWO
David Ward, 1997 Teacher's College


Alumni, Undergraduates - Summer Students
   
Anastasiya Vinokurtseva, summer 2016 AMBI undergraduate at UWO
Meredith Allen, summer 2016 NSERC USRA graduate student, U of Ottawa
Timothy Martin-Chan, summer 2016 NSERC USRA graduate student, UWO
Boyang Qiu, NSERC USRA 2015  
Adam Elmehriki, summer 2013 graduate student, McGill U
Adam Elmehriki, summer 2012 CAMBR graduate student, McGill U
Kirby Chicas, summer 2011 graduate student, UWO
Adam Elmehriki, summer 2011 BUSRP Undergraduate at UWO
Amanda Young, summer 2009 NSERC USRA U of Ottawa, Medical School
Andre St. Amant, 2007  NSERC USRA Undergraduate at UWO
Michael Trevail, 2006 NSERC USRA Joint with Professor Jones Undergraduate at UWO,
Medical School, U of Ottawa
Andrew Wallman, 2005 Teacher's College, UWO
Ryan Dobbs, 2005 NSERC USRA Medical School, UWO
Mike Nieradko, 2005 NSERC USRA M.Sc., UWO
Andrew Wallman, 2004 Teacher's College, UWO
Andrew Wallman, 2003, NSERC USRA Teacher's College, UWO
Andrew Dambenieks, 2003, NSERC USRA Ph.D. candidate, UWO
Smita Chackungal, 2003, NSERC USRA Medical School, UWO
Thanh Ngu, 2003, NSERC USRA Ph.D. candidate, UWO
McKenry Charles, 2003 M.Sc. candidate, UWO
Filip Wojciechowski, 2003 Ph.D. candidate, UWO
Kwesi Kwofie, 2001, NSERC USRA  Medical School, U of Ottawa
Kiran Atwal, 2001, NSERC USRA Dentistry, UWO
Alexandra Stefan, 2001 Medical School, U of Toronto
Alexandra Stefan, 2000, NSERC USRA Medical School, U of Toronto
Jennifer Horton, 2000, visitor from Mount Allison University Unknown
Kwesi Kwofie, 2000 Medical School, U of Ottawa
Arienne King, 1999, visitor from Mount Allison University Ph.D. candidate, McMaster University
David Ward, 1998 Teacher's College, UWO
Emily Chung, 1998 Ph.D. candidate, UBC


Alumni, Undergraduates - Work/Study Students  


Paul Comartin, 2005 Professional model
Andrew Wallman, 2005 Teacher's College, UWO
Andrew Wallman, 2003 Teacher's College, UWO
Borna Nabaie, 1999 enrolled in business studies
   
Alumni, Undergraduates - Volunteer Students
 
Anastasiya Vinokurtseva, spring 2016   
Valerie Yau,  2015-2016   
Janice Chu, summer 2015  
Allen Li, summer 2015  
Gyeongsu (David) Park, 2014-15 Graduate
Alison Upsdell, 2014 Graduate student, Queens University 
Joey Lee, 2012-13, 2014-15 Graduate
Krista Chau, 2012-13 Graduate
Doowon Jo, 2012 Graduate student, UWO

 

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