Diamandis Lab II
Our research team consists of a highly motivated group of post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate trainees with an interest in neurosciences. Trainees are encouraged to acquire a  foundational knowledge of neuroanatomy, neurobiology, neuro-oncology and neurodevelopment. We also stress a familiarization and novel application of contemporary molecular techniques in these fields including mass-spectrometry-based proteomics, artificial intelligence and tissue bioengineering.
Our Team

Dr. Phedias Diamandis, MD, PhD, Scientist, Neuropathologist

Donna DeFrancesco, Administration Lead

Dr. Ugljesa Djuric, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow / Research & Development Lead

Dr. Mike Papaioannou, PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow

Sofia Melliou, Graduate Student (PhD Candidate)

Brian Lam, MSc, Graduate Student (PhD Candidate)

Adil Roohi, Graduate Student (MSc Candidate)

Kevin Faust, Computer Scientist, Intern, Undergraduate Student

Dr. Emiline Leroux, MD, Graduate Student (MSc Candidate), University of Tours

Okty Abbasi Borhani, Technician

Kristina Valkanas, Volunteer

Kevin Sangster, Undergraduate Student / Volunteer

Jessica Malcolm, B.A.Sc. (Chemical Engineering), Volunteer

Clare Fiala, Volunteer

Rifat Sajid, Volunteer

Richard Yin, Volunteer

Oumeng Yuan, Volunteer

Jennie Yao, Volunteer

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Past Members/Alumni:
Stefan Jevtic (4th Year LMP Project Student, 2016-2017) - Currently: Medical Student, McMaster University
Sudarnshan Bala (Research Technician, 2017-2018) - Currently: Medical Student, McMaster University
Kartikay Goyle (4th Year Undergraduate Research Student, 2017-2019) - Currently: Machine Learning Engineer, Yaar

Dominick Han (4th Year Undergraduate Summer/Senior Project Student, 2017-2019) - Currently: Software Engineer, Amazon

Quin Xie (Volunteer / 4th Year LMP Project Student, 2017-2019) - Currently: Graduate Student, Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto

Jennifer Kao (MSc Graduate Student, 2017-2019) - Currently: MD/PhD Student, University of Toronto

Alessia Portante (Volunteer, 2018-2019) - Currently: Graduate Student, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Randy Van Ommeren (Volunteer, 2018-2019) - Currently: Graduate Student, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Karl Grenier (Volunteer, 2018-2019) - Currently: Pathology Resident, McGill University 

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Positions Available

We are currently looking to add highly motivated and accomplished individuals with bioinformatics and programming expertise. Talented graphic designers are also encouraged to apply for positions. Please contact us for further details.