People
























Fernandez-Gonzalez lab, June 2017




rodrigo fernandez-gonzalez

Rodrigo Fernandez-Gonzalez
Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Quantitative Cell Biology and Morphogenesis
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Cell and Systems Biology
Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research

Ph.D. Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley and San Francisco

Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Interests: sushi, marathons, quantification

rodrigo.fernandez.gonzalez AT utoronto.ca





teresa zulueta-coarasa

Teresa Zulueta-Coarasa
Ph.D. Candidate
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering, University of Navarre, Spain

Hometown: Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
Interests: vinyl records, terrariums, 
contractile structures

teresa.zulueta AT utoronto.ca







miranda hunter

Miranda Hunter
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Cell and Systems Biology

B.Sc. Anatomy and Cell Biology, McGill University 

Hometown: London, Ontario, Canada
Interests: cycling, emojis, endocytosis

miranda.hunter AT mail.utoronto.ca





anna kobb

Anna Kobb
Ph.D. Candidate
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

B.Sc. Bioengineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Hometown: Woodward, Pennsylvania, USA
Interests: dog fashion, trail running, 
actin regulators

anna.kobb AT mail.utoronto.ca







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Jessica Yu
Ph.D. Candidate
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

B.Sc. Marine Biology and Music, University of British Columbia
Diploma of Technology, Biomedical Engineering, British Columbia Institute of Technology

Hometown: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Interests: Sailor Moon, pastry, convergent extension

jessicac.yu AT mail.utoronto.ca




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Chris McFaul 
M.D./Ph.D. Candidate
Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (co-supervised by Prof. Chris Yip)

B.Sc. Physiology and Physics, McGill University

Hometown: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Interests: 3D printing, gardening, cardiogenesis

christopher.mcfaul AT mail.utoronto.ca





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Negar Balaghi
Undergraduate/PEY intern
Engineering Science (Biomedical Systems Engineering)

Hometown: Tehran, Iran
Interests: graphic novels, knitting, cardiac wound healing

negar.balaghi AT mail.utoronto.ca






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Bingruo (Betty) Liu
Undergraduate
Engineering Science (Biomedical Systems Engineering)

Hometown: Changsha, Hunan, China and Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Interests: photography, jigsaw puzzles, hypoxia

bingruo.liu AT mail.utoronto.ca







Alumni

Graduate students

Michael Wang, M.ASc Biomedical Engineering, 2016
Current position: Ph.D. student, Computational Biology, Cornell University

Hester van Dorst, visiting M.Sc. student, Utrecht University, 2016
Current position: research associate, Aduro Biotech Europe


Undergraduates

Colin Tong, work study, undergraduate thesis, and research associate 2015 - 2017 
Current position: head of engineering, Insig Corporation

Vicky Zhang, undergraduate thesis 2016 - 2017
Current position: graduate student, Biostatistics, University of Toronto

Vyshnavi Kommu, summer student and undergraduate thesis  2016 - 2017
Current position: graduate student, Translational Research Program, University of Toronto

Danielle Hayes, work study, summer student, undergraduate thesis and research associate 2012 - 2015 
Current position: research assistant, McMaster University

Angeline Yasodhara, work study and summer student 2014 - 2015 
Current position: undergraduate, University of Toronto

Alina Naramzoiu, work study 2014
Current position: undergraduate, University of Toronto

Rachel Lanning, work study and undergraduate thesis 2013 - 2014
Current position: reimbursement analyst, Jansen Inc.

Eun Lee, work study and undergraduate thesis 2012 - 2014
Current position: graduate student, Applied Immunology, 
University of Toronto/The Hospital for Sick Children

Spencer Hu, undergraduate thesis 2012 - 2013
Current position: medical student, Western University

Katie Goodwin, undergraduate thesis 2012 - 2013
Current position: Ph.D. student, Quantitative and Computational Biology, Princeton University

Bosco Leung, work study 2012 - 2013
Current position: graduate student, Physiology, University of Toronto/The Hospital for Sick Children

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