Principal Investigator Dr. Angela M. Crawley, Ph.D. Scientist, OHRI
Dr. Crawley has been with the Chronic Diseases Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute since April 2012. In addition to being a Scientist with the OHRI, she is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa and an Adjust Professor at Carleton University, where she teaches immunology at the undergraduate, graduate and medical school levels. She teaches these courses in both English and French. Dr. Crawley has earned 2 salary awards: a CIHR New Investigator Award and an Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Junior Investigator Development Award. Her research is funded by the OHTN, Canadian Foundation of AIDS Research and the J.P. Bickell Medical Research Foundation.
Dr. Crawley received a B.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec (Canada) in 1999. In 2004 she completed a Ph.D. in Immunology with Dr. Bruce N. Wilkie in the Dept. of Pathobiology at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (Guelph, Ontario, Canada). Dr. Crawley then trained as a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Jonathan B. Angel’s laboratory at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and published 10 peer-reviewed scientific research and review articles on the immunopathogenesis of HIV infection. Dr. Crawley was funded by an Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Fellowship award and awarded a University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine Postdoctoral Award of Excellence (2007).
Katrina Jorritsma MSc Candidate MSc Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa HBSc Health Science, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2021 September 2021 - Present
David Lawton MSc Candidate MSc Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa BSc Microbiology with Distinction, University of Guelph, 2020 Investigating the role of macrophage subset dysfunction in chronic liver disease. September 2020 - Present
Jiafeng (Jeff) Li PhD Candidate, CanHepC Trainee Scholarship Recipient 2021 - Present PhD Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa BSc Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University, 2019 Investigating CD8+ T cell activation and related pathways in advanced liver disease, with particular interest in Hedgehog signalling and cell cycle control. Outside of research, Jeff is interested in philosophy and computer science. He also likes fishing and boating, and is a big transit enthusiast. Successful MSc to PhD transfer, September 2021 September 2019 - Present
Jood Madani MSc Candidate MSc Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa
Janna Mohamed Summer Research Student & Honours Student HBSc Translational Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa Investigating CD8+ T-cell dysfunction in NAFLD affected individuals May 2021 - Present
Dr. Agatha Vranjkovic, PhD Research Associate PhD Biochemistry (Microbiology & Immunology), University of Ottawa BSc Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University, 1999 May 2017 - Present
Cameron Bosveld Jr. Research Technician HBSc Biology & Biotechnology, Carleton University, 2021 September 2020 - Present
Frederic St-Denis-Bissonnette Jr. Research Technician - Langlois/Crawley Labs MSc Candidate MSc Biochemistry, Health Canada & University of Ottawa BSc Biochemistry (Microbiology & Immunology), University of Ottawa, 2021 I intend to do research in the field of regenerative medicine in order to contribute to the rise of scientific discoveries for the ultimate purpose of helping people. October 2020 - Present
Kiera Levesque Summer CO-OP & Honours Student HBSc Biomedical Science, University of Ottawa Investigating the role of apoptosis in CD8+ T cells in advanced liver fibrosis. September 2020 - August 2021
Felicia Deonarine MSc, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa, 2017 HBSc Biology and Biotechnology, (Carleton University, Ottawa, ON) Sept 2015 - Aug 2017
Dr. Nathalie Grun, PhD Post Doc Fellow, OHRI BSc, Biomedicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Sweden MSc, Infectious Disease Control, Sodertorn University, Stockholm, Sweden PhD, Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Galostiftelsen's Scholarship for Higher Studies Abroad 2016 September 2016-June 2017
Faria Ahmed MSc, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa, 2017 HBSc Biochemistry & Biotechnology (North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh) Canadian Network on Hepatitis C Trainee Award & Scholarship (2016-2017) University of Ottawa Excellence Scholarship (2016-2017) Sept 2015 - Aug 2017
Sarwat Tahsin Khan HBSc Biochemistry (Microbiology & Immunology), University of Ottawa, 2016 Co-op/Honours Student Two-time recipient of the NCRTP-Hep C/CanHepC Summer Student Scholarship (2015, 2016) May 2015 - August 2016
Faith Mottahedi Summer Student BSc Health Sciences, University of Ottawa May 2016 - August 2016
Dr. Paula Molinari, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, OHRI Sept 2015 - Feb 2016
Stephanie Burke Schinkel MSc Microbiology & Immunology, University of Ottawa, 2015 Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship 2013-2015 Currently: Lab Technician, Angel Lab, OHRI.
Julie Matte HBSc Biochemistry (Microbiology & Immunology), University of Ottawa, 2015 2014-2015
Winston Karges HBSc Biochemistry (Microbiology & Immunology), University of Ottawa, 2015 NCRTP-Hep C Scholarship 2014-2015
Andrea Ibrahim HBSc Biochemistry (Microbiology & Immunology), University of Ottawa, 2014 2013-2014
Carolyne Moussa BSc. (Co-op), University of Ottawa 2012
Aditya Mohan High school volunteer IB Diploma Program, Colonely By Secondary School 2013-2015