Find below the Principal Investigators supporting the TOG group as well as the trainees involved. If you have any questions on a particular type of analysis, click the team member's profile for their directory contact information.

Interested in joining our Council? TOG always welcomes enthusiastic trainees - email us!

Faculty and Staff Support

Dr. Megan Levings

Principal Investigator/Project Manager

Investigator, BC Children's Hospital
Childhood Diseases Research Theme Lead

Jeffrey Helm

Theme Research Manager
Childhood Diseases


Chen Li

Research Coordinator
Childhood Diseases


Trainee 'Omics Group Council

Abisola Kehinde


PhD Candidate, Parker Lab
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Research Theme - Healthy Starts

Jiyoung Han

Workshop Director

PhD Student, Robinson Lab
Placental histone modifications
Research Theme - Healthy Starts

Erick Navarro

Seminar Series Lead

PhD student, Korthauer and Kobor labs
Gene-environment interaction and early life Epigenetics
Research theme- Healthy starts

Erin Tanaka

Digital Director

PhD Student, Klein Geltink Lab
Research Theme - Childhood Diseases

Zoe Lofft

Teaching Assistant

PhD Student, Devlin Lab
Epigenetics & Fetal Programming Research
Research Theme - Healthy Starts

 Lina Jenane

Teaching Assistant

Masters Student, Lange Lab
Pediatric oncology proteomics
Research Theme - Childhood Diseases

Dollina Dodani

Teaching Assistant

PhD student, Talhouk Lab
Vaginal microbiome and gynaecological cancers
Research theme - biomarker discovery 

Lea Separovic

Executive Member

MSc Student, Gadermann and Kobor Labs
Social Epigenetics and Mental Health
Research Theme - Healthy Starts

Nikita Telkar

Executive Member

PhD Candidate, Robinson and Wan Lam Labs
Small RNAs in placental gene regulation
Research Theme - Healthy Starts

William (Will) Casazza

Executive Member

PhD Student, Mostafavi and Dennis Labs
Statistics and machine learning in QTL analysis
Research Theme - Healthy Starts

Join our team!

The Trainee 'Omics Group is always looking for motivated new members from both the dry lab and wet lab with varying levels of expertise! If you are interested in joining our core team and helping coordinate our bioinformatics events and initiatives, or in tutoring a data analysis workshop, click the button below to go to our Contact page and send us a message!

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