The Lab

Morgan Fullerton
Principal Investigator

Education

BSc and PhD- University of Guelph

Postdoctoral Fellowship- McMaster University

Research Interests

Mechanisms underlying metabolic disease- interplay between lipid metabolism and inflammation

Favourite Movie?

How to Train Your Dragon (1, 2 and 3)- Formerly The Secret of NIMH

Favourite Karaoke Song?

Ants Marching- Dave Matthews Band

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Edward Norton

Nicholas  LeBlond
PhD Candidate

Education 

BSc at Trent University

Research Interests

The effect of AMPK on cholesterol homeostasis and autophagy

Favourite Movie?

Gremlins

Favourite Karaoke Song?

One Week - Barenaked Ladies

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Neil Patrick Harris

Julia Nunes
PhD Candidate

Education 

BSc at the University of Ottawa

Research Interests

The role and regulation of cholesterol metabolism in fatty liver disease

Favourite Movie?

Shutter

Favourite Karaoke Song?

Across the Universe - The Beatles 

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Courtney Cox

Conor O'Dwyer
Technician

Education 

Advanced Diploma- Biotechnology, Algonquin College

Research Interests

AMPK & other drug targets for type 2 diabetes

Favourite Movie?

Forrest Gump

Favourite Karaoke Song?

Roxanne- The Police

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Colin Farrell

Peyman Ghorbani
Postdoctoral Fellow

Education 

BSc- University of Ottawa

MSc- University of Toronto

PhD- Hannover Medical School, Germany

Research Interests

The regulation of immune responses by diet and metabolic factors

Favourite Movie?

Gerry

Favourite Karaoke Song?

Aesop Rock - The Harbour is Yours

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Oscar Isaac

Tyler Smith
MSc Student

Education 

Undergraduate Translational and Molecular Medicine student,  University of Ottawa

Research Interests

Immunometabolism

Favourite Movie?

Lord of the Rings

Favourite Karaoke Song?

Chicken Fried – Zac Brown Band

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Colin Hanks

Ciara Pember
MSc Student

Education 

BSc at Brock University

Research Interests

Choline in metabolism

Favourite Movie?

 King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Favourite Karaoke Song?

Stay Stay Stay- Taylor Swift

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

‚ÄčKatherine McNamara

Sabrin Sanjana
TMM Rotation Student

Education 

BSc, Hons. Translational and Molecular Medicine student, University of Ottawa

Research Interests

Nanoparticles, metabolic diseases, immunology

Favourite Movie?

Interstellar

Favourite Karaoke Song?

The Proclaimers- I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)

What actor would play you in a movie about your life?

Freida Pinto