Meet The Team

Principal Investigator

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Farah Sheikh

Professor of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Post-doctoral Fellow

Education

B.S. in Biological Science, Zhejiang Chinese Medical University

Ph.D. in Neurobiology, Zhejiang University

Awards and Honors: 

2017: Poster Presentation Award, Alternative Muscle Club

2018: Poster Presentation Award, Alternative Muscle Club

2018-2020: American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship

Jing Zhang

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Post-doctoral Fellow

Education:

M.B.B.S. in Medicine, Taishan Medical University

B.A. in English/Language Arts Teacher Education, Taishan Medical University 

M.Sc in Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba

Ph.D. in Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba

Awards and Honors: 

2014: Edwin Kroeger Award for Excellence in Cellular Physiology

2015: Research Manitoba Studentship Award

2016: Have a Heart Bursary Program

Jie Wang

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Post-doctoral Fellow

Education:

B.S. in Bioengineering, Yamagata University

Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Yamagata University

Awards and Honors: 

2015: The Shimemura Young Author Prize Award

2015: QE Best Presentation Award

Kyohei Fujita

Erika Gutierrez Lara

Post-doctoral Fellow

Education:

Pharmacist degree: Pharmacy Faculty, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos (UAEM)

M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacy Faculty, Autonomous University of the State of Morelos (UAEM), with mention honorific

Ph.D. in Neuropharmacology, Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV)

Awards and Honors: 

2018: Newton International Fellowship, from the Royal Society and AMS

Undergraduate Students

Lab Assistant

Education:

B.S. Human Biology Candidate, UC San Diego


Charlize Duron

Volunteer Research Assistant

Education:

B.S. Human Biology Candidate, UC San Diego


Lena Nguyen

Volunteer Research Assistant

Education:

B.S. Human Biology Candidate, UC San Diego


Jessica Jiang

Lab Personnel

Lab Assistant

Education:

B.S. in Human Biology, UC San Diego


Aryanne Do