Lodyga Monika

 Monika Lodyga 

Position: Senior Research Associate. 

Project: Running the Hinz lab together with Donna and leading the "Inflammation Group" in the Hinz lab to higher grounds..

Education: PhD, University of Toronto. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Keenan Research Centre/Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital.  

 

  

Son Donna 02

 Dong Ok (Donna) Son 

Position: Senior Research Associate. 

Project: Running the lab together with Monika and investigating the therapeutic potential of mechanically educated mesenchymal stromal cells. 

Education: PhD in Applied Biochemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan.

 

   

 

 Pardis Pakshir  Pakshir Pardis

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow. 

Project: The junctions formed between inflammatory and fibroblastic cells in fibrosis.

Education: PhD, University of Toronto.

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Schuster Ronen

 Ronen Schuster 

Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Project: Myofibroblast-Macrophage Communications.

Education: PhD from Ben Gurion University of the Negev 

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 Nina Noskovicova   NinaN

Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Project: Pro-fibrotic signalling pathways in implant fibrosis

Education: PhD from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen.

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 Fereshteh Younesi   Fereshteh_Younesi

Position: PhD candidate

Project: Myofibroblast mechanical memory

Education: MSc from the Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany and Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, Tabriz, Iran 

 

 

 

 

 Maya Ezzo   Maya_Ezzo

Position: PhD candidate

Project: Macrophage-Myofibroblast communication

Education: MSc from Université de Paris Descartes and the École Nationale Superieure des Arts et Métiers ParisTech (France) 

 

 

 

 

  HONORARY HINZ LAB MEMBERS  

 

 Brian Wu   Wu_Brian

Position: Honorary LTRR member and PhD candidate of Dr. Mohit Kapoor

Project: Ephrins and myofibroblasts

Education: to be provided soon 

 

 

 

 

 

 Justin Cowen  Cowen_Justin

Position: Honorary LTRR member and PhD candidate of Dr. Robert Rottapel 

Project: Rho GTPases and stiffness sensing

Education: to be provided soon 

 

 

 

 

 

  THE CAMiLoD TEAM  

 

Firmino Joao

 Joao Pedro Bronze de Firmino 

Position: CAMiLoD manager (not HinzLab)

Project: Collaborative Advanced Microscopy Laboratories of Dentistry

Education: PhD from Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics and the Technische Universitaet Dresden

Link to CAMiLoD: click here.

  

 

Dhaarmini

 Dhaarmini Rajshankar 

Position:  CAMiLoD manager  (not HinzLab)

Project: The Collaborative Advanced Microscopy Laboratories of Dentistry

Education: MSc University of Toronto

Link to CAMiLoD: click here.

  

 

ALUMNI HINZ LAB MEMBERS

Masters Students 


 

  

Gribi Sandra        Hume Stephanie   
  Gyu-Tae Kim   Trong Shen  
  (09/16 - 03/19)   (01/17 - 01/19)  
         


 


  

Gribi Sandra        Hume Stephanie   
  Sandra Gribi   Stephanie Hume  
  (09/13 - 08/14)   (09/12 - 08/14)  
         


  
Li Chen        Cambridge Elizabeth   
  Chen Xi Li   Elizabeth Cambridge  
  (02/12 - 01/14)   (01/12 - 12/13)  
         


  
Kwon Yong        Chau Grace   
  Yong Gyun Kwon   Grace Chau  
  (09/10 - 08/12)   (01/10 - 12/11)  
         


  
Goffin Jerome        Follonier Lysianne   
  Jerome Goffin   Lysianne Follonier  
  (2004)   (2005)  
         


  
Garonna Adriano        Braunecker Julia   
  Adriano Garonna   Julia Braunecker  
  (2007)   (2003)  
         


  
Rast Barbara       
  Barbara Rast      
  (2003)      
         

 

 PhD Students

  Pardis Pakshir
  
Talele Nilesh       Klingberg Franco  
  Pardis Pakshir   Nilesh Talele   Franco Klingberg  
  (09/14 - 09/18)   (04/10 - 07/15)   (03/10 - 04/14)  
             


  
Follonier Lysianne       Majd Hicham   
  Lysianne Follonier   Hicham Majd  
  (01/06 - 05/10)   (04/05 - 07/08)  
         


  
Wipff Pierre-Jean       Pittet Philippe  
  Pierre-Jean Wipff   Philippe Pittet  
  (05/04 - 06/08)   (09/03 - 01/08)  

 

Postdoctoral Fellows (PhD) 

 

  Deboki Naskar   Henna Karvonen   Marielle Walraven  
    Deboki Naskar   Henna Karvonen   Marielle Walraven  
  (07/18 - 12/18)   (09/15 - 08/18)   (09/16 - 02/19)  
             

  
Shafieyan Yousef  
  Yousef Shafieyan  
  (12/14 - 12/16)
   

  
VanPutten Sander   Sarvothaman Mahesh  
  Sander van Putten   Mahesh Sarvothaman  
  (09/14 - 08/15)   (08/14 - 08/15)  
         


  
Zimina Elena    Sarrazy Vincent   
  Elena Zimina   Vincent Sarrazy  
  (01/11 - 06/14)   (01/11 - 01/13)  
         


  
Godbout Charles    Follonier Lysianne  
  Charles Godbout   Lysianne Follonier  
  (05/09 - 01/13)   (09/09 - 10/11)  
         


  
Balestrini Jenna       Buscemi Lara   
  Jenna Balestrini   Lara Buscemi  
  (09/09 - 10/11)   (06/07 - 06/11)  
         

 

Research Associates, Research Assistants and Technicians  

  Michelle Im
  
Stellar Resized 2       Koehler Anne  
  Michelle Im   Stellar Boo   Anne Koehler  
  Research Assistant   Chief Technician   Lab Manager  
  (05/18 – 07/19)   (10/13- 12/17)    (04/09 - 05/17)   

  
MacLean Jessica       Green Alice
  Jessica McLean   Alice Green
  Research Assistant   Research Assistant
  (05/14 - 04/15)   (11/13 - 09/14)


  
Pakshir Pardis       Tsai Michael
  Pardis Pakshir   Michael Tsai
  Research Assistant   Research Assistant
  (03/13 - 06/13)   (10/10 - 05/11)


  
Chow Melissa       Smith-Clerc Josiane
  Melissa Chow   Josiane Smith-Clerc
  Chief Technician   Chief Technician
  (06/11 - 09/13)    (06/02 - 06/08) 

 

 Clinical Fellows



  
Pietramaggiori Giorgio       Modarressi Ali
  Giorgio Pietramaggiori   Ali Modarressi
  (09/07 - 02/09)   (09/06 - 09/08)
       


  
            
  Enrico Vigato   Simone Tame  
  (09/07 - 02/09)   (09/06 - 09/08)  
         

 

Summer/Project Students 

will be updated soon:

Jennifer Guo (05/19-08/19)

Melanie Kiebalo (05/19-08/19)

Olasope Edwards (05/18-04/19)

Kristina Bei (05/18-04/19)

Melanie Kiebalo (05/18-08/18)

Paul Wu (05/18-08/18)

Akosua Vilaysane (05/17-08/17)

 


  
Wong Boaz       Kim Kyu  
  Boaz Wong   Gyu-Tae (Kyu) Kim  
  (05/16 - 08/16)   (09/15 - 08/16)  
         


  
Steeves Josee       Yap Denise   
  Josée Steeves   Denise Yap  
  (09/15 - 08/16)   (05/15 - 09/15)  
         


  
Lnadman Erin       Jang Jingbo  
  Erin Landman   Jingbo Jang  
  (05/15 - 09/15)   (05/14 - 09/14)  
         


  
Bertucci Virginia       Guo Suzette   
  Virginia Bertucci   Suzette Guo  
  (05/14 - 09/14)   (05/13 - 09/13)  
         

  
Huang Carlos       Shnier Stefani  
  Carlos Huang   Stefani Shnier  
  (05/12 - 09/12)   (05/12 - 09/12)  
         


  
Smith Eric       Hume Stephanie   
  Eric Smith   Stephanie Hume  
  (05/11 - 09/11)   (05/11 - 09/11)  
         


  
Kwon Mike       Tsai Michael  
  Mike Kwon   Michael Tsai  
  (05/10 - 09/10)   (05/10 - 09/10)  
         


  
Kwon Yong       Chau Grace   
  YongGyun Kwon   Grace Chau  
  (05/10 - 09/10)   (12/09 - 08/10)  
         


  
Spielmann Thiemo       Garonna Adriano  
  Thiemo Spielmann   Adriano Garonna  
  (09/07 - 02/08)   (09/05 - 02/06)  
         


  
Hafner Marc       Friedrich Michael   
  Marc Hafner   Michael Friedrich  
  (09/05 - 06/06)   (09/05 - 02/06)  
         


  
Truan Daphne       Wilenegger Lisa  
  Daphne Truan   Lisa Willenegger  
  (09/04 - 06/05)   (09/04 - 06/05)  
         


  
Follonier Lysianne       Goffin Jerome   
  Lysianne Follonier   Jérôme Goffin  
  (09/03 - 02/04)   (02/03 - 06/03)  
         


  
           
  Wenxuan Qiu   Mitesh Jani  
  (05/14 - 09/14)   (05/14 - 09/14)  
         


  
            
  Anna Wong   Datta Goolaub  
  (05/13 - 09/13)   (09/10 - 08/11)  
         



  
           
  Gloria Low   Annick Hoffmann  
  (08/09 - 04/10)   (09/07 - 02/08)  
         


  
            
  Adil Bouhmad   Stéphanie Pascarella  
  (09/06 - 02/07)   (02/05 - 06/05)  
         


  
           
  Abdelhamid Benattalah   Julien Besson  
  (09/03 - 02/04)   (09/03 - 02/04)  
         

 

Visiting Scientists / Exchange Students 

will be updated soon:

Charlotte Geck (08/19-01/20)

Felix Schmidt (10/19-12/19)

Gilbert Pecoraro (02/19-07/19)

Sindhu Kr (01/18-03/18)

 

  Blaikley John resized
  John Blaikley
  Visiting Scientist
  University of Manchester
  United Kingdom
  2017
  Jetter Nina Resized
  Nina Jeffter 
  BSc
  Reutlingen University
  Germany
  2017
  Fecht Leonie Resized
  Leonie Fecht 
  BSC
  Reutlingen University
  Germany
  2017
  Broder Claudia
  Claudia Broder
  Visting Post-Doc
  University of Kiel
  Germany
  2014
  Becker Kerstin
  Kerstin Becker 
  PhD Exchange 
  University of Cologne
  Germany
  2013
  Rother Marcel
   Marcel Rother
   BSc
  University of Würzburg
   Germany 
  2013
  Curado Filipa
   Filipa Curado
   PhD Exchange
   University of Bordeaux 
   France
  2012
Cevero Pasquale  
 Pasquale Cervero  
 PhD Exchange  
Uniklinik Eppendorf  
Hamburg, Germany  
2012  
Neumann Brigitte  
 Brigitte Neumann  
 BSc  
University of Bayreuth  
 Germany    
 2010  
Has Cristina
 Cristina Has
 Visiting Scientist
 UniklinikFreiburg 
Germany
2010
  Zuyderduyn Suzanne
   Suzanne Zuyderduyn
  Visiting Scientist
   Leiden University
  The Netherlands
  2008
  Vader David
   David Vader
   Visiting Scientist
   Harvard University   
  Cambridge, MA, USA
  2006
Leyman Shirley  
 Shirley Leyman  
PhD Exchange  
 Ghent University  
Belgium  
2006  
  Takashi  
  Takashi Tanaka   
  MSc Exchange   
   Okayama University  
  Japan  
  2004  
     
    Diana Henning  
   BSc  
   University of Würzburg  
   Germany   
   2013  
     
  Susanne Koch  
   BSc  
   University of Würzburg  
  Germany  
   2011  
     
  Chitrangara Arachya   
  PhD Exchange  
   Indian Institute of Technology  
  Kharagpur, India  
  2007  
   Katsura  
   Katsura Hirano  
  MSc Exchange   
   Okayama University  
  Japan  
   2002