Yan Boucher

Principal Investigator
yboucher[at]ualberta[dot]ca


UofA Biological Sciences
CIFAR-IMB
ResearchGate

Yan is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta and a Fellow of the Integrated Microbial Biodiversity (IMB) Program of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). He holds a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from Université Laval and obtained his Ph.D in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Dalhousie University. He then moved to Australia to study mobile genetic elements as a Macquarie University Research Fellow before going to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a Merck-MIT Computational and Systems Biology Fellow.


Tania Nasreen

Ph.D. candidate
September 2012 - present
tnasreen[at]ualberta[dot]ca


Google Scholar
ResearchGate

Tania obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her work involves the quantification of toxigenic and non-toxigenic Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio metoecus through qPCR.


Tareq Islam

Ph.D. candidate
September 2015 - present
mislam[at]ualberta[dot]ca


Google Scholar
ResearchGate

Tareq has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Microbiology from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. His principal project is on the ecology and epidemiology of Vibrio cholerae in Bangladesh.


Nora Hussain

M.Sc. student
September 2017 - present
nahussai[at]ualberta[dot]ca


ResearchGate

Nora graduated with a B.Sc. with a specialization in Microbiology from the University of Alberta. Her Master's research focuses on exploring the Type Six Secretion System's role in structuring environmental Vibrio cholerae populations. 

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Kevin Liang

M.Sc. student
September 2017 - present
kliang[at]ualberta[dot]ca


ResearchGate

Kevin holds a B.Sc. in Bioinformatics from the University of Alberta. He is currently working on a core genome multilocus sequencing typing scheme for Vibrio cholerae by analyzing over 900 whole-genome sequences.