IPN Supervisors Taking Undergraduate Students 2018

Name Lab location Keywords Comments Type of student

Ed Ruthazer 
edward.ruthazer [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Development, in vivo imaging, electrophysiology, brain circuits, activity-dependent plasticity

I am looking for students with computer science training who can program in python or MatLab.

AV
S$

Hyman Schipper
hyman.schipper [at] mcgill.ca

Jewish General Hospital Oxidative stress, Neurodegenration, Parkinson's disease, Schizophrenia, Transgenic animal model

Students will be exposed to a variety of techniques, including general lab maintenance, animal surgery, behaviour testing, PCR genotyping, total RNA isolation, RT-qPCR, protein purification, Western blot, immunofluorescence, cell culture maintenance, primary cell isolation, and more! Please contact marisa.cressatti [at] mail.mcgill.ca if interested.

AV
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ACr

Pia Wintermark
pia.wintermark [at] mcgill.ca

Montreal Children's Hospital Newborn, brain, retina, neonatal encephalopathy, neurorestorative treatment www.neobrainlab.org AV
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ACr
SCr

Denise Klein
denise.klein [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Brain imaging, neural networks and language, bilingualism, language learning and neural biomarkers for learning, speech analysis, functional MRI, anatomical MRI

If the student was really competent I am looking for a research assistant throughout the academic year on a part-time basis, maybe the equivalent of one day a week, but open to see what available and what expectations of students and program are. Depends on the match as to how student can be involved. Some aspects of work in the lab could benefit from the person having expertise in both English and French

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Mark Brandon

mark.brandon [at] mcgill.ca

Douglas Electrophysiology, optogenetics, calcium imaging, memory www.brandonlab.weebly.com

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ACr
SCr

Reut Gruber

reut.gruber [at] mcgill.ca

Douglas Sleep, cognition, children, adolescents, schools  

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Marie-Helene Boudrias

mh.boudrias [at] mcgill.ca

Davis House Motor Control, Neuroimaging, Neurorehabilitation, Brain Connectivity, Aging, Stroke

I am looking for someone to implement a website for my lab and someone to analyse neuroimaging data

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Nathan Spreng
nathan.spreng [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Cognitive Network Neuroscience, Aging, MRI   SV
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Derek Bowie
derek.bowie [at] mcgill.ca

McIntyre

Synaptic plasticity, Ion-channels, Drug-discovery, Autism, Electrophysiology

The Bowie Lab uses a combination of techniques to study ionotropic glutamate receptors (iGluRs), GABA-A receptors and more recently, Na+ channels. All ion-channel families are widespread in the vertebrate brain and fulfill many important roles in healthy individuals as well as being implicated in disease states associated with postnatal development (e.g. Autism, Schizophrenia), cerebral insult (e.g. Stroke, Epilepsy) and aging disorders (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Parkinsonism). We are looking at iGluRs, GABA-A receptors and Na+ channels at two inter-related levels. In molecular terms, we are examining the events that occur when each ion-channel family is activated with the aim of developing novel therapeutic compounds. At the cellular level, we are studying the role that iGluRs, GABA-A receptors and Na+ channels fulfill in shaping the behaviour of neuronal circuits and how these processes may be corrected in disease states.

S$

Gary Armstrong
gary.armstrong [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Zebrafish, Genetics, Mutants, Behaviour  

SV

Philippe Huot
philippe.huot [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Parkinson's disease, dyskinesia, hallucinations, behavioural studies, animal models

 

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Mallar Chakravarty
mallar [at] cobralab.ca

Douglas Neuroimaging, Neuroinformatics, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, Small animal imaging   SF
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Cecilia Flores
cecilia.flores [at] mcgill.ca

Douglas Adolescent brain development, major depressive disorder, drug abuse, dopamine, neuronal connectivity  

SCr
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Nicolas Cermakian
nicolas.cermakian [at] mcgilll.ca

Douglas Circadian rhythms, circadian clocks, Schizophrenia, immune response, aging  

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Curtis Baker
curtis.baker [at] mcgill.ca

Montreal General Hospital Vision, neurophysiology, visual cortex

Looking for someone to assist with neurophysilogy recording experiments in the mammalian visual cortex

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Arezu Jahani-Asl
arezu.jahani [at] mcgill.ca
Jewish General Hospital Brain tumour, Neuronal injury, Brain tumour, Stem cell, RNA sequencing, Mouse model  

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Alexey Kostikov
alexey.kostikov [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Position emission tomography, Organic chemistry, Radiochemistry, Design and synthesis of radiopharmaceuticals My reserach interest is in the field of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging and radiochemistry. We develop new PET tracers and perform imaging in small animals.

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Kathy Mullen
kathy.mullen [at] mcgilll.ca

Montreal General Hospital Human vision, especially colour vision

Involves testing human vision with a view to understanding how the brain processes visual information. We are interested in linking visual behaviour with results from the visual cortex obtained from fMRI scans of human subjects. The project would involve behavioural measurements of vision, especially colour vision.

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Tomoko Ohyama
tomoko.ohyama [at] mcgilll.ca

McIntyre Building Drosophilia, neural circuit, optogenetics, escape behaviour, evolution

Please check our website www.tomokolab.org. We are very interested in motivated students who have experience with programing. We also are looking for students who are interested in neuron tracing.

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Anmar Khadra
anmar.khadra [at] mcgilll.ca

McIntyre Building Mathematical modelling and biophysics, computational neuroscience, electrophysiology, neuronal rythms and synchrony, neuroendocrinology  

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David Juncker
david.juncker [at] mcgilll.ca

Genome Building Nanobioengineering, microfluidics, tissue engineering, neuronal navigation, neuronal probes Please consult http://dj.lab.mcgill.ca for more details about the lab and projects.

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Shari Baum
shari.baum [at] mcgilll.ca

CRBLM Bilingualism, phonetics, EEG, neurimaging

I need a team grant coordinator to manage a database, organize team activities, as well as someone to recruit and run subjects for EEG, fMRI and behavioural studies (~15hr/wk)

A$

Catherine Ferland
catherine.ferland [at] mcgilll.ca

Shriners Hospital, Glen Site Pediatrics, perioperative pain, chronic pain, biomarkers, pain assessment  Bilingual (English and French) an asset, as we work with patients.

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Thomas Durcan
thomas.durcan [at] mcgilll.ca

MNI Neuroscience, cell biology, PCR screening, Parkinson's disease, ALS

Students interested in doing a project for credit (academic year or summer), volunteering (academic year or summer), or looking for a paid position in my lab (summer only) should contact Dr. Lenore Beitel at lenore.beitel [at] mcgill.ca.

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Andrea Bernasconi

Andrea.bernasconi@mcgilll.ca

MNI Neuroimaging, Epilepsy The Neuroimaging of Epilepsy Lab (NOEL) is located in the McConnell Brain Imaging Center of the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). Our research focuses on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and computational neuroscience. We study patients with epilepsy using structural and functional MRI to perform brain lesion modelling and connectivity analyses.

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Artur Kania
artur.kania [at] ircm.qc.ca

IRCM Neural circuits, axon guidance, pain, motor neurons, genetics  

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Anouk Lamontagne
anouk.lamontagne [at] mcgilll.ca

Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital Locomotion, biomechanics, virtual reality, visuomotor control, rehabilitation Good communication skills in English (and French if possible) would be an asset as we are working with patient populations.

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Arjun Krishnaswamy
arjun.krishnaswamy [at] mcgilll.ca

McItnyre Building Neural circuits, circuit assembly, vision, retina, visual behaviour  

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Kathy Mullen
kathy.mullen [at] mcgilll.ca

CRN (Montreal General Hospital) Human vision, colour vision, fMRI, behavioural testing, psychophysics The student would undertake a supervised project on human colour vision. Some background in perception is useful though not essential. Course PSYC 526 on visual perception is useful but not essential.

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Stuart Trenholme
stuart.trenholme [at] mcgilll.ca

MNI Visual neuroscience, in vivo calcium imaging, optogenetic vision restoration, behaviour The project would likely involve developing an automated mouse behavioural apparatus for neuroscience applications. Programming skills would be an asset. The student should be comfortable working with mice.


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Philippe Huot
philippe.huot [at] mcgilll.ca

MNI Parkinson's disease, psychosis, dyskinesia, animal models, pharmacology

 

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Daniel Guitton
daniel.guitton [at] mcgill.ca

MNI Oculomotor control, vision and eye movements, eye movement deficits in neurology patients The interested student must be very familiar with the MatLab programming language. They would be required to write a program to test neurology patients and normal, control subjects in different eye movement control tasks; e.g. see Guitton et al. Experimental Brain Research (1985); or Rath-Wilson and Guitton, Brain (2015). I have limited reserves on my NSERC grant and depending on current balance could pay or not the interested student. AV
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Type of student:
SV: summer- unpaid volunteer
AV: academic year - unpaid volunteer
SF: summer- with own funding
AF: academic year - with own funding
S$: summer- paid by supervisor
A$: academic year - paid by supervisor
SCr: summer- for credit (honor's project or other research course)
ACr: academic year- for credit (honor's project or other research course)