Lab Researcher looking into a microscope

Current Lab Members

Maude Perreault, Sep 2020 – Present, Postdoctoral fellow. Child food literacy and positive food parenting practices of families in the Guelph Family Health Study

Jessie Burns, Sep 2016 – Present, PhD Candidate. Early exposure to n-3 PUFA and how levels of these fatty acids in the diet and blood may impact an individual’s risk of developing chronic diseases later in life.

Valerie Hruska, Sep 2018 – Present, PhD Candidate. The role of chronic stress in metabolism and health in partnership with the Guelph Family Health Study.

Anisha Mahajan, Jan 2019 – Present, PhD Student. The impact of sugar and non-nutritive sweetener intake on cardiometabolic risk factors among preschool-aged children in the Guelph Family Health Study.

Rachel Ackford, Jan 2020 – Present, PhD Student.

Cody Lust, Sep 2018 – 2020, MSc. 2020-Present -PhD Student. The development of fatty acid reference ranges in various global cohorts. Additionally, The use of omega-3 supplements in athletes and their efficacy at promoting recovery from brain injuries.

Jessica Yu, Sep 2019 – Present, MSc Student. The genetics of sugar intake and metabolism and its relationship with cardiometabolic health outcomes in preschool-aged children.

Rahbika Ashraf, Sep 2019 – Present, MSc Student. Examining sugar intake in young children in relation to NOVA food classification system.

Nicholas Carroll, Sep 2020 – Present, MSc Candidate. Variability in food purchasing patterns among families and how it may relate to diet quality and household food waste.

Connor Buchanan, Sep 2020 – Present, MSc Student.

Jessica-Dominique Lecques, Jan 2020 – Present, 3rd year placement. Examining the effect of omega-3 fatty acids in a C57-fat-1 mouse model of concussion injury.

Aritra Bhattacharjee, May 2020 – Present, 2020 USRA Summer Student. Investigating the role of fatty acids in brain trauma recovery and child development.

updated Sep 2020