Training of Highly Qualified Personnel

In May 2020, 3 B.Sc., 2 M.Sc., and 6 Ph.D. students, 1 PDF are engaged in the group performing solution and solid-phase heterocycle and peptide mimic synthesis, spectroscopic and computational methods, and organic, biological, medicinal and combinatorial chemistry. This outstanding training has enabled graduates to become leaders in academia and industry. 

Present Group Members

Zoé Villeneuve

(Undergraduate student, CCVC Fellow, 05/21 - )

Ayyoub Selka

(PDF 05/21 - )

Project : Imaging mass spectrometry tags for cancer steroidomics

B-3285 MIL Campus

ayyoub.selka@hotmail.fr

More about me

Origin : Algeria

Hobbies : Soccer, board games, hiking, traveling, and volunteering

Why chemistry ? I am curious to understand life at the molecular level.

Words to whomever is reading this ? Keep calm and breath, now you are doing chemistry.

Fun fact about me : Ability to remember and numbers as boiling point and molecular weight.

Charity Yongo-Luwawa 

(M.Sc. 09/20 - , FRQNT Fellow)

Project : IL-1R Receptor Modulator

B-3285 MIL Campus

charity.yongo-luwawa@umontreal.ca

More about me 

Origin : Congo

Hobbies : Piano, guitar, anything else around music, cooking, reading, watching tv shows

Why chemistry ? For me there's a similarity between music and chemistry. Either way, you need to understand the pattern, use your creativity to improve your knowlegde and work patiently to achieve your goals and that's what led me to study organic chemistry.

Words to whomever is reading this ? I think you've come to right place to learn more about organic chemistry and we're nice people :) 

Fun fact about me : I have a contagious laugh ... you'll see!

Mulamreddy Ramakotaiah

(Ph.D. 01/18 - )

Project : Vinylprolines and unsaturated amino acids

B-3285 MIL Campus

rakikoti@gmail.com

More about me 

Origin : India

Hobbies : Music and Movies

Why chemistry ? As I believe that nothing exists without chemistry. So, I decided to study chemistry

Words to whomever is reading this ? Welcome to peptide world !

Fun fact about me : I can easily believe everyone.

Omer N'dri Landry

(Undergraduate student 05/21 - )

Darince Truong

(Undergraduate student 05/21 - )

Ali El-Husseini

(M. Sc. 01/21 -)

Project : Cyclic Peptide Probes and Treatments of Amyloid Diseases

B-3285 MIL Campus

ali.el-husseini@umontreal.ca

More about me

More about me

Origin : Canada

Hobbies : Movies, reading books, video games, puzzles ...

Why chemistry ? I like building stuff

Words to whomever is reading this ? Ça va bien aller :)

Fun fact about me : I can eat food really fast

More about me

 

Origin : Canada

Hobbies : Sleep

Why chemistry ? I like to mix things

Words to whomever is reading this ? N'est jamais finie

Fun fact about me : I usually focus too much on the details and like to give a twist to things.

More about me

 

Origin : Canada

Hobbies : Sleep

Why chemistry ? I like to mix things

Words to whomever is reading this ? N'est jamais finie

Fun fact about me : I usually focus too much on the details and like to give a twist to things.

Nassim Maarouf

(P.hD. 09/20 - , NSERC Fellow)

Project : Cyclic Amino Dicarboxylates

B-3285 MIL Campus

nassim.maarouf@umontreal.ca

More about me

Origin : Canada

Hobbies : Sleep

Why chemistry ? I like to mix things

Words to whomever is reading this ? N'est jamais finie

Fun fact about me : I usually focus too much on the details and like to give a twist to things.

Yousra Hamdane

(M.Sc. 09/19 – 12/20; Ph.D. 01/21 - )

Project : CD36 Modulators

B-3285 MIL Campus

yousra_h@hotmail.ca

More about me 

Origin : Algeria

Hobbies : Sports car racing and roadtrips

Why chemistry ? Chemistry plays a role in everyone's lives and touches almost every aspect of our existence in some way.

Words to whomever is reading this ? Creative minds don't follow rules, they follow will. 

Fun fact about me : My caffeine tolerance is limitless. 

Xiaozheng Wei

(P.hD. 01/19 - )

Project : Urotensin receptor modulators

B-3285 MIL Campus

xiaozheng.wei.ca@gmail.com

Origin : China

 

Hobby : Chemistry

 

Why chemistry ? Hobby

Xiaomeng Wang

 (Ph.D. 09/17 - )

Project : DNA-peptide conjugates

xiaomengwang.ca@gmail.com

More about me 

Origin : China

Anh Minh Thao Nguyen

 (Ph.D. 04/16 - )

Project : Anti-parasitic agents

minhthao.nguyenanh@gmail.com