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

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Zoé Villeneuve

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

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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.

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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!

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Mulamreddy Ramakotaiah

(Ph.D. 01/18 - )

Project : Vinylprolines and unsaturated amino acids

B-3285 MIL Campus

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.

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Omer N'dri Landry

(Undergraduate student 05/21 - )

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Darince Truong

(Undergraduate student 05/21 - )

More about me

Origin: I come from immigrant parents who were born in different places and speak a lot of languages, come ask me if you wanna hear a long story.

Hobbies : Gaming, Music, Chilling, Volunteering and of course, Chemistry!

Why Chemistry? I hate bio, but at the same time, it is really fascinating to understand that everything in life is somehow related to chemistry.

Words to whomever is reading this? C'est des choses qui arrivent... (The real people will know 🙂)

Fun fact about me: I'm always open to learn new stuffs

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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

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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.

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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 ? Understanding change

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

Fun fact about me : Bad with sarcasm

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Yousra Hamdane

(M.Sc. 09/19 – 12/20; Ph.D. 01/21 - )

Project : CD36 Modulators

B-3285 MIL Campus

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Xiaozheng Wei

(P.hD. 01/19 - )

Project : Urotensin receptor modulators

B-3285 MIL Campus

xiaozheng.wei.ca@gmail.com

More about me

Origin : China

Hobby : Chemistry

Why chemistry ? Hobby

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Xiaomeng Wang

 (Ph.D. 09/17 - )

Project : DNA-peptide conjugates

xiaomengwang.ca@gmail.com

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Anh Minh Thao Nguyen

 (Ph.D. 04/16 - )

Project : Anti-parasitic agents

minhthao.nguyenanh@gmail.com

More about me

Origin : Viet Nam

Hobby : Travel

Why chemistry ? Discovering something useful in life