2019 AMSN Summer Studentship Awardees

May 6, 2019

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Alberta MS Network Summer Studentships!

Garrett Molner

Garrett is 21 years old and is in his final year of the Immunology and Infection Honorsprogram at the University of Alberta. After an already productive year, he is continuing in the lab of Dr. Valerie Sim of the Centre for Prions and ProteinFolding Disease over the summer. After undergrad, he wishes to pursue a career in public health. Outside of the lab, Garrett works at the Edmonton Public Library and enjoys cooking, music, and listening to podcasts.

Jeremies Ibanga

Jeremies is originally from Lagos Nigeria and immigrated toDrumheller, AB (go Dynos); He is 18 years of age and finishing his 3rd year of Pharmacology at the University of Alberta. His interests include, long distance running, finding rare jazz albums, and refereeing basketball. His academic interests lie in studying and treating inflammatory conditions hence he look forward with great anticipation to work in the Plemel Lab.   


Dorsa Moezzi

Dorsa has just finished her third year in microbiology at the University of Calgary.This is her second year working in Dr. Yong’s lab. She has been exposed to and passionate about MS since she was young. When she is not at school or in the lab, she loves skiing, boxing and reading books that are based on true stories. 

Daniel McClement

Danielis 20 years old and just finished his third year studying Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He is currently working in Dr. Yunyan Zhang's lab to develop deep learning methods for predicting disease progression in MS patients. In his free time,Daniel enjoys painting and hiking.

Simran Dhillon

Simran Dhillon is a University of Alberta student who has recently completed the first year of her Bachelor of Science Degree. After a member of her family was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis she adamantly sought after an opportunity where she could aid in the research of this neurological degenerative disease. She is also a prominent youth leader within both her school and community through her work as both a humanitarian and student researcher.


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