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Former Summer Students

Hope Kurylo

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Project:  NSERC Scholarship Award - May 1, 2017 - Present

Research Focus:  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Supervisor:  Dr. Donna Vine

What I like to do when I'm not in the lab:  Outside of the lab I enjoy creating delicious food, especially baked goods. I also love to volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club, spend time with my niece, explore the river valley, read novels, and visit the art gallery. 

Email:  hkurylo@ualberta.ca

Ms. Maria Kupreeva

Project: Summer Student, 2012

Research focus: General laboratory work with a focus on lipid detection in plasma and lymph.

Supervisor: Dr. Donna Vine

What I like to do outside of the lab: I like spending time with my family and friends. I also enjoy cooking, travelling, running and yoga.

Email: kupreeva@ualberta.ca

Ms. Chitra Bakshi

Project: Summer Student 2012

Research Focus: The role of creatine supplementation, and other analogs like creatinine on the triglyceride, protein and phospholipid acculumation in the rat hepatocytes, McArdles under the presence of fatty acids.

Supervisor: Dr. Rene Jacobs abd Dr. Robin da Silva

What I like to do outside of the lab: I enjoy spending time (biking, hiking, tracking) at the Wm. Hawrelak Park, with family and friends. I also enjoy reading poetry collections of Michael Ondaatje, and fictional works of Abraham Verghese. I involve myself weekly at the University of Alberta Hospital, as a Literary Artist, and I volunteer with the Special Olympics Edmonton in training intellectually disabled athletes for the Canada and Provincial Games in the sport of speed skating.

Email: chitra@ualberta.ca