Postdoc Fellows

Dr. Jijin Gu
Postdoc Fellow

Research

Development of biodegradable microbicide film formulations

Education

  Ph.D., Fudan University, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2009-2012

  M.Sc., Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2006-2009

  B.Sc., Jining Medical College, Pharmacy, 2001-2005

Awards

   2015 CC-CRS Abstract Travel Award to attend 2015 CSPS/CC-CRS conference

   2013 Manitoba Health Research Council (MHRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr. Emeka Okeke
Postdoc Fellow

Research

Development of a combination nanomedicine for chronic wound healing

Education

  Ph.D., University of Manitoba, Department of Immunology

  M.Sc., University of Guelph

  B.Sc., University of Nigeria Nsukka

Graduate Students

Yufei Chen
Ph.D. Candidate

Research

Design and fabrication of novel polymeric intravaginal ring drug delivery systems

Education

  M.Sc., University of Manitoba, Pharmacy, 2009-2011

  B.Sc., Jilin University, Pharmacy Engineering, 2003-2007

Extracurricular Role

  Vice-Chair for U of Manitoba AAPS Student Chapter

  Board Member of Canadian Chapter Controlled Release Society

  Designer and webmaster for the website of Laboratory for Drug Delivery and Biomaterial

  Graduate student representative for The Pharmacy Local Area Health and Safety Committee, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Manitoba

Website

  Personal: chanyufei.com

  University of Manitoba AAPS Student Chapter: umaaps.github.io

Awards

   2016 Research Manitoba Studentship

   2015 Leslie F. Buggy Graduate Scholarship in Pharmacy

   2015 CC-CRS Abstract Travel Award to attend 2015 CSPS/CC-CRS conference and selected for oral presentation

   2014 CC-CRS Travel Award to attend 2014 CRS conference

   2014 CC-CRS Travel Award to attend 2014 CSPS/CC-CRS conference

  2012 Manitoba Health Research Council (MHRC) Coordinated Studentship

   2011 Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association / William G. Eamer Graduate Scholarship in Pharmacy

   2011 University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)

   2009 University of Manitoba International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES)

Sidi Yang
Ph.D. Candidate

Research

Intravaginal nanomedicines for the prevention of HIV infection

Education

  B.Sc., Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Pharmacy, 2007-2011

Awards

   2016 CC-CRS Poster Award winner

   2015 Outstanding Student Award by China Scholarship Council (Top 500 world wide)

   2015 Outstanding International Student Award by Manitoba Council for International Education

   2015 Research Manitoba Studentship

   2014 Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association / William G. Eamer Graduate Scholarship in Pharmacy

   1st place of Poster Awards at 2014 CSPS/CC-CRS conference

   CC-CRS Travel Award to attend 2014 CSPS/CC-CRS conference and selected for oral presentation

   2014 University of Manitoba International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS)

   2014 Association of Faculties of Pharmacy of Canada (AFPC) Rx&D Student Research Poster Award

   2013 Manitoba Health Research Council (MHRC) Coordinated Studentship

   2013 University of Manitoba International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS)

   2011 University of Manitoba International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES)

Extracurricular Role

  Treasurer for U of Manitoba AAPS Student Chapter

Yannick L. Traore
M.Sc. Student

Research

Intravaginal rings for sustained drug delivery

Education

  B.Sc., Université de Saint-Boniface, Microbiology, 2009-2012

Awards

   2016 CC-CRS Abstract Award winner

   2016 CC-CRS Abstract Travel Award to attend 2016 CSPS/CC-CRS conference and selected for oral presentation

   3rd price at "La journée du savoir" organized by Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS)

Seungil Kim
Ph.D. Student (Biomedical Engineering)

Undergraduate Students

Lyndon Walker
Pharmacy Undergraduate Student

Wenzhuo (Gabriel) Luo
Pharmacy Undergraduate Student

Guilia Hardouin
French Pharmacy Undergraduate Student