Neil Renwick, MBChB, PhD, MCTS, FCAP

Principal Investigator

Neil Renwick is a new investigator in the field of post-transcriptional gene regulation. Recruited through the SEAMO New Clinician-Scientist Program, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University in July 2014. Neil’s innovative research program builds on his doctoral training in classical disease investigation under Prof. Jaap Goudsmit, University of Amsterdam and postdoctoral training in RNA molecular biology under Prof. Thomas Tuschl at The Rockefeller University. Neil’s translational research program incorporates many state-of-the-art methodologies to advance our knowledge of PTGR in health and disease. View Neil Renwick’s bio.

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Current Members

Xiaojing Yang, MD, PhD

Research associate 


Kathrin Tyryshkin, PhD

Computer Scientist
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Deirdre Hindmarch, MSc

Research Assistant


Ivraym Barsoum, MD, PhD

Pathology Resident


Blake Pyman, BSc

MSc Candidate (Computer Science)


Justin Wong, BSc

MSc Candidate (Pathology)
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Adrianna Majewski

PATH 499 student (Life Sciences)


Mareena Mallory

CISC 499 Student (Biomedical Computing)
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Ashley Kim

Undergraduate Research Volunteer


Mona Ashraf Khorasani, PhD candidate

Guest Investigator (Petitjean Lab, Chemistry)
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Lev Goldfarb, MD

Adjunct Faculty (Neurogenetics)


Past Members

Tiandra Ceyhan, BSc
MD candidate, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University

Betty Li, BSc
Student, Academy of Realist Art, Toronto

Bryony Dorrington, BSc
MD candidate, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario

Dakota Gustafson, BSc
MSc candidate, Fish Lab, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Francine Milone, BSc
Project Director, Department of Pediatrics, St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto

Shane Mooney, BSc
Governor General’s Academic Silver Medalist, Queen’s University