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Dr Ryan Pedrigi

Dr Ryan Pedrigi

Postdoctoral research associate studying the mechanobiology of atherosclerosis.

Previous: PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University (2003 – 2009); BSc in Mechanical Engineering at Kansas State University (1998 – 2003).

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Aliah Abuammah

Aliah Abuammah

PhD candidate studying pathway-mediated (MAPK/ mTOR) and cell type-specific (endothelial cell/ macrophages) functions in atherosclerosis with a high-throughput reverse transfection RNAi microarray. Joint with Dr. Jacques Behmoaras, under King Saud University sponsorship.
Lecturer, King Saud University, College of Medicine, Heart science department

Previous: Masters of Science in Cell Biology, Genetics & Histology from King Saud University, Riyadh; Bachelor of Science and Education in Biology from University of Tabuk.

Daniel Baeriswyl

Daniel Baeriswyl

PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at University College London with Prof. Yiannis Ventikos in collaboration with Prof. Rob Krams from Imperial College London. Studying experimental and numerical impact of flow on the activation and nuclear translocation of NF-κB in vascular endothelial cells.

Previous: Visiting researcher at California Institute of Technology at the Department of Aeronautics with Prof. Moretza Gharib. MSc in Mechanical Engineering ETH Zurich. BSc in Mechanical Engineering ETH Zurich

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  Nataly Maimari

 Nataly Maimari

PhD candidate developing an integrative platform for inferring, experimentally validating and revising networks from high-throughput data. Joint with Dr. Alessandra Russo

Previously: MRes in Cardiovascular Sciences, Technology and Medicine, Imperial College London (2010-2011), MSc in Computing Science, Imperial College London (2008-2009); BSc in Immunology, University College London (2004-2007).

  Glaucia Da Conceicao Pereira

Glaucia Da Conceicao Pereira

Studying of blood rheology and fluid-structure interaction phenomena in atheroma development.

Previous: Ciemat, Madrid, Spain: 2008 to 2012. Research Fellow, MICINN - Improvement of a numerical method for fluid-structure interaction applications. Ciemat, Madrid, Spain: 2006 to 2008. HELEN-CERN Research Fellow - Technical developments in oncology (medical images). M.Sc. by research in Computational Systems Engineering (COPPE SYSTEMS, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), 2004 to 2006. Thesis: Artificial Neural Networks applied to the resolution of optimization problems. B.Sc. in Theoretical Mathematics (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), 2001 to 2005.

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  Hugo Sant'Ana Pereira

Hugo Sant'Ana Pereira

Studying the underlying mechanisms of genetic oscillations and their applicability to chronic inflammatory disease.

Previous: MSc in Advanced Chemical Engineering with Biotechnology, Imperial College London (2010-2011); BSc in Microbiology, Imperial College London (2007-2010).

 

  Nisrine Zogaib

Nisrine Zogaib

PhD candidate working towards engineering a cell derived therapy for atherosclerosis using synthetic gene networks

Previous: MSc Biomedical Engineering - Imperial College London, London, UK BEng Mechanical - McGill University, Montreal, Canada

 
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MRes/MSc's
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  Briony Jones

 Briony Jones

MSc student in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics at the University of York, undertaking a four month research placement at Imperial College London. Working on the development of a cross platform microarray meta-analysis pipeline, with the aim of overcoming the issues of under sampling and low statistical power associated with individual studies.

Previous: BSc in Biomedical Sciences (Genetics), Brunel University London (2011-2014).

  Avinash Kondiboyina

 Avinash Kondiboyina

MRes student in Bioengineering working towards modeling blood flow through the carotid artery using fluid structure interaction (FSI) models to find correlation between shear metrics of disturbed flow to histological markers of atherosclerosis.

Previous: BASc in Engineering Science (Biomedical Engineering) - University of Toronto (2010 - 2014)

Tania Rodin

Tania Rodin

MRes student in Bioengineering designing a modular synthetic network responsive to shear stress in vascular endothelial cells.

Previous: MRes in Biomedical and Molecular Sciences Research at King’s College London (2012-2014), BSc in Biotechnology at Universidad Latina de Panama – Latin University of Panama (2006-2010).

 

  Joshua Sachs

 Joshua Sachs

MRes. student in Systems and Synthetic Biology developing tuneable mechanotransductive converters as orthogonal modulators for artificial biological circuits in mammalian cells.

Previous: BSc. Molecular Biotechnology University of Heidelberg (2010-2013)

Ashvene Sivayoganathan

Ashvene Sivayoganathan

MSc student in bioengineering, project working on how disturbances of blood flow, may cause the development of specific plaque types such as thin-cap fibroatheroma (TCFA).

Previous: BEng in Biomedical engineering, City University London, 2011-2014

 

 
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