Principal investigator, postdoctoral researcher, technician, and student; supervised and co-supervised.

Guanqun (Gavin) Chen

Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair in Plant Lipid Biotechnology

ORCID (0000-0001-5790-3903)Google Scholar


Kethmi Jayawardhane

PhD student



Udaya Subedi

PhD student


Brock Mason

Undergraduate student

Juli Wang

PhD student





Qiong Xiao

PhD student




Sandhya Gautam

PhD student


Solomiya Kucharyshyn

Undergraduate student

Yingyi Liu

MSc student





Bin Shan

Research Assistant



  Limin Wu, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Kallum McDonald

MSc student





Joshua Lawal

MSc student




Siyu Wang

Visiting MSc student


Mianmian Zhu

PhD student




Xiaoyu Wang

PhD student



Madeline Lehmann

MSc student

Lab Alumni

(supervised and co-supervised; current positions are posted with permission but may not be up-to-date)

Elias Rietzschel (Visiting MSc student)

Qinqin Zhou (Technician; Current: Research Assistant in Canada)

Dr. Qiyuan Shan (Visiting PhD student; Current: Researcher at Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, China)

Dr. Yang (Sarena) Xu (Postdoctoral Fellow; current: tenure-track Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph, Canada)

Dr. Kristian Caldo (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Junhao Lu (Undergraduate and graduate student; Current: graduate student at the University of Alberta)

Lucas Falarz (MSc student; current: working in the industry in Canada)

Dr. Saleh Shah (Senior Research Associate)

Trinh Nguyen (MSc student; current: PhD study at the University of Manitoba)