RESPONSIBILITIES FOR STUDENTS AND POSTDOCS 
(updated, December 2020)
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Program
Name  Project my role Period
Postdoc
Carlos Contreras
SARS-CoV-2 within host dynamics
Co-supervisor
since Aug 2020
PhD
Ryan Thiessen
network formation in PDEs
Supervisor
since Sept 2020
PhD
Arwa Baabdulla
Cancer virotherapy
Supervisor
since Sept 2017
PhD
Meghan Rhodes
Glioma
Co-supervisor
since Jan 2018
PhD
Adam Rhodes
Metastasis
Supervisor
since Sept 2018
MSc
Karl Deutscher
Cancer Field Effect
Co-supervisor
since Sept 2017
MSc
Adama Kujabi
Virus Load Functions
Co-supervisor
since Sept 2020
Ugrad
Aleksandra Shyntar
Tumor Growth Paradox
Supervisor
May 2021 - September 2021





Ugrad
Natalia Kendal-Freedmann
Cancer stem cells
Supervisor
May 2020-Sept 2020
Ugrad
Karl Deutscher
Fokker-Planck Diffusion
Supervisor
May 2017-Sept 2017
MSc
Ryan Thiesen
chemotaxis
Supervisor
Sept 2018 - Aug 2020
PhD
Oluwole (Victor) Olobatuyi
Metastasis, Bystander effects
Co-supervisor
with Dr. de Vries
May 2014 - 2018
now at Western Canadian Bank
PhD
Andreas Buttenschoen
Cancer and immune Response
Supervisor
September 2013 - 2018, now postdoc UBC
MSc
Laura Brunner

Supervisor
September 2016 - December 2016
MSc
Adam Rhodes
cancer metastasis
Supervisor
Jan 2015-Sept 2017
Postdoc
Arianna Bianchi
brain tumors
Co-supervisor
Jan 2016- Sept 2017, now highschool teacher.
Postdoc
Margarita Resendiz
mechanics of brain tumors
Co-supervisor
October 2016 - Sept 2018
PhD
Alession Marinelli (Torino)
p-Laplacian
co-supervisor
April-June 2015
PhD
Amanda Swan
brain tumors
Supervisor
Clinical Resident, Calgary
MSc
Wafa Veljiee
cancer stem cells
Supervisor
Sept 2012 - Sept 2014
Diploma
Theresa Stocks
radiation treatment
Co-Supervisor
Sept 2012 - March 2014
Ugrad
Andreas Butenschoen
Cancer stem cells
Supervisor
Jan 2013 - Aug 2013
PhD
Jonathan Martin
Modelling of Forest Fires Supervisor Jan 07 - May 2013
MITACS Internship 2007
MITACS Internship 2008
IGTC fellow 09/10
Ugrad
Jeff Bachman
cancer stem cells and combination therapy
Supervisor
May - Dec 2012, one paper
Ugrad
Jeff Zielinski
merging-emerging patterns
Supervisor
May - Dec 2012, one paper
PhD
Cody Nitschke
modelling of brain tumors
Supervisor
Sept 2012 - Dec 2012
PhD
Jiafen Gong
PhD Math and Stat
"Optimization of Radiation Treatment of Cancer" Supervisor Sept 2006 - Sept 2011
IGTC scholarship 2007/08/09
now member of a Research group in a Hospital in Toronto
postdoc
Petro Babak, PDF "Mathematical Modelling of Forest Fires" Supervisor May 2007 - Dec 2011
PIMS/MITACS Industrial Postdoc
now working as engineer
visiting
Mairon Dos Santos (PhD, visiting) "Monte-Carlo simulations for TCP Supervisor Jan 2010 - July 2010
now PhD student in Sao Paulo
postdoc
Juan Carlos Chimal, PDF " Brain Tumor Treatment" Supervisor Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
now faculty member in Polytecnico Mexico City
Ugrad
Chris Finlay, Ugrad "TCP fitting" Supervisor May09-August 09
now grad student
MSc
 Janet Cooper, MSc  "Cancer Treatment" Supervisor   since Sept 08, now teacher
Ugrad
Julie Malet-Paret (Math 499 term project) "Cellular Automata for Forest Fires" Supervisor Jan 2010 - April 2010
MSc

Ting Wang

MSc Math. and Stat. Sci.

"Cell Movement in Network Tissues"  Supervisor

Sept. 2007 - Jan 2008
(IGTC scholarship 2007)
SWITCHED TO BIOSTATISTICS

PhD

Zhi An Wang

PhD. Math. and Stat. Sci.

"Pattern formation in Chemotaxis Models" Supervisor Sept. 2003 - August 2007

(SF Chia Award 2003-2007, Mitchell awards 2006, Chinese medal 2007, Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, 2007)

Postdoc IMA Minnesota 2007-09

Now, faculty at Vanderbilt University
now faculty at Polytechnical U in Hong Kong

MSc

Ozden Yurtseven

MSc in Math. and Stat. Sci.

"The Alpha/Beta Ratio in Radiation Treatment" Co-Supervisor with Gerda de Vries May 05-Dec 06
Now: After-degree in business
PhD

Jung Min Lee

Ph.D. Math. and Stat. Sci.

  "Mathematical Models for Prey-Taxis"

Co-Supervisor with Mark Lewis

Jan 02 - July 07 
until 08: Postdoc at the Centre for Nano-technology, U Alberta
Now: postdoc in Japan.
potsdoc
Wenxiang Liu
Postdoc
"Models for Mesenchymal Motion"
Co-Sup with Herb Freedman
Nov 05 - Aug06
PhD

Tom Holloway

PhD Math. and Stat. Sci.

The NEWS-system for directed tissues. Supervisor Dec 05 -Jan 06 WITHDRAWN
MSc
Bettina Greese
Diplom, U Greifswald
"Development, Analysis and Application of Nonlinear Integro-Differential Equations in the Context of Cancer Growth" Co Sup with Gerda de Vries
April-Dec 2005
Now: PhD program in Freiburg
MSc

Andria Dawson 

M. Sc. Math. and Stat. Sci.

"Modeling of Radiation Treatment of Prostate Cancer" Supervisor Sept. 2003 - Oct 2005

(MITACS 3rd poster prise 2005, MITACS Best Student Paper, 2007).

Now: PhD student at U Alberta

Ugrad

Andrew Beltaos

B.Sc. in Mathematical Physics,  Phys 499

"Modelling of Radiation Treatment of Tumors"  

Co-Supervisor with Jack Tuszynski

Jan-April. 2004 

postdoc

Joanna Renclawowicz

Postdoc

"Analysis of Attraction-Repulsion in chemotaxis"  Co-Supervisor with P. van den Driessche (U Victoria) and Mark Lewis Nov 2003- Nov 2004
Now: Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
postdoc

Alex Potapov

Reseacrh Assistant

"Bifurcations for the volume filling model" Co-Supervisor with Mark Lewis 2002-2003
Now: Centre for Mathematical Biology, U Alberta

Committee Member:

Petro Babak
PhD Renewable Resources
Committee member
Feb 2006 - Nov 06
Finished

Chris Parker
PhD Comp Sci
Committee member
2005 -

Michael Weldon
MSc Med Phys
Committee member
2005 FINISHED

Marty Krkosek
PhD Bio
Committee member
2005 -

Dia Quingfang PhD Math Committee member 2005 - 

Raluca Eftimie PhD Math Committee member 2003 - 

Qian Wang  Phd Math, Stat, Sci Committee member 2003 - 

Gustavo Carrero

PhD, Math. & Stat. Sci.

Committee member

1999 -2005 FINISHED


Tomas de-Camino-Beck

Ph. D. Biological Sciences

Committee member

2002 - 2006
Finished


Greg Belotstotski

PhD, Math. & Stat. Sci.

Committee member

2003 - 2004

FINISHED


Wenxiang Liu

PhD, Math. & Stat. Sci.

Committee member

2003 - 2006 FINISHED


Guangjun Cao

PhD, Math. & Stat. Sci.

Committee member

2002 - 2003 FINISHED


Moses Waithaka

MSc, Math. & Stat. Sci.

Committee member

2002 - 2003 FINISHED


Parantap Shukla

MSc, Math. & Stat. Sci

tentative Supervisor

March - Oct. 2003