CFD Representatives

Rachel Kratofil

Chair

Name: Rachel Kratofil

Position on CFD: Chair

Lab and Institute: Paul Kubes lab, Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Program (PhD/ MSc): PhD in Immunology

Favourite CFD event: the St. Patrick’s Day waffle breakfast is one of my favorite events of the year.

Fun Fact about yourself: I’m a huge survivor fan, and I haven’t missed an episode in years!

Mady Thompson

Co-Chair

Name: Mady Thompson 

Position on CFD: Vice Chair

Lab and Institute: Derrick Rancourt's Lab in the McCaig Institute 

Program (PhD/ MSc): PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 

Favourite CFD event: the Wellness Fair

Fun Fact about yourself: I often get dragged down the YouTube rabbit hole of interspecies friendship videos.

Hiba Omairi

Treasurer

Name: Hiba Omairi

Position on CFD: Executive Treasurer

Lab and Institute: Cairncross Lab in the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute 

Program (PhD/ MSc): PhD in Medical Sciences 

Favourite CFD event: the Student Success Event 

Fun Fact about yourself:  I am a vegetarian who does animal work and enjoys traveling A LOT.

Jenny Nguyen

Communications Officer

Name: Jenny Nguyen

Position on CFD: Communications Officer

Lab and Institute: Yates Lab in the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Program (PhD/MSc): MSc in Medical Science 

Favourite CFD event: Welcome BBQ

Fun Fact about yourself: There are three food items I can never get sick of: pie, pizza and pancakes.

Mental Health and Wellness Committee

Elise Granton

Chair

Name: Elise Granton

Position: Chair

Lab and Institute: Yipp Lab. Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Program: Medical Science, PhD

Favourite CFD/DGA event: Yoga.

Fun Fact about yourself: Has watched every season of Grey’s Anatomy… twice.

Jayanara Rajwani

Member

Name: Jayanara Rajwani

Position: Core member

 

Lalit Bharadwaj

Member

Name: Lalit Bharadwaj

Position: Core member

Lab and Institute: Parkins Lab, Snyder Institute of Chronic Diseases

Program: Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, MSc.

Favourite CFD Event: Pet Therapy

Fun Fact: I like to spend my free time playing, coaching, or watching rugby… Or watching The Office.

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Rachita Panda

Chair

Name: Rachita Panda

Position: Chair

Lab and Institute: Kubes Lab in the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Program: PhD in Immunology

Favourite CFD/DGA event: St. Patrick's Day Waffle Breakfast 

Fun Fact about yourself: I have lived in four different countries, can speak five languages and write in three scripts :)

Amanda Zucoloto

Co-Chair

Name: Amanda Zucoloto

Position: Co-Chair

Lab and Institute: McCoy & McDonald labs, Snyder Institute

Program: Immunology

Favourite CFD/DGA event: Coffee mornings

Fun Fact about yourself: find me running or hiking whenever I am not in the lab!

Megha Murali

Member

Name: Megha Murali

Position: Core member

Lab and Institute: Justin MacDonald Lab/ Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta

Program: PhD candidate/MDBC/BMB 

Favourite CFD/DGA event: Welcome BBQ/Ice cream social 

Fun Fact about yourself: My right ear looks like my dad's and left one looks like my mom's. Literally. 

Lucia Otero Varela

Member

Name: Lucia Otero Varela

Position: Core member

Lab and Institute: Dr. Hude Quan's lab, Centre for Health Informatics

Program: MSc in Community Health Sciences (Health Services Research)  

Favourite CFD/DGA event: Those that involve free food! (e.g., Welcome BBQ)

Fun Fact about yourself: I am a self-taught musician, I learnt to play ukulele using youtube tutorials.  

DGA Representatives

DGA

   

President

      

Contact

MDMI

  

 

Daniel Castaneda Mogolion

Lena Scriver

 

daniel.castanedamogo@ucalgary.ca

lena.scriver@ucalgary.ca

MDIM

 

Madison Turk

 

madison.turk1@ucalgary.ca

MDGI

 

Grace Hudson

 

gmhudson@ucalgary.ca

VMGSA

 

Fernando Guardado

 

fernando.guardado@ucalgary.ca

MDCV

 

Loryn Bohne

 

loryn.bohne@ucalgary.ca

MDSC

 

Victoria Armstrong 

 

victoria.armstrong@ucalgary.ca

MDCHS

 

Sylvia Hao

 

zhi.hao@ucalgary.ca

MDNS/

HBITO

 

HBITO

 

hbito@ucalgary.ca

BTGSA

 

Reilly Baggs

 

kaitlyn.baggs@ucalgary.ca

BME

 

Michael Kuczynski

 

mkuczyns@ucalgary.ca

MDBC

 

Jasper Greysson-Wong

 

jgreysso@ucalgary.ca

MPath

 

Delia Lee

 

sicheng.lee@ucalgary.ca

LiM

 

Stacy Gibson

 

stacy.gibson@ucalgary.ca