Sampson Fok

MSc, Chemical and Environmental Toxicology

2018-2021. Comparing PFAS toxicokinetics in human tissues and microbial environments

Selected undergraduates

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Maxi Steinmetz

BSc (Nutritional Sciences), Justus Liebig University Giessen

2019. Maxi received an undergraduate summer exchange opportunity through the MITACS  internship program. She researched the effect of pain-relieving drugs on altering omega-6 fatty acid metabolism.  


Aleen Awais

BSc (Health Science), Carleton University

2018-2020. Aleen participated in summer research and was a recipient of I-CUREUS awards. She helped with the maintenance of C. elegans, our model for studying toxicant mechanisms of action.


Danielle Beyers

BScH (Chemistry), Carleton University

2018-2019. Danielle did her Honours project with the group developing an enzyme activity assay to assess pollutant metabolism.

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Sean Hargrave

BScH (Chemistry), Carleton University

2019. Sean synthesized 8 metabolites of fluorinated pollutants to serve as analytical standards and toxicant substrates in future projects.

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Kali Deecker

BScH (Chemistry), Carleton University

2019-2020. Kali used computer modeling and LC-MS/MS to examine the metabolism of omega-6 fatty acids and how this can be modulated in the presence of aspirin.