Professional Activities

Research Supervision:

Camilla Giovino


  • Highest-Performing Highly Commended Entrant; US & Canada Regional Winner in Medical Sciences, The Undergraduate Awards


  • Outstanding Achievement in Human Biology Award
  • Outstanding Achievement in Undergraduate Research Award
  • The Isabel Bader In-Course Scholarship (U of T)


  • The Regents In-Course Scholarship (U of T)

Hilary Pang


  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship
  • Graduate and Life Sciences Education Merit Entrance Scholarship
  • F. Michael Barrett Best Poster Award
  • Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s (CGS-M)
  • Banting & Best Diabetes Centre-University Health Network Graduate Award


  • Medical Biophysics Summer Studentship
  • The Undergraduate Awards High Commendation (Top 10%)
  • Global Summit Travel Scholarship
  • Brian David Radford Memorial Scholarship
  • Rhodes Scholarships Nominee

Jacqueline Law


  • F. Michael Barrett Best Poster Award

Pamela Psarianos


  • Medical Biophysics Excellence Award


  • University of Toronto Undergraduate Research Opportunities Award
  • 1st Place at the Medical Biophysics Summer Student Poster Day


  • Medical Biophysics Summer Studentship

Petra Famiyeh


  • University of Toronto Department of Human Biology Excellence Award in Undergraduate Research
  • University of Toronto Department of Medical Biophysics Summer Student Research Day Poster Award
  • J.J. Berry Smith Outstanding Achievement in Undergraduate Research Award in Human Biology

Invited Speaker (Non-Conference Events):


  • CSB Undergraduate Poster Session ~ 2016
  • Undergraduate 3 Minute Thesis at the University of Toronto ~ 2015
  • The Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA) Meeting, Poster Session, Toronto ~ 2012


  • President’s Scholars of Excellence Program Mentor ~ 2017
  • The University of Toronto’s Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) Course Design/Redesign Institute Professional Development Event ~ 2012


Liu FF, Zhao, X, Yip KW. Composition and methods for regulating extracellular matrix accumulation. Filed June 14, 2019.

Yip KW, Sergienko E, Reed JC.  Methods and compounds for regulating apoptosis: converters of Bcl-2 proteins.  Filed May 30, 2008.  Provisional patent application filed June 8, 2007.


The Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA) Meeting ~ 2003-2004


Queen’s University Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Internal Academic Review Committee ~ 2001-2002

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