2023 3MT Finalists

  • Amel Sassi

    Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Amel Sassi, and I am a first-year year master’s student in the department of Biomedical Engineering. I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Western Ontario in Medical Sciences, where I built a strong foundation in the biological and physical aspects of health care. By […]

  • Archchun Ariyarajah

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a fourth-year PhD candidate in Epidemiology at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. My research interests include infectious-disease epidemiology, public health policy, global health, and implementation science. Previously, I worked as an epidemiologist for the World Health Organization on public health emergencies including Ebola, Zika, and […]

  • Yuval Peled

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Yuval, a recently graduated dentist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Currently, I’m pursuing an MSc degree at U of T, where I’m conducting research on neutrophils’ (human white blood cells) interaction with teeth and dental materials under the supervision of Dr. Yoav Finer and Dr. Michael Glogauer. […]

  • Nidhi Sachdeva

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a mother of three, a multilingual researcher and a passionate educator. I grew up in India but I have made Toronto my home since 2007. I love traveling, hiking, doing yoga and spending time with my family as I watch my kids grow and do great things. […]

  • Nandita Menon

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I am currently a second-year PhD student at U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry. I have degrees in Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering. I moved to Canada from Singapore in 2020 and loved it so much here that I decided to stay for good! What are you researching? I am […]

  • Megh Rathod

    Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Megh Rathod, and I’m a a second-year PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto and Ted Rogers Center for Heart Research. I completed my undergraduate degree at McMaster University in the Honours Integrated Science program with an Interdisciplinary Minor in Community Engagement. I […]

  • Kyla Pyndiura

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I am a third-year PhD student in Exercise Science at the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education. I completed my Master of Science and Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto. After sustaining a number of concussions while involved in sports throughout childhood, I became fascinated by the […]

  • Jaime Grimm

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a PhD candidate in the department of ecology and evolutionary biology and a first-gen university graduate. I love being outside in any capacity – research or leisure – and can be found cycling, hiking, tide pooling and scuba diving. When I’m indoors, you can find me reading or […]

  • Emily Majaesic

    Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a third-year PhD student in biological chemistry. I moved here for grad school from Edmonton, Alberta. What are you researching? I’m working on developing single molecule protein sequencing technology. What impact do you hope to have on your field and / or your community? This would be the […]