Quantitative Morphogenesis Laboratory

University of Toronto


10/2019 - Congrats to Anna and Katy, whose paper on actin and myosin dynamics during wound healing is now out in MBoC. Check it out!

09/2019 - Welcome to our new lab member, Gonca!

08/2019 - Negar and Katy attended the first annual Ontario Cell Biology Symposium. Negar received an award for the best 12 minute talk, congratulations!

08/2019 - We have said goodbye to some members (Gary, Jessica, Alex, and Iván) and welcomed some new faces (Clara and Michelle). Check out the People page to read more about RFG lab members!

07/2019 - A collaboration with the Peifer lab that Alex worked on was published in MBoC. Check it out!

07/2019 - Jessica successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Yu!

06/2019 - Gordana passed her Proposal Examination and is now officially a PhD Candidate!

06/2019 - The RFG Lab attended CanFly as a group. Gordana gave a podium talk while Negar, Jessica, Chris, Katy, and Alex presented posters. Everyone had a great time!

06/2019 - Gordana received the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). Congrats!

06/2019 - Chris gave a podium talk at the annual retreat for the Collaborative Specialization in Developmental Biology.

06/2019 - Katy's review about cytoskeletal networks in embryonic wound repair was published in MBoC. Check it out!

05/2019 - Chris won first place for his podium talk at the annual IBBME Annual Research Conference. Congrats, Chris!

05/2019 - Gary, Katy, Chris, and Gordana represented the RFG lab at the annual Let's Talk Science Challenge, inspiring future scientists. Check out a summary of their experience on the CSB News page.

05/2019 - Gordana gave a talk at the annual CSB research day. Great job, Gordana!

04/2019 - Chris and Katy both received fellowships! Chris received the NSERC Doctoral Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D) and Katy received the CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congrats!

03/2019 - Rodrigo, Jessica, Gordana, and Katy travelled to Dallas for the Annual Drosophila Research Conference. Jessica gave a talk and Gordana presented a poster and a poster preview talk.

03/2019 - Chris represented the lab at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting and won a Student Research Achievement award for his poster. Nice job, Chris!

12/2018 - Gordana and Rodrigo wrote a preview of a paper for Developmental Cell. Check it out!

12/2018 - Congrats to the winners of the TBEP Holiday gingerbread house contest! The team was made up of RFG lab and Simmons lab members.

12/2018 - The RFG Lab was well-represented at the annual ASCB/EMBO meeting! Jessica gave a talk and poster, while Gordana and Negar presented posters. Great job!

12/2018 - Gordana and Chris presented posters at the 3rd Annual Medicine by Design Symposium. Nice job representing the lab!

11/2018 - Congratulations Dr. Anna Kobb! Anna successfully defended her thesis and is moving on to a position at Interface Biologics.

11/2018 - Congratulations to Miranda, whose paper on the signals that orchestrate the embryonic response to wounds in fly and fish embryos is out! See Publications to learn more.

10/2018 - Congratulations to the TBEP Pumpkin Carving Team (Translational Booooo-ology) on their MaRS pumpkin contest win for their rendition of the Alien chest-burster. The RFG lab was represented by Katy.

09/2018 - Welcome to our new lab members: Gary, Katy, and Cristina! Check them out and see the latest lab photo at the People tab.