Quantitative Morphogenesis Laboratory

University of Toronto


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.