Nayomi Camilus

Undergraduate Research Student

Nayomi is a third year student at the University of Toronto where she is completing a specialist degree in Neuroscience.

Kyle Cheung

Lab Manager

Kyle joins the lab from Winnipeg, Manitoba where he studied cell, molecular and developmental biology at the University of Manitoba


James Dunbar

MSc. Student

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

James studied Biochemistry at the University of Victoria, on Vancouver Island BC. He has worked on projects involving learning and memory in the olfactory system, programmed cell death in cortical neutrons and cellular membrane disruption under high-pressure.

Eduardo Garcia-Giler

MSc. Student

Cell Systems Biology

Eduardo is a MSc. Student from the department of Cell Systems Biology at the University of Toronto. He will be working on developing biofunctionalized silk fibers to increase regeneration and growth of degenerative neural cells.

Eduardo Garcia-Giler

Michael Reber, PhD.

Principal Investigator

Michael works on the development and function of the visual network in normal and pathological context. 

Leanne Da Costa

Administrative Assistant

Leanne is our trusty administrative assistant and handles all of the behind-the-scenes work.


Lab Alumini


Gianni Giusto

Engineering Student

Engineering at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Elise Savier PhD.

PhD. Student

Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia, Department of Biology


Nick Bevins, MD.

PhD. Student / Post Doctoral Fellow

Resident Physician at UC San Diego Health