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We have had a busy month of conferences!

Congrats to MacKenzie Wilke and Sarah Lyle for representing Canada at the Pharmacogenomics Global Research Network Meeting and both receiving top abstract awards! Also to MacKenzie for receiving a silver award in the Child Health Research Days Conference (MSc category).

The Drögemöller Lab is extremely thankful for support from various funding agencies!

In the last few months the Drögemöller Lab has received funding from CIHR (Operating Grant: Early Career Investigators in Maternal, Reproductive, Child & Youth Health); Research Manitoba (New Investigator Operating Grant) and the Health Sciences Centre Foundation (General Operating Grant). We appreciate your support!

Welcome to Samah Ahmed, who will be joining the lab as an MSc student!

Congrats on receiving the International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship, Samah! Samah will be working on using single cell sequencing and GWAS to gain insight into the genomics of hearing loss traits.

Welcome to Urim Iyasere and Vaibhav, who will be joining the lab as summer students!

Congrats on receiving the CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute and Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba (CHRIM) Undergraduate Summer Studentships!

Congratulations to Sarah Lyle for completing her Genetics Honours project!

In addition to Sarah completing her Honours project focusing on the genetics of polycystic ovary syndrome, we are also thrilled that Sarah will be staying on in the lab as a Co-op student!

To celebrate everyone's hard work over the last couple of months we took part in a Heist

Thanks to some very clever people in the lab, we successfully completed this escape room game (despite “helpful” contributions from the PI)

Welcome to Danielle Johnson, who will be joining the lab as a Mitacs-Globalink UK-Canada PhD exchange student!

Danielle will be joining us remotely from the UK to perform a systematic review of the use of polygenic risk scores in the field of pharmacogenomics.