Arghavan Omidi, Dylan Kain, Farah Jazuli, Milca Meconnen & Andrea K. Boggild

Arghavan Omidi is a recent graduate of McMaster University, with an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences. She has a research background in genomics, and to expand her scope, is active as a trainee in the Boggild lab with interests ranging from tropical viral infections to wilderness medicine.

Dylan Kain is an internal medicine physician, who has just completed his last year of infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Toronto and is presently undertaking a post-doctoral fellowship in Emerging Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine. He has special interests in global health, tropical medicine and tuberculosis and plans to pursue a career in translational tuberculosis research.

Farah Jazuli is a 5th year emergency medicine resident at McMaster University. She has an interest in global health and disaster medicine and is an avid lover of the outdoors. Farah has been involved in research in the Boggild lab since she was a medical student and hopes to integrate her passion for tropical medicine with her practice as an emergency medicine provider.

Milca Meconnen is a fourth year McMaster student studying Molecular Biology and Genetics. She is a new research trainee in the Boggild lab, with a research background in environmental and medical sciences. She wishes to pursue research in tropical infectious disease and public health in the future.

Andrea K. Boggild is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and is a Graduate Faculty member of the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto. She is the Medical Director of the Tropical Disease Unit at Toronto General Hospital and a Staff Physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University Health Network. As a Clinician Scientist, she leads international research collaborations in the field of tropical medicine.

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