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Urfa Arain, Ph.D. Student

My research focuses on mechanisms underlying neuronal migration in the Drosophila optic lobe.

Ted Erclik, Ph.D.

Dr. Ted Erclik is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Toronto-Mississauga (UTM), co-appointed in the Graduate Department of Cell and Systems Biology (CSB), and a member of Vision Science Research Program (VSRP) at the University of Toronto.

Priscilla Valentino, Ph.D. Student

My research focuses on the dorso-ventral patterning of the early optic lobe. 

Want to join us?


We are currently recruiting graduate students.


Please email a CV and contact details for three references to

Serious candidates should subsequently apply to the University of Toronto Department of Cell & Systems Biology graduate program.

Ishrat Maliha Islam, Ph.D. Student


​My research focuses on the selective integration of spatial inputs during Drosophila optic lobe neurogenesis.

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