2008, PhD, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
2006, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2003, BS, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Active Research Grants
Principal Investigator, Neuro-immune mediated control of mucosal immunity, (Principal Investigator), NIH
Principal Investigator, Mapping of the neuro-immune interface, (Principal Investigator), NIH
Honors and Awards
2004 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Student Prize (Abstract Prize); $850.
2004 Graduate Research in Pharmacology Scholarship RX&D; $15,000 (1 year).
2005 American Society of Cell Biology Travel Award, $1,000.
2005 Graduate Research in Pharmacology Scholarship RX&D; $15,000 (1 year).
2005 Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology; $15,000 (1 year)
2005 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Post-graduate Scholarship, $21,000 per annum (3 years.)
2008 Recipient of the International Irving Institute Fellowship, Cancer Research Institute, $45,000 USD per annum (3 years).
2011 Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, keystone travel award $1,200.
2011 Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship; Ranked 3rd nationally; 50.000 CDN per annum, (3 years).