Heritage Medical Research Centre

University of Alberta, Edmonton


January 2020

​[New Graduate Student] The Kassiri lab welcomes Mr. Tolga Kilic, a new Graduate Student. Tolga recieved his BSc in Biochemistry from University of Alberta in 2019.

December 2019

​[New Publication] Congratulations to Jana et al. on publishing a Review article on "Extracellular matrix, regional heterogeneity of the aorta, and aortic aneurysm" in Experimental and Molecular Medicine, 2019. 

september 2019

June 2019

​[Recognition] Dr. Zam Kassiri has been awarded the prestigious Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Cardiovascular Extracellular Matrix

Join our laboratory

The Kassiri Lab welcomes students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars who are interested in conducting research related to extracellular matrix and cardiovascular diseases. The potential applicants are expected to have a strong background in one of the following areas: physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and pharamcology. Potential graduate students are admitted to the MSc or PhD physiology program at the University of Alberta. If you are intrinsically motivated, please contact Dr. Kassiri directly. Please click here for more details regarding position availability in our lab.

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