Heritage Medical Research Centre
University of Alberta, Edmonton
[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.
[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.
[New Publication] Congratulations to Chute et al. on publishing a Review article on "The Non-Fibrillar Side of Fibrosis: Contribution of the Basement Membrane, Proteoglycans, and Glycoproteins to Myocardial Fibrosis" in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease, 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.