PI Biography

verschoor-2016

Highlights:

  • > 40 peer reviewed manuscripts published (See Pubmed)
  • h-index = 16, i-index =18, >1300 citations (Google Scholar)
  • Mentored >20 graduate and undergraduate students

Professional Standing

Assistant Professor, 2016 – Present.
McMaster University. Hamilton, ON, Canada.
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Research Associate, 2016 – Present.
Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)
Biorepository and Bioanalysis Centre

Member, 2016 – Present. McMaster Institute for Research on Aging

Member, 2012 – Present. Ontario Thoracic Society

Education & Training

Post-doctoral Fellowship, 2010-2015.
McMaster University. Hamilton, ON, Canada.
McMaster Immunology Research Centre
Dept. of Pathology and Molecular Medicine.
Supervisor and Mentor: Dr. Dawn ME Bowdish
Focus: Aging and mucosal immunity.
Awards: MG DeGroote Post-doctoral Fellowship (2011-2012) and Canadian Thoracic Society Post-doctoral Fellowship (2012-2014)

Doctorate, 2007-2010.
University of Guelph. Guelph, ON, Canada.
Centre for the Genetic Improvement of Livestock
Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science.
Supervisor: Dr. Niel Karrow
Focus: Immunogenetics.
Awards: Canadian Dairy Commission – Doctoral Scholarship (2007-2010) and D.F. Forster Medal nominee.

MSc, 2004-2006. University of Guelph. Guelph, ON, Canada.
Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science.
Supervisor: DR. Serguei Golovan
Focus: Genomics.

BSc, 2000-2004. University of Guelph. Guelph, ON, Canada.
Biomedical Sciences, Honours.