Lab Members

daniela.quail@mcgill.ca

Daniela Quail, Ph.D., Principal Investigator. Daniela completed a B.Sc. and Ph.D. at the University of Western Ontario, and a postdoctoral fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She opened her lab in August 2017 at the Goodman Cancer Research Centre and Department of Physiology at McGill University, Montreal. She currently holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Tumour Microenvironment research.

 

 

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azadeh.arabzadeh@mcgill.ca

Azadeh Arabzadeh, Ph.D., Pharm.D., Research Associate. Azadeh completed a Pharm.D. at Tehran University of Medical Sciences, a Ph.D. at the University of Ottawa, and a postdoctoral fellowship at McGill University. She has >20 years of research experience in cellular and molecular medicine. She joined the Quail lab in August 2017, jointly appointed with the Walsh Lab. Her project is focused on translational regulation of neutrophil phenotypes in cancer.

 

 

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sheri.mcdowell@mail.mcgill.ca

Sheri McDowell, B.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate. Sheri completed a B.Sc. at McGill University, and joined the Quail lab in September 2017 as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physiology. She is a recipient of the Goodman Cancer Research Centre Recruitment Scholarship, and CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship. Her thesis project is focused on the role of obesity-associated inflammation during breast cancer metastasis.

 

 

 

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nicolas.bennett@mail.mcgill.ca

Nick Bennett, Honour’s Student. Nick is an undergraduate student at McGill University in the Interdepartmental Honours program in Immunology. Nick joined the Quail lab in January 2018, and is currently completing his undergraduate honour’s thesis on adipose tissue regulation of cancer progression and response to immunotherapy. He is a recipient of the Canderel Rising Star Summer Studentship and Science Undergraduate Research Award.

 

 

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lucas.perus@mail.mcgill.ca

Lucas Perus, B.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate. Lucas completed a B.Sc. at McGill University in the Interdepartmental Honours program in Immunology, and will be joining the Quail lab in September 2018 as a Ph.D. student. He is a recipient of the Max and Jane K. Childress Entrance Fellowship in Physiology. His thesis project will be focused on microenvironmental regulation of cancer progression within the brain.

 

 

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simon.milette@mail.mcgill.ca

Simon Milette, M.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate. Simon completed a B.Sc. in the Interdepartmental Honours program in Immunology, and an M.Sc. in Experimental Medicine at McGill University and the MUHC. He will be joining the Quail lab in September 2018 as a Ph.D. student. His thesis project will be focused on the role of neutrophils in lung tumors, and will use intravital microscopy to study immune cell trafficking.

 

 

 

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ryan.yang@mail.mcgill.ca

Ryan Yang, Honour’s Student. Ryan is an undergraduate student at McGill University in the department of Microbiology and Immunology. Ryan joined the Quail lab in September 2018, and is currently completing his undergraduate honour’s thesis on microenvironmental regulation of brain metastasis. 

 

 

 

Benoit Fiset

benoit.fiset@mcgill.ca

Benoit Fiset, Bioinformaticist. Benoit has over 25 years of experience in computer science, IT Networking and Internet Security, and is proficient in many computer programming languages which include Perl, R, and Python. He provides critical analytic support for all lab members, and has developed computational pipelines for sequencing analysis, imaging studies, and data integration. He joined the Quail Lab in November 2017, and is jointly appointed with the Walsh Lab

 

 

Valérie Breton, B.Sc., Lab Manager
Valérie completed a B.Sc. in Biotechnology at Université Sherbrooke. She has >15 years of research experience in cell biology and mouse models of cancer. She joined the Quail lab in August 2017 as a Lab Manager, jointly appointed with the Walsh Lab, and is the point-person for training, operations and technology development.