Urfa Arain, Ph.D. Student

My research focuses on mechanisms underlying neuronal migration in the Drosophila optic lobe.

Ted Erclik, Ph.D.

Dr. Ted Erclik is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Toronto-Mississauga (UTM), co-appointed in the Graduate Department of Cell and Systems Biology (CSB), and a member of Vision Science Research Program (VSRP) and the Program in Neuroscience (PIN)  at the University of Toronto.

Drea Miller, Volunteer

Priscilla Valentino, MSc Student

My research focuses on the dorsoventral patterning of the early optic lobe that generates neural diversity. 

Want to join us?


We are currently recruiting graduate students.


Please email a CV and contact details for three references to

Serious candidates should subsequently apply to the University of Toronto Department of Cell & Systems Biology graduate program.

Ishrat Maliha Islam, Ph.D. Student


​My research focuses on the selective integration of spatial inputs during Drosophila optic lobe neurogenesis.

Batool Khorsanee, Undergraduate Thesis Student

Natasha Sijeondoro, Volunteer

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