Graduate Students

Brandon Bzovey, BS OD FAAO
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36210
Email: bbzovey@uwaterloo.ca

Brandon completed his Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Waterloo in 2019. He has since been practicing in his hometown of Winnipeg for the last 2 years. Currently, he is pursuing his Master’s degree focussing on corneal neuropathic pain under the supervision of Drs. Will Ngo and Lyndon Jones.


Susmita Bose, MSc
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36210
Email: s3bose@uwaterloo.ca

Susmita completed her Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a major in Pharmaceutics in 2017 from Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.  She completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy from West Bengal University of Technology, India. Currently she is pursuing a PhD degree under the supervision of Dr. Lyndon Jones on bandage contact lenses for corneal epithelial wound healing.


Piyush Garg, MTech (Biotechnology)
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 
Email: p24garg@uwaterloo.ca

Piyush completed his master’s in biotechnology from Amity University, India. He has done his internship at Amity Institute of Click Chemistry Research and Studies, India where he worked on hydrogels for drug delivery. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of Dr Lyndon Jones and Dr Chau-Minh Phan investigating degradable materials for ocular drug delivery.


Asiya Jabeen, BSOptom
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36210
Email: ajabeen@uwaterloo.ca

Asiya completed her Bachelor’s in Optometry in 2016 from the Bausch and Lomb School of Optometry (affiliated with Birla Institute of Technology and Science) with 1 year of clinical internship at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India. She received her master’s degree in Vision Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada in 2020 under the supervision of Dr. Lyndon Jones. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD under the supervision of Dr. Lyndon Jones on Choroidal involvement in Myopia.


Manish Shukla, M Pharm (Pharmaceutics)
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 37009
Email: manish.shukla@uwaterloo.ca

Manish completed his Master of Pharmacy with specialization in Pharmaceutics in 2018 at Uka Tarsadia University, India. He completed his Bachelor of Pharmacy in 2016 at Uka Tarsadia University, India. He has worked as a Research Assistant for Leo Lens Technology, USA and worked in the field of developing drug delivery contact lenses. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at the University of Waterloo under the supervision of Dr. Lyndon Jones investigating systems for drug delivery from contact lenses for myopia.