Graduate Students

 

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.

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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.

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Heinz Ochtere, OD, MSc
Graduate Student

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

Heinz completed his Doctor of Optometry (OD) program at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana in 2010. He transitioned as International student to pursue his Master’s degree at the School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo, and successfully completed in 2013 under the supervision of Profs. Lyndon Jones and Luigina Sorbara. He returned to Ghana and worked with Sight for Africa Eye Clinic (NGO) and also acted as Interim Clinical Director with Quantum Eye Clinic. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Waterloo investigating the ocular effects of scleral contact lenses on dry eye patients under the supervision of Profs. Lyndon Jones and Maud Gorbet.

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Yutong JinYutong Jin
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567
Email: y46jin@uwaterloo.ca

 

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Megala RamasamyMegala Ramasamy, BTech (Biotechnology)
Graduate Student

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

Megala completed her B. Tech in Biotechnology from Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, India. She did her internship at Microlife Innovations, a start-up where she worked on the development of a paper-based microfluidic device for the detection of adulterants present in milk. After graduation, she worked as a Project Associate at Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials Lab, Indian Institute of Technology Madras where she worked on the development of biomaterials for diabetic wound healing and bone cancer. Currently, she is pursuing an MSc in Vision Science under the supervision of Prof. Lyndon Jones working on the development of microfluidic devices for ophthalmic drug delivery studies.


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.

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