NorthOmics Proteomics and Beyond Wed, 22 Feb 2023 20:40:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 NorthOmics 32 32 Welcome on board NorthOmics Wed, 22 Feb 2023 20:33:16 +0000

Welcome Galen on board NorthOmics,

Dr. Galen Guo is a Ph.D. holder in Biology with a specialization in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology. Dr. Guo is fluent in written and spoken French and English, as well as spoken Cantonese. He has published research papers on the discovery and identification of a new methylmercury demethylation pathway in the human gut microbiota and the description of river otter microbiota. Dr. Guo has received numerous scholarships, including the NSERC CREATE-REACT scholarship and the Simon Nehme Entrepreneurship School scholarship. Dr. Guo has experience as a Research Scientist and Post-Doctoral Fellow at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and has developed a novel pipeline for metagenomic and whole genome sequencing data analyses. He has also worked as a lecturer and teaching assistant at various universities, including the University of Ottawa and Laurentian University. Additionally, Dr. Guo has served as a volunteer Director of Community Accounts at St-John Ambulance Region 6, Division 178, Montreal, Quebec.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Mon, 19 Dec 2022 16:49:41 +0000

Early celebrations of Christmas and New Year of 2023!!

Secret gifts from Santa bring all the best for the new year. 

The following is from ChatGPT:

The new year is a time to celebrate with friends and loved ones, and to look back on the accomplishments and challenges of the past year. It’s a time to be grateful for the good things in life and to consider ways to make the coming year even better.

As we move into the new year, let’s take the opportunity to focus on what truly matters and to make a positive difference in the world. Let’s embrace new challenges and opportunities with hope and determination, and let’s strive to be the best versions of ourselves.

Here’s to a happy and prosperous new year, full of growth, success, and all the things that bring us joy and fulfillment. Wishing you all the best in the year to come!




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A late welcome to new members to NorthOmics Mon, 24 Oct 2022 14:51:51 +0000

Welcome Ailing Zhang to join our lab as Ph.D candidate in metaproteomics, for RapidAim projects

Welcome, Luman Wang to join our lab as visiting scholar. Dr. Wang is from Peking University and majored in machine learning.

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Wolf trail hiking to keep the fall Mon, 24 Oct 2022 13:26:31 +0000

wolf trail hiking@20221021



What a pleasant fall morning at wolf-trail in Gatineau park before all leaves are gone.

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Same site at vincent massey park at the end of covid Fri, 17 Jun 2022 13:39:56 +0000

At the same vincent Massey park

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Welcome two members Wed, 01 Jun 2022 13:23:37 +0000

Welcome two NorthOmics members joining the lab, Michelle Lachance as lab tech, and Qing Wu as a Ph.D student. 

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iMetalab suite got published Wed, 25 May 2022 17:31:25 +0000

The iMetalab suite got published!

iMetaLab Suite: A one‐stop toolset for metaproteomics, a free, easily accessible, and actively updated toolset available to assist researchers to explore metaproteomic data.

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Celebration of the 2021 Christmas Wed, 22 Dec 2021 17:33:43 +0000

NorthOmics lab decided to support local restaurant by Christmas lunch 2021. Such a difficult time for every one due to the Omicron variant of COVID.  Still, let’s cheer and hope for the best of 2022. 

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A long awaited get-together after so long of COVID break Wed, 25 Aug 2021 03:12:41 +0000

With all participants fully vaccinated, NorthOmics lab finally get a chance to get together physically during this hard time of COVID, on a beautiful day (Aug 19, 2021) at Vincent Massey Park.

A few people are missing in the group picture.

Hopefully the research will be fully back on track soon. 

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Are your drugs right for your gut? Thu, 24 Jun 2021 17:58:53 +0000

See original report from logo-toronto


A harmonious diversity of digestive tracks.


A harmonious diversity of digestive tracks.  KYLE LEON

The Figeys Lab at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine tailors nutrition and drugs to each person’s unique microbiome





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