The Centre for Functional and Metabolic Mapping

Those who make it possible:

Core Scientists

Core Staff – Full Time

A few of our Team

3T 2

Kyle Gilbert, Research Scientist;  Oksana Opalevych, MRI Technologist; Joe Gati, Acting Director; Ravi Menon,  Scientist; Martyn Klassen, Research Scientist.


9.4T 2
Miranda Bellyou, Animal Care Specialist; Ravi Menon, Scientist;  Alex Li, Research Technologist & Unit Manager


  Igor Solovey, Software Engineer; Alan Kuurstra, Research Engineer; Kyle Gilbert, Research Scientist

Peter Zeman, Research Technician & Dr. Ravi Menon, Scientist, of CFMM

Missing from photo Alex Mashkovtsev, Research Engineer

Core Staff- Part Time


  1. Development
  2. Neurodegeneration
  3. Neurons-to-Networks
  4. Neuropsychiatry
  5. Technology Development


Menon Group


Graduate Students

Post-Doctoral Fellows


  • Jean Guy Belliveau (Biomedical Engineering) 2011 – 2016 Currently Medical Physics Resident, University of Calgary
  • Ian Connell (Medical Biophysics) 2012 – 2017 Currently MRI Scientist, Synaptive Medical, Toronto
  • Andrew Curtis (Medical Biophysics) 2007 – 2014 Currently MRI Scientist, Synaptive Medical, Toronto
  • Ester Kho (Medical Biophysics) 2013 – 2014 co-supervised with Dr. M.J.W. Greuter
  • David Rudko (Physics) 2008 – 2014 Currently Post-Doctural Fellow, Montreal Neurological Institute

Bartha Group

Graduate Students

Post-Doctoral Fellows


  • Kayla Ryan
  • Cantor Diego (Biomedical Engineering) 2008 – 2015 Currently Machine Learning Engineer, Awake Labs, Toronto, Ontario, CAN
  • Sandy Goncalves (Medical Biophysics) 2011 – 2014 Currently Research Associate, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN USA
  • Samaneh Kazemifar (Medical Biophysics) 2011 – 2016
  • Izabela Kowalczyk (Medical Biophysics) 2008 – 2014
  • Kamini Marathe (Medical Biophysics) 2013 – 2015
  • Nevin McVicar (Medical Biophysics) 2009 – 2014  Currently Medical Physicist, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver BC CAN
  • Jacob Penner (Medical Biophysics) 2007 – 2014 Currently Post-Doctoral Fellow (with Dr. Peter Williamson), Lawson Research Institute, London, Ontario CAN
  • Harish Sharma (Medical Biophysics) 2011- 2014
  • Jonatan Snir (Medical Biophysics) 2011 – 2015  Currently Medical Physicist, London Regional Cancer Program, London, Ontario CAN

Baron Group


Nico Arezza

Post Doc

Aidin Arbabi

Everling Group

Ramina Adam

Jason Chan

Maryam Ghahremani

Liya Ma

Alex Major

David Schaeffer

Susheel Vijayragha

Chronik Group

Grad Students

Eric Lessard – Ph.D.

Daniel Martire – MSc

Xiau Ding – MSc

Arjama Halder – MSc

Amgad Louka – MSc

Post-doctoral Fellows

Dr. Ian Connell


Aaron Ross: Co-op Trainee (Fanshawe College, Electro-mechanical program), Sept 2016 – December 2016. (Current position: student, Fanshawe College)

Rebecca Moyer, PhD: Post-doctoral fellow (co-supervised with Prof. Trevor Birmingham), Sept 1, 2015 – December 31, 2016. (Current position: Assistant Professor, School of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University)

Rachel Chan, PhD: Post-doctoral fellow, January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015. (Current position: Research Associate, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario)

Geron Bindseil, Ph.D: Post-doctoral fellow, Sept. 2013 – Sept 2015. (Current position: Senior Scientist, Synaptive Medical, Toronto, Ontario).

Khan Group

Graduate Students


Nickolas Christidis


Nickolas Christidis

Dimuthu Hemachandra

Post Doc

Uzair Hussain