Simone moved to the big city to pursue an education in Veterinary Technology at St. Lawrence College. Graduating with distinction in the spring of 2011, she accepted a one year position with the Dorris Lab. In May of 2012, she joined the Scott Lab as a Laboratory Technologist.
Mary Jo Demers
Mary Jo is a physiotherapist who joined the lab in November 2006. She has and undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor, Ontario, 1985. A second undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy from Queen's University, Kingston, 1989, and has been working at Providence Care, St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital since 1989, primarily in Stroke Rehabilitation. She is currently working on a stroke project funded by CIHR.
Kim is the senior laboratory technologist and is responsible for the day to day operation of the lab. She graduated from St. Lawrence College (Kingston) in 1992 and is a member of CALAS.
Helen Bretzke, BA, BSc
Helen administers the lab's databases and writes software to process and analyze experimental data. She received an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto (2006) and another in Drama from Queen's (1990).
Sean is the Mechanical Technologist for the CIHR Group in Sensory-Motor Systems. He is involved in new product development, maintenance and repair of equipment.
Mike is the Computing Systems Technologist for the CIHR Group in Sensory-Motor Systems. He is responsible for the maintenance and operation of the computer systems, servers, and network equipment within the group.
Justin Peterson, BEng
Justin is a software developer who joined the lab in November 2007. He graduated from the Engineering Systems and Computing program at the University of Guelph in 2005. His focus is developing analysis tools and robot tasks for new KINARM users.