Current Members

Alyssa Schermel (Lab Manager)

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Alyssa has been lab manager of the L’Abbe Lab since attaining her Master’s degree under Dr. Mary L’Abbe in 2012. Alyssa’s main responsibility is managing the University of Toronto’s Food Label Information Program (FLIP), a database of packaged… [Read More]

Post Doctoral Fellows

Mavra Ahmed

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Mavra is a Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. L’Abbe’s Lab. She obtained her PhD degree under the supervision of Dr. L’Abbe, where she specialized in the characterization of dietary intakes of Canadian Armed Forces… [Read More]

Anthea Christoforou

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Anthea joined the L’abbe lab in September 2017 as Post Doctoral Fellow following the completion of her PhD within the department under the supervision of Professor Valerie Tarasuk. Her doctoral research aimed broadly to elucidate the determinants of discretionary nutrition related marketing… [Read More]

PhD Students

MSc Students

Sarah Murphy

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Sarah is pursuing her Masters in Nutritional Sciences under Dr L’Abbe, and is expected to graduate in 2019. Her current research focuses on longitudinal and cross-sectional analyses on the nutrition quality of foods in the… [Read More]

Alena Ng

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Alena is a second-year MSc candidate in the L’Abbe Lab. She received her Honours BSc from the University of Toronto in 2017 with High Distinction, double majoring in nutritional sciences and human biology. Alena’s research… [Read More]

MPH Students

There are no current members who are MPH Students

Undergraduate Thesis Students

Kira Lai

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Kira is an undergraduate student pursuing a double major in Nutritional Science and Health and Disease. She joined the L’Abbe Lab in the summer of 2018 as a summer research volunteer and is currently completing… [Read More]

Yahan (Hailey) Yang

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Hailey is an undergraduate student pursuing a double major in Nutritional Science and Physiology. She joined the L’Abbe Lab in May 2018 as a summer research student and is currently completing the Third Year Research Project (NFS394)…. [Read More]

Shelly Zhang

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Shelly is pursuing a double major in Nutritional Sciences and Human Biology at the University of Toronto. She joined the L’Abbe Lab in September 2018 and is currently working on her undergraduate thesis project, which… [Read More]

Research Assistants

There are no current members who are Research Assistants