Contacts

Pearl Campbell

Pearl Campbell PhD

Director, StemCore Laboratories
Investigator, Regenerative Medicine Program

pcampbell@ohri.ca
Phone:(613) 737-8899 X73110
Fax: (613) 737-6294

Office Location
Critical Care Wing 5151a

Mailing Address
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1H 8L6

Biographical Sketch
Dr. Campbell joined the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute in 2002 to start the genomics core facility. Prior to joining the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute she was Director of Genomics at the Robarts Research Institute. Dr. Campbell has a strong technology background, having obtained a MS in Biotechnology from The Johns Hopkins University. She obtained a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Rudnicki. Dr. Campbell's research interests focus on the use of genomic technologies for basic discovery and translational research in human disease.

Kathy Sheikheleslamy

Kathy Sheikheleslamy

Lab Manager, StemCore Laboratories
Senior Research Technician

DNA Sequencing and Microarray Facilities

ksheikheleslamy@ohri.ca
Phone:(613) 737-8899 X73251
Fax: (613) 737-6294

Office Location
Critical Care Wing 5132

Mailing Address
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1H 8L6

Biographical Sketch
Kathy Sheikheleslamy has been at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute since 2002. She received her BSc from Concordia University. She has an extensive background in Microbiology, Cellular, and Molecular Biology techniques. During her tenure at StemCore Laboratories she has been involved in several large-scale projects such as The Stem Cell Genomic Project and International Regulome Consortium. As lab manager she has acted as the Health and Safety Representative and has mentored junior technicians and cooperative students.

Caroline Vergette

Caroline Vergette

Senior Research Technician
Next Generation Sequencing Facility

cvergette@ohri.ca
Phone:(613) 737-8899 X73251
Fax: (613) 737-6294

Office Location
Critical Care Wing 5132

Mailing Address
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1H 8L6

Biographical Sketch
Caroline Vergette has been with StemCore Laboratories at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute since 2003. She obtained a BSc in Biology from the University of Ottawa in 2001 after which she perfected her Biotechnology skills at La Cité Collégiale, earning a Biotechnology Diploma in 2003. Caroline has performed various roles within the core facility; she was the dedicated operator of the MoFlo flow cytometer and cell sorter for 5 years after which she applied her knowledge of genomics to perform Sanger sequencing, Affymetrix microarrays and Illumina next generation sequencing. Caroline has also participated high-throughput research projects such as the Stem Cell Genomics Project and International Regulome Consortium, performing large-scale cell culture and differentiation assays.