Emmanuel Sakarya, B.Sc.


M.Sc. Candidate


Emmanuel is a M.Sc. student at the Trigatti Lab. He completed his Honours Bachelor of Science degree at McMaster University, majoring in Molecular Biology and Genetics. 

Outside of research, Emmanuel loves to play basketball. He also enjoys travelling and fishing. 

Research Focus:

Emmanuel’s research focuses on the athero-protective, multi-domain protein PDZK1 in macrophages. Specifically, he seeks to determine which PDZK1 isoform is expressed in macrophages, and he will conduct a structure and function analysis to determine which domains and features of PDZK1 are involved in athero-protection.