Sumayyah Sokeechand, B.Sc.


Ph.D. Candidate


Sumayyah joined the Trigatti Lab as a direct entry Ph.D. candidate. She previously studied Biomedical Sciences at the University of Waterloo.

Outside of the lab, Sumayyah enjoys many hobbies, including travelling, reading, and cooking. 

Research Focus:

Sumayyah’s project focuses on the inflammatory aspects of atherosclerosis, specifically pertaining to the role of interleukin receptor alpha (IL-15Ra) in atherosclerotic development.