Graduate Students

Asiya Jabeen, B.S (Opt)
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36210
Email: ajabeen@uwaterloo.ca

Asiya completed her Bachelor’s degree in BSc Optometry in 2016, attending the Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry (affiliated to the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani), LVPEI, Hyderabad. She did a one-year Internship at L.V Prasad Eye institute in Hyderabad, India. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree under the supervision of Dr. Lyndon Jones and Dr. Lakshman Subbaraman on neuropeptides on the ocular surface.


Han (Joanne) Qiao, BSc MSc
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36210
Email: h2qiao@uwaterloo.ca

Han graduated from McMaster University with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, where she explored the type-4 pili system in Pseudomonas aeruginosa, an opportunistic pathogen in cystic fibrosis patients. She is currently working on a master’s degree with Dr. Lyndon Jones, investigating lipid localization on the contact lens.


Stephanie Wong, BA BSc (Hons) MCOptom
Graduate Student

Phone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 37009
Email: s99wong@uwaterloo.ca

Stephanie completed a BA in Biology at the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. She also received an Optometry degree from City University, UK, in 2004 and qualified in 2005. She has worked as a hospital optometrist, in private practice and as the clinic manager at an independent research company. She is currently pursuing a MSc degree at the University of Waterloo investigating meibomian gland dysfunction under the supervision of Dr. Lyndon Jones and Dr. Paul Murphy.