John Lin

John Lin

Studying computer science at Concordia University

I am a second-year computer science student at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. I also have a M.Sc. in Experimental Medicine and a B.Sc. in Physiology from McGill University.

Education

Start End Location Degree Major
2020 2023 Concordia University Bachelor of Computer Science Computer Science, General
2016 2019 McGill University Master of Science, Thesis Experimental Medicine
2012 2016 McGill University Bachelor of Science Physiology

Employment

2019 - present Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre
Lab Technician, Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy's Lab
  • Contributed to over 20 scientific publications at part of the Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program and Chronic Viral Illness Service
  • Used lab techniques to research the role of gastrointestinal immunity in people living with HIV
  • Helped secure research grants and government funding for further research in HIV and other chronic viral illnesses
2016 - 2018 McGill Athletics and Recreation
Lifeguard and Swim Instructor
  • Taught children aged 5-15 swimming skills, ranging from novice to advanced
  • Ensured the safety of patrons at the McGill Memorial Pool
2015 Inviva, McKesson Canada
Summer Student
  • Consolidated patient files and performed data entry
2012 - 2015 Toronto Parks and Recreation
Lifeguard, Swim Instructor and Wading Pool Attendant
  • Taught swimmers of all ages swimming skills
  • Ensured safety of patrons at the pool

Scientific Publications

Please refer to this link for an up-to-date list of published works

Extracurriculars

2014 - 2016 McGill Science Undergraduate Society
Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Worked with departmental student councils to organize workshops and career events
  • Headed planning committees for the Graduate and Professional Schools Fair and Academia Week
  • Attended departmental meetings with the Dean and Associate Dean of Science
Academia Week Coordinator
  • Helped prepare and run Academia Week
  • Invited guest speakers to speak to undergraduate McGill students about career opportunities in the sciences
Finance Committee Member
  • Helped audit departmental student councils
2014 - 2015 McGill University Health Centre
Patient Welcome Volunteer
  • Welcomed new inpatients and provided companionship through games and crafts