Ryan Amini


Undergraduate Student


Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University
Health Science Centre, Room 4H32
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1

icon_phone 905.525.9140 ext.28813
icon_fax 905.522.9033
icon_mail aminir@mcmaster.ca


Brief Biography:

Ryan is an undergraduate student in the Li Lab, where he is completing his fourth-year senior thesis. His project focuses on the characterization of DNA aptamers that bind to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein. Under the guidance of Dr. Li, Ryan has achieved an NSERC CREATE PROMOTE Scholarship and an NSERC USRA.
Outside of the lab, Ryan enjoys playing/watching basketball!

Research Interests:

Functional nucleic acids, pathogen diagnostics.


Chang, T., He, S., Amini, R., & Li, Y. (2021) Functional Nucleic Acids Under Unusual Conditions. ChemBioChem, 22(14), 2368-2383.