Our laboratory is proud to be part of the Genetics & Genome Biology program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), and the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto. We are located in the state-of-the-art Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning in downtown Toronto.

Our research focuses on histones, histone chaperone proteins, and on the mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance: self-perpetuating changes on chromatin that influence gene expression independently of DNA sequence. This is primarily done through a combination of biochemical, biophysical, cell and molecular biology approaches. Our basic biology research is further complemented with close collaborations with clinical groups here at SickKids.


20-06-01 The pandemic slowed things down, but we have not been inactive!  Congrats to Haley for landing a Canada Graduate Scholarship from CIHR.  We also want to congratulate Shahir for acing his reclassification and transferring to the doctoral program.

19-10-10 The lab participated at the 1st EMBO Workshop of Histone Chaperones.  Congrats to Will for winning a poster award and giving a short talk!

19-09-01 Bakhtiyar is leaving us to pursue graduate studies at York University.  We wish Bakhtiyar the best!

19-05-24 Haley Yun rejoins our team but as a grad student!  Having worked with us as an undergraduate co-op student, Haley will now be co-supervised by Dr. Cynthia Hawkins and us.

19-01-02 Congrats to Steph for defending her M.Sc. and now pursuying her Ph.D. with us!  Also, a warm welcome to the lab’s newest team members: Erum Dhanji and Shahir Morcos.

18-09-12 Congrats to Haley for landing an NSERC undergraduate research award!  Well done Haley!

18-08-28 We would like to extend a warm welcome to Haley Yun, an incoming coop student!

18-07-10 The Campos lab is now receiving funds from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, for exciting collaborative work with Drs Peter Kannu, Philippe Campeau, and Hugo Wurtele.  Congrats to all!

18-07-10 Congrats to Will for successfully getting an Ontario Graduate Scholarship!  Good job!

18-06-22 The lab is now receiving funds from the Garron Family Cancer Centre.  A huge thanks to the GFCC!

18-05-23 Congrats to William Scott who successfully reclassified to the Ph.D. program; the lab’s first Ph.D. candidate!

18-01-12 Congratulations to Stephanie Tran for her Research Training Competition (Restracomp) Fellowship!  Good job Steph!

17-12-01 Nearly the entire lab presented at the 4th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics in Whistler. Congrats to Steph and Will for their U of T Travel Awards.

17-09-01 Jonathon Asa is the lab’s first graduate! Congrats Jonny! A manuscript on his work is soon to follow!

17-08-16 The lab is now receiving funds from the Cancer Research Society.  A huge thanks to the CRS!

17-04-05 Congrats to William for landing a CIHR graduate fellowship.  Well done!

17-01-03 The lab is growing. We welcome our newest members: William Scott & Stephanie Tran

16-07-11 Jonny has been awarded an Ontario Graduate Scholarship.  Congrats Jonny!

16-04-07 The lab is now receiving NSERC support.  A big ‘thanks’ to the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada!

A big THANK YOU to our current and past funding agencies!!

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Cancer Research Society
Garron Family Cancer Centre