Kaitlyn Margison

Kaitlyn Margison

Summer Student

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  • University of Ottawa, J.D. (2023)
  • University of Ottawa, MSc. Chemistry & Biomolecular Sciences (2020)
  • University of Ottawa, BSc. Biomedical Science (2017)



Kaitlyn has completed her first year at University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. During her first year of study, she held an entrance scholarship awarded to a first-year student with a science or engineering degree. She was also an Assistant Editor for the Ottawa Law Review and will continue as an Associate Editor in her second year.

Prior to her studies in law, Kaitlyn completed a MSc. in Chemistry and a BSc. in Biomedical Science at the University of Ottawa. Her undergraduate studies included 16 months of co-operative education where she worked in various research labs and co-authored publications in the fields of immunometabolism and antioxidant chemistry. During her graduate studies, she held an NSERC scholarship for her research in bioorthogonal chemistry, and completed a graduate diploma in scientific management and leadership.

While at Osler, Kaitlyn will be working with the Intellectual Property group.

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP Entrance Bursary (2020-2021)
  • NSERC Canadian Graduate Scholarship-Master’s Program (2018-2019)
  • QEII Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (2017-2018)

  • The Glebe Centre, Recreational Volunteer

  • Bioorthogonal Reactions Utilizing Nitrones as Versatile Dipoles in Cycloaddition Reactions, Chemical Reviews, January 2021
  • Cycloadditions of Trans-Cyclooctenes and Nitrones as Tools for Bioorthogonal Labelling, ChemBioChem, 21(7), April 2020
  • Optimized Aqueous Kinugasa Reactions for Bioorthogonal Chemistry Applications, Chemical Communications, 56(13), February 2020
  • Choline transport links macrophage phospholipid metabolism and inflammation, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 293(29), July 2018
  • The Potency of Diarylamine Radical-Trapping Antioxidants as Inhibitors of Ferroptosis Underscores the Role of Autoxidation in the Mechanism of Cell Death, ASC Chemical Biology, 12(10), October 2017