DNA methylation-associated gene activation in mouse development and
cancers. Dr. Maxim Greenberg lab, Institut Jacques Monod, CNRS,
2013 - 2020
Allele-specific DNA methylation dynamics in early mouse
Dr. Matthew Lorincz lab, Dept of Medical Genetics, University of British
Defining biological circuits that couple cell growth
and division in the commensal fungus Candida albicans using genome-wide knockout
Dr. Mike Tyers lab, Dept of Medicine, Université de Montréal.
2012 - 2013
Functional characterization of the Mediator complex in Candida
Dr. Malcolm Whiteway lab, Dept of Genomics, Concordia
Investigating the secretory pathway of Aspergillus niger through
conditional promoter replacement.
Dr. Reginald Storms lab, Dept of Biology, Concordia University.
Biochemical purification and characterization of a novel
protein in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Dr. Paul Joyce & Dr. Judith Kornblatt labs, Dept of Biochemistry,
Gene Regulation and Epigenetics Conference for ECRs Best Oral
Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, Post-Doc en France.
EMBO Post-doctoral Fellowship Acknowledgement of Excellence.
2019 - 2021
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan, RIKEN.
Patricia Baird Prize for Excellence in Medical Genetics, UBC.
The 3rd Canadian Conference on Epigenetics Poster award,
The 3rd Canadian Conference on Epigenetics Travel award,
HTS Data Workshop Registration Award, Canadian Bioinformatics,
2015 - 2017
Killam Doctoral Scholarship, UBC. 62,000$
2015 - 2018
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program, UBC.
2015 - 2019
Four Year Doctoral Fellowship, UBC. 72,800$*
Medical Genetics Research Day Poster Award, UBC. 0$
2014 - 2015
CIHR CGS Master’s scholarship, UBC. 17,500$
2013 - 2014
Medical Genetics Graduate Support Initiative Award, UBC.
NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award, Concordia
Science College Award, Concordia University. 200$
2009 - 2012
Faculty of Arts and Science Dean's List, Concordia University.
2010 - 2011
CAFAmerica Entrance Scholarship, Concordia University.
2009 - 2010
Academic Honour Roll, John Abbott College. 0$
*78,400$ accepted in title only
community and volunteer activities
Institut Jacques Monod bioinformatics office establishment, Paris.
Bioinformatics mentor, Institut Jacques Monod, Paris.
2017 - 2018
Community Scientist, Science World, Vancouver.
Medical Genetics Research Day volunteer, Vancouver.
Entertainer/Teacher: ExpoScience Day, Pointe-Claire.
Open house information booth, Concordia University, Montréal.
Poster presenter p, speaker s or
flash talk f:
Multiple gene regulatory mechanisms converge at the Zdbf2 locus.
Fragile Nucleosome Seminar Series,
Why do mammals need a mom and a dad for conception?
Weekly research seminar,
Concordia, Montréal, Canada.
Divergence of non-canonical imprints in murids.
Genomic Imprinting from Biology to Disease,
Wellcome Genomes Campus, UK.
Epigenetic switcheroo: A genetic and computational approach to
investigate the interplay between DNA methylation and Polycomb in mouse development.
Paris Munich Epigenomics Meeting,
Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany.
Gene Regulation and Epigenetics Conference for Early Career Scientists, Virtual.
DNA methylation dependent gene activation in mouse development.
Epigenomics of Common Diseases, Wellcome
Genomes Campus, UK.
Institut Jacques Monod Scientific Day, Paris, France. f p;
EMBO Awakening of the genome: The maternal-to-zygotic transition,
Leveraging genome repetitiveness for transposon and allele-specific
expression analysis. Bioinformatics Meeting, Paris Rive Gauche, France.
How I met your mother: maternally transmitted DNMT3A regulates paternal gene
expression in the early mouse embryo.
CEEHRC Seminar Series
Zygotic DNA methylation acquisition immediately following
is mediated by DNMT3A and may regulate sperm-specific genes. Transposable Elements
meeting, CSHL, New York, USA.
The 5th Canadian Conference
on Epigenetics, Estérel, Canada.
IHEC & CEEHRC Joint Annual Meeting on Epigenetics, Banff, Canada.
De novo DNA methylation of paternal loci following fertilization:
insights from a novel allele-specific pipeline for NGS datasets.
The 4th Canadian Conference on Epigenetics, Whistler, Canada.
Exploiting mouse hybrids to explore the influence of cis-regulatory
element variation on the transcriptome and epigenome of primordial germ cells.
The 3rd Canadian Conference on Epigenetics,
Chromatin and Epigenetics Keystone Symposia,
Systematic analysis of the influence of transposons on the mouse
IHEC 2014 Science Day,
The 2nd Canadian Conference on Epigenetics, Western University, London,
Characterization of an enolase-related repeat in Saccharomyces
cerevisiae. Undergraduate Research Day, Concordia University, Canada.