DNA repeat instability
Postdoctoral Fellow: Texas Medical Center
Ph.D.: McGill University
B.Sc. (Hon): Concordia University
Fields of Interest:
Genetic Models of Development and Disease
Molecular Medicine and Human Genetics
Understand DNA repeat instability; the cause of >40 diseases including Huntington's disease, muscular dystrophy & amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Use molecular, stem cell, transgenic mouse models and human tissues to understand and modulate this mutation for clinical benefit.
Focus on DNA repair, replication & epigenetics.
Identify therapeutic targets and preclinical therapeutic drugs.
Accepting Rotation Students: