Curriculum Vitae

Education

Banting Fellow (2019 to present)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019 to present)
New York Genome Center, New York, NY, USA

Doctor of Philosophy (2013 to 2018)
Human Genetics (Bioinformatics)
McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

Bachelor of Science (2009 to 2013)
Biology (Honors Specialization in Genetics)
University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

Research Experience

Postdoctoral Research Associate (Jan. 2019 to present)
Supervised by Dr. Neville Sanjana and Dr. Tuuli Lappalainen
New York Genome Center, New York, USA

Graduate Student (Sept. 2013 to Dec. 2018)
Supervised by Prof. Brent Richards
Lady Davis Institute, Montréal, Canada

Queen Elizabeth Scholar / Visiting Scientist (Sept. 2015 to Dec. 2015)
Supervised by Prof. Nicole Soranzo
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK

Visiting Scientist (April 2014)
Supervised by Dr. Jordana Bell
King’s College London, London, UK

Research Assistant (April to Aug. 2012 and April to July 2013)
Supervised by Prof. John McPherson
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Toronto, Canada

Undergraduate Research Student (Sept. 2012 to April 2013)
Supervised by Dr. Kathleen Hill
University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Work Study Student (Sept. 2011 to April 2012)
Supervised by Dr. Brent Sinclair
University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Fellowships

Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (April 2019 to Mar. 2021)
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Ranked 1st out of 204 eligible applications

CIHR Fellowship (April 2019 to Mar. 2022) [Declined due to conflicting fellowships]
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Award (May 2017 to April 2020) [Ended Dec. 2018 due to completion of degree program]
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Max E. Binz Fellowship (Sept. 2016 to Aug. 2017)
McGill University Faculty of Medicine

Fellowship in Applied Genetics (April 2016 to March 2017)
Réseau de médecine génétique appliquée

LDI/TD Bank Studentship Award (January 2016 to December 2016) [Declined due to conflicting fellowships]
Lady Davis Institute

Gérard-Bouchard Fellowship (April 2015 to March 2016)
Réseau de médecine génétique appliquée

Award Highlights

2018

Relève étoile Jacques-Genest
Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS)

ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Research – Finalist
American Society of Human Genetics

Young Investigator Travel Grant
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Early Career Researcher of the Year Top 20 Finalist
UK Biobank

New Investigator Award
European Calcified Tissue Society

Fellowship of Excellence for Young Investigators
European Society of Human Genetics

CHARGE Meeting Travel Award
CHARGE Meeting Organizing Committee

2017

Young Investigator Travel Grant
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Forum on Metabolic Bone Diseases Travel Award
Endocrine Fellows Foundation

Young Investigator Award for PhD Training
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

2016

Young Investigator Travel Grant
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

2015

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship
McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Centre

Young Investigator Award
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Young Investigator Award for PhD Training
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

Tim Murray Short-Term Training Travel Award
Osteoporosis Canada

2014

International Travel Fund
Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Leadership Activities

President (2017 to 2018)
Human Genetics Students’ Society at McGill

Vice President of External Affairs (2015 to 2017)
Human Genetics Students’ Society at McGill

Post-Graduate Students’ Society Councillor (2015 to 2017)
Post-Graduate Students’ Society at McGill

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