Tijana Matovic
Supervisor: Dr. John F. Dawson

Program: MSc Candidate in Biochemistry (MCB Department)

Academic Background:
BSc Honours Biochemistry and Biotechnology Wilfrid Laurier University, 2008-2012
MSc Cellular and Molecular Biology, Biochemistry University of Guelph, 2012-Present

CBS MSc Research Award, 2012-2013

Research Interests:
Cardiac actin variants
Dilated cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Zebrafish embryo

Thesis Topic:
Characterizing Mutations in the Cardiac Actin Gene (ACTC) Using Zebrafish

Conferences Attended:
Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC) 2012
Zebrafish for Personalized/Precision Medicine Conference 2013