- Post-doctoral Fellow
- Research: Part of a collaborative effort between Dr. Valerie Booth and NewLab Clinical Research.
Studying the interactions between KIR2DS1 and HLA-Cw6, 2 proteins involved in the condition known as psoriasis.
The goal of this research is to determine a model of the above complex and to determine the crtical residues necessary for the interaction, with the aim of designing a drug that abolishes that same interaction
- Academic Background:
Ph.D. (Biochemistry), Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Post-doctoral Fellowship at BioZentrum in Basel, Switzerland in the group of Joachim Seelig. Studied membrane protein interactions involved in Alzheimer's Disease.