Maria is interested in investigating the genetic factors underlying natural variation in drug responses, particularly with anthelmintic compounds and novel small molecules. She uses a combination of high-throughput screening and wild isolates to tease out the variants responsible for drug resistance and sensitivity. Outside of the lab, Maria has a high interest in career development and exploration, actively participating in student groups such as the Life Science Career Development Society (LSCDS) and the University of Toronto Consulting Association (UTCA).
H.BSc University of Toronto
Watching the post-2016 Leafs, Waiting for the GO train, and not understanding pop culture references