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3MT: Heather Coatsworth

May 16, 2016
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SFU's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finals took place on March 14, 2016. Heather Coatsworth, Biology, spoke on "Going Viral: Can We Stop Dengue Transmission?" Supervisor: Dr. Carl Lowenberger.

Heather is a PhD student at SFU in the Biological Sciences program. She is currently using bioinformatic and molecular techniques to identify and modify resistance factors in dengue incompetent Aedes aegypti. She is passionate about international collaboration, science education, as well as engaging girls and women in STEM fields.

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LinkedIn: Heather Coatsworth
ResearchGate: Heather Coatsworth
Twitter: Heather Coatsworth

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