3MT: Heather Coatsworth
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.
One take, one static slide, no props.
Just 3 minutes and the power of the spoken word.
3MT is an unparalleled interdisciplinary opportunity for you to hear about the interesting research that's taking place around the university, as well as to pick up some presentation techniques from some of the best graduate student presenters at SFU — and all in 3-minute segments.