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Monica Phimmachanh

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: UNSW

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: NSW

Focus Area

Technology and innovation

Monica Phimmachanh

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: UNSW

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: NSW

Focus Area

Technology and innovation

Biography

I am a warm, positive and driven young woman who is always striving to learn new things. I am driven by my passion for research in science and in particular, the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry and computational biology. Lately, I have been committed to employing high-throughput technologies and powerful analytical approaches to my research.

 

My PhD project will focus on conducting novel and innovative systems analysis and biochemistry techniques to dissect the specific function of histone deacetylases, a superfamily of enzymes in the context of dynamic cell behaviours.

 

I aim to integrate technology with world leading research to showcase and inspire research in young people to pursue a career in STEM, to become a leader in the scientific and general community.

 

Alongside my studies, I enjoy baking and catering for family and friends as well as running and brazillian jiujitsu.

Skills & Expertise

  • Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • High Content Imaging
  • Mammalian Tissue Culture
  • Science communication
  • Teamwork

"Being a first born generation Australian from parents that migrated from Vietnam and Laos in the 1970s, it was clear to me from a young age to make learning a priority."


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