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Women in Science Speaker Series - Meet Ms. Matsya Thulasiram

Updated: Apr 25, 2022

Greetings Everyone,

Our Women in Science Speaker Series continues Monday April 11th with Ms. Matsya Thulasiram. Ms. Thulasiram is a third year PhD student in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. She is originally from Winnipeg, MB where she completed her BSc. in Cognitive Science from the University of Manitoba. During her undergraduate years she was funded through an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA), helping push forward her research into the effects of 2D vertically moving targets on reaching and grasping strategies. The training she acquired included MotionMonitor, EyeLinkII, Optotrak Certus, and MATLAB. An extension of this work was continued for her Honours thesis and accepted for publication. Currently, Ms. Thulasiram is investigating hearing regeneration at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. Her focus is on finding biological solutions for hearing impairments/loss. Alongside her research, she is a Site Coordinator with Let's Talk Science and is a coordinator with the Confederation of Laboratory and Pathobiology Students (CLAMPS) at U of T. In these roles she manages volunteer experiences and organize STEM opportunities for students in Manitoba and Ontario. Further to her science background, Ms. Thulasiram is a dance instructor and choreographer with the India School of Dance, Music, and Theatre - focused on the classical Indian Bharatanatyam dance style.

Please join us on Monday April 11th at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom to meet with Ms. Matsya Thulasiram


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