Catherine Crawford-Brown

catherineCatherine Crawford-Brown is a Master’s student in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine where she is a trainee in the Terry Fox Transdisciplinary Program in Cancer Research. She graduated from McMaster University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Molecular Biology and Genetics. Because of personal connections, Catherine’s research interests lie in the genetics of breast cancer. Currently, she is trying to understand how methylation may impact the different subtypes of breast cancer as well as resistance to certain breast cancer therapies. Catherine has been actively involved in many organizations that are dedicated to informing the public about current advances in research. She was host of the McMaster Science Society radio show, is a member of Let’s Talk Science, and is involved with Women in Science and Engineering (WISE). She has also been an avid participant in Relay for Life, having completed her 4th Relay for Life with RIOT in 2016. She is looking forward to being able to educate the Kingston community about the research being done at Queen’s University. Outside the research community, Catherine is a member of the Queen’s Recreational Skating Club as well as the Queen’s Dance Club.