Fiona Haxho completed her Bachelor’s of Science at Queen’s University studying Life Sciences with a specialization in cancer research. Currently,Fiona is a PhD student at Queen’s working in Dr. Myron Szewczuk’s laboratory in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. Her doctoral research investigates the role of an enzyme called neuraminidase-1 as a potential molecular target for cancer therapy.
As a young scientist, Fiona appreciates the importance of sharing complex scientific knowledge in a comprehensible manner, and having open and meaningful discussions with her peers, the community, and the general public. Fiona is excited to join the Kingston Research Information Outreach Team and to help promote cancer research awareness and learning.