The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology is located at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa. The aim of the institute is to develop and apply systems biology to biological studies relevant to human diseases.
The OISB summer fellowship awarded to a 3rd year TMM undergraduate performing research in OISB lab. This summer, Ashley will be working in Dr. Adam Rudner’s laboratory, and she will continue this work for her 4th year Honours research project. Ashley will be investigating the mechanism by which cells assemble heterochromatin, an important and abundant chromosomal structure. Learn more about Ashley’s project here: