B.Sc. (Honours) Biology, Minor in Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario, 2017.
M.Sc. Biochemistry and Biomedical Science, McMaster University, anticipated 2019.
Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Health Science Centre, Room 4H32
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1
Alejandra joined the Li lab as a Master student in the Biochemistry program after completing her undergrad at Western University.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends, dancing, working out, and netflix.
Alejandra has many interests like plant biology, metabolism, cancer research, molecular interactions and functional nucleic acids. Currently, she is working on developing aptamers able to detect Fusobacterium nucleatum, a gut microbiobe associated with colorectal cancer.