Abigail Derdall (she/her)

Undergraduate researcher

4th year student in B.H.Sc in Biochemistry

Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
McMaster University
Health Science Centre, Room 4H32
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4K1

☎ 905.525.9140 ext.28813
📧 derdalla@mcmaster.ca


Brief Biography:

Abigail is an undergraduate student who joined the Li lab during her third year. In that time she familiarized herself with aptamer SELEX procedures and explored the stability of aptamers in serum. During her 4th year thesis, she will continue to work in the Li lab, shifting her focus to DNAzymes. In her spare time, she enjoys running, biking, reading, taking naps, and all things outdoors!

Research Interests:

Aptamer degradation and stability, Pandemic prevention and preparedness, DNAzyme diagnostics