MSc/PhD Program
Sophie Gobeil
First Name:
Sophie

Last Name:
Gobeil

Country:
Canada

 



Sophie Gobeil

EDUCATION

College / University:
University of Calgary

Highest Degree:
B.Sc.

Major Subject:
Neuroscience

Lab Experience:
Wet laboratory skills: Zebrafish and mouse husbandry and basic dissections, in situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry, qPCR, gel electrophoresis, microtome and cryosectioning, light and fluorescence microscopy
Dry laboratory skills: ImageJ, MATLAB, Python

Projects / Research:
2019 - 2020: Bachelor’s thesis, “Semaphorin 3F action in zebrafish retinal pigment epithelium genetic ablation”, Dr. Sarah McFarlane
2019: International Internship, “Outer retinal phenotype in a sema3fa mutant zebrafish model of choroidal neovascularization”, Dr. Sarah McFarlane, University of Calgary
2018: Summer Internship, “Anisotropic exclusion effect between photocatalytic Ag/AgCl Janus particles and passive beads in a dense colloidal matrix”, Dr. Larysa Baraban, Technische Universität Dresden
2017: Summer Internship, “Investigating the role of Cystatin C in astrocytes in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis”, Dr. Shalina Ousman, University of Calgary

Scholarships:
2020 - 2022: DAAD Study Scholarship

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I look forward to exploring multiple research areas during my time in Göttingen. I am curious about the molecular mechanisms that underlie neural organization and am especially interested in cell patterning in the context of neurodevelopment and the retina.