Yvonne Zhong, MSc
Research Technologist I (Clinical)
MSc, University of Toronto
BSc, University of Toronto
What’s your background?
Originally from Northern Mainland China
Studied biochemistry at U of T for undergraduate and graduate school
The human body, especially how it functions as a system from the brain to the heart to the body
Combination of biology/chemistry/physics, especially at the molecular level
Do you have any advice for someone interested in a career in research?
Start exploring early
What do you like to do for leisure?
Watch TV, online shopping, play games
Recent interests: oil painting, leather work and sewing, picked up violin
Any song or book recommendations?
Many favorite songs, recently maybe “Big Bowl of Wide Noodles”
Have been interested in neuroscience in recent years, especially the circuit/universe-like neurons and brain waves, etc.; recommended book: The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks
If someone were to make a movie about your life, what would the title be?
Path to Happiness and Peace through Learning and Understanding