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

Why science?

Fascinated by:

  • 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

  • Stay curious

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

Mailing Address

Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre

The Hospital for Sick Children

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning

686 Bay Street, 17-9702
Toronto, ON  M5G 0A4