Dr. Fatemeh Shahhosseini
Research Associate, Rosbson DNA Science Centre Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute, at University of Calgary
Dr. Fatemeh is currently working as a Research Associate in a structural biology Laboratory at Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute at University of Calgary. She obtained her Ph.D. in molecular biology and later Postdoc. in medical microbiology. Throughout her research life, she has had the opportunity to work with various research teams overseas and in Canada. She has always been passionate about training students and junior staff in research and teaching laboratories and has taught life sciences related subjects for many years. She has acted as a poster/presentation judge in many conferences and is the co-author/author of 11 research posters and 6 research papers so far. She was profiled as one of the 50 faces at the Cumming School of Medicine at University of Calgary in 2017.
Dr. Fatemeh has been volunteering with several organizations including but not limited to Calgary Immigrant Women Association, The Calgary Region Immigrant Employment Council, and Calgary Catholic Immigration Society as a mentor to help professionals to integrate into Canadian workplace. She is the co-leader of Calgary node at Immigrant and International Women in Science to promote equity, diversity and inclusion. She values community engagement and is a Program Chair at the community board to help build a stronger community. She is a committee member of Working Our Way to Wellness to advocate mental wellness at workplaces.