Ph.D., Research Associate
Simon is a Research Associate in the laboratory of Dr. Caroline Cameron in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Victoria. After completing his M.Sc. in Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto, he worked as a protein scientist in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries in Toronto. He then obtained his Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology at Queen’s University Belfast (UK) and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in spirochete pathogenesis at the University of Victoria. His current research interests focus on the molecular mechanisms that facilitate tissue invasion and widespread dissemination of the highly invasive syphilis spirochete, Treponema pallidum.