Dr. Jacquetta Trasler

Affiliation

James McGill Professor in Pediatrics, Human Genetics and Pharmacology & Therapeutics at McGill University and Senior Scientist in the Child Health and Human Development Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Committee membership

Stem Cell Oversight Committee

Biography

Jacquetta Trasler is a James McGill Professor in Pediatrics, Human Genetics and Pharmacology & Therapeutics at McGill University and Senior Scientist in the Child Health and Human Development Program at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre. She has served as Director of the McGill University MD-PhD Program, Director for Pediatric Research and Deputy Director of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and as a member of the Institute Advisory Board of the CIHR Institute of Genetics. Dr. Trasler received her MD and PhD degrees from McGill University followed by postdoctoral training in reproductive molecular biology at Tufts University in Boston. Her research interests focus on epigenetics and the molecular and developmental regulation of gene expression in the germline and early embryo. Dr. Trasler's ongoing studies include effects of drugs, diet (folate) and assisted reproductive technologies on the epigenome of germ cells and embryos and the implications for intergenerational passage of epigenetic defects.  

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