Thao Van Cao

    PhD Candidate

    2014     Bachelor of Biotechnology, International University, Vietnam National Universities.

    2016     Postgraduate diploma in science (Genetics), University of Otago, New Zealand

    After working as a research assistant in a biostatistics group in Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in 2017, Van was awarded the Australian Government Research Training Program scholarship to commence an MPhil at Queensland University of Technology and became a member of the Genomic Research Centre (GRC) in 2019. Van’s project is to identify genes and loci that are associated with body fat traits. During her MPhil candidature, she has been successfully articulated to a PhD in 2020 and is continuing to expand her works on understanding the epigentics aging and the heritability of loci in relation to body fat traits.