Eric Tam

Eric Tam

Where did you grow up and what’s your background?
Immigrated to Toronto (Scarborough!) from Hong Kong as an elementary kid, returned for high school in Hong Kong before settling back in Scarborough for grade 12 and beyond

Where did you study before coming to UTSC?
Ryerson University, majored in Construction Project Management

What is your program of study?
University of Toronto Scarborough, majoring in Biology and Psychology

What is your main research project?
Developing a behaviour chamber to evaluate learning and memory in rodent models, in response to various textural and audio cues.

Why science? If not science, then what?
Had always been a math and science student in high school, yet took a turn upon graduation. Many years after I am back in sciences!

The best restaurant in Scarborough is...?
Destiny Fusion, for my bubbletea cravings

Your favourite place in Toronto is…?
I did a community ecology assignment on the Scarborough Bluffs! and have always enjoyed the ride on the bumpy Brimley road entrance into Bluffer’s Park

Your favourite place on the inter tubes?
Google

Best song of all time?
My heart will go on