Mariam Issa

Mariam Issa

Where did you grow up and what’s your background?
I grew up in Toronto after I moved to Canada from Lebanon when I was 9 years old. Ever since then I have been living in Scarborough.

What is your program of study?
I am specializing in Human Biology!

What is your main research project?
We are working on memory transformation of object location in mice.

Why science? If not science, then what?
Science has always been a part of my life, I always love learning about the underlying fundamentals of life. Science never fails to amaze me. If I was not into biology then I would have probably become a pilot or a lawyer.

The best restaurant in Scarborough is...?
This month it has definitely been Captain’s Boil for its unique theme, but if you ask me next week it will probably be something different.

Your favourite place in Toronto is…?
Dunk’n Dip, choclate any time every time. But also Leslie park!

Your favourite place on the inter tubes?
GOOGLE!

Best song of all time?
I don’t really have one but I am in love with any Arabic song by Kathem Saher or Fayrouz.