Alexia Gene

Master's Student

Alexia Gene spent her early adulthood in Guelph Ontario, where she earned an Honors Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a Minor in Neuroscience at the University of Guelph. During the last 2 years of her undergraduate career, she utilized a behavioral rodent model approach to study the effects of a novel endocannabinoid signaling lipid on anticipatory nausea and opiate addiction. With a profound interest to understand the pathology of disease at a cellular and molecular level, she eagerly joined the Bowie Lab in the Summer of 2019 to research Fragile X Syndrome.