A graduate from Melbourne University in 2010 with a major in Genetics, Dominic is now a NUS PhD scholar. As one half of a pair of identical twins, Dominic has always been interested the way genes manifest in an individual and how it makes us different from each other. For his PhD project, he is making use of the DNA binding factor CTCF to study chromatin interactions, in the human heart and in disease models. Apart from being a science enthusiast, Dom is also a keen swimmer and marathon runner. He has participated in each of the Singapore marathons for the past 5 years.