Anne Rebekah Tillotson, PhD

Research Fellow


Rebekah completed her PhD at the University of Edinburgh, under the supervision of Adrian Bird. Her PhD work focused on the role of the epigenetic reader MeCP2, which is mutated in the neurological condition, Rett syndrome. She joined the Justice lab in January 2018 as a Sir Henry Wellcome post-doctoral research fellow. She studies the effect of genetic background on neurological genetic diseases, with a focus on ATR-X syndrome. Outside the lab, Rebekah enjoys exploring her new home of Toronto, painting and cooking.