Christine Tchao

Position: Technical Coordinator, Environmental Microbiology Laboratory (EM), BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Laboratory (BC CDC PHL)

Biography: Christine Tchao is the Technical Coordinator of the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory (EM), at the BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Laboratory (BCCDC PHL). Christine has a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of British Columbia and is registered with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science. Her interests include microbiological culture and analysis related to clinical and environmental correlation. She is also interested in molecular techniques and its application in the laboratory for screening and confirmation of microbiological organisms.