Murtaza Dahodwala graduated with a Masters Degree in Biology at the University of Calgary in 2012. He brings knowledge from various aspects of Biology – from molecular sciences to plants to industrial biotechnology. He contributed and published a research review paper on translational control mechanisms, and also presented his research at the international American Society of Plant Biologists meeting in 2011.Murtaza is an outgoing person and has been involved in helping new students at the University as the ‘Chair of International Students’ and has been doing community service (free food distribution) over the last 3 years. Murtaza is very happy to be a part of the W21C team and is eager to contribute to the various research projects. He envisions a flourishing career in public health in Canada. In his spare time, Murtaza enjoys computer technology and gardening.