Malú Zamariolli de Souza

Malú Zamariolli obtained her bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences from the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP) in Brazil.
Her bachelor thesis project consisted on working with definition of breakpoints on balanced translocations. In 2017, she started her master’s degree focused on the genetic etiology of the Oculo-auriculo-vertebral spectrum. In 2019, she started her ongoing PhD in the same institution with the aim of identifying genetic modifiers in the 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.

In May 2021, Malú joined the group at the University of Lausanne (UNIL), under the supervision of Zoltán Kutalik, as a visiting researcher. Her project aims to study genetic modifiers for cardiac defects in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome using complex traits in the general population.