Catriona completed a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Diploma in Languages at the University of Melbourne. She is currently completing her PhD studies in T cell immunology at the Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. Catriona is currently the president of the Doherty student society (SPASIM), and industry liaison of Women in Science and Engineering at The University of Melbourne. She also teaches at the Gene Technology Access Centre and the university, was a finalist in The University of Melbourne 3 Minute Thesis final in August 2017.