Taylor Nelles-McGee


Taylor Nelles-McGee is a Master’s student in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. Gonzalez. She holds an Hons BSc in Psychology from York University, a BMus in classical performance violin from The Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and a certificate in Contemplative End of Life Care from the Institute of Traditional Medicine.

Her research interests include biological embedding of child maltreatment, associated resiliency-related factors, intergenerational effects of adversity, social determinants of health, and childhood grief and bereavement.

Outside of the lab, Taylor works as a professional violinist and teacher with Sistema Toronto, an equity-driven program committed to anti-oppressive practices that delivers music education and a comprehensive social curriculum to children in vulnerable communities.