Dr. Lorne Clarke MDCM, FRCPC, FCCMG
Associate Professor, Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Investigator, Child & Family Research Institute, Vancouver, BC
Research Interests: Lysosomal Storage diseases
Dr. Michael Hayden M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., FRCP(C), FRSC
Director and Senior Scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine & Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Huntington Disease, premature coronary artery disease
Dr. Diane W. Cox M.A., Ph.D., FCCMG, FRSC
Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Alberta
Research Interests: Inherited liver disease, Schizophrenia, Chromosome 14
Dr. Dr. Jayne Danska Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Immunology & Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute Genetics and Genome Biology, Toronto
Research Interests: Lympoid Leukemia, Type 1 Diabetes
Dr. Régen Drouin M.D., Ph.D., FACMG, FCCMG
Professor (Professeur agrégé), Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Sherbrooke
Research Interests: Skin Cancer, Trisomy 21
Dr. Brenda Gallie M.D., FRCPC
Professor, Departments of Molecular & Medical Genetics, Medical Biophysics, and Ophthalmology, University of Toronto Ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario Head, Cancer Informatics Ontario Cancer Institute/Princess Margaret Hospital University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario
Research Interests: Retinoblastoma
Dr. Roy Gravel M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology with a Cross Appointment in the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Alberta.
Research Interests: Inherited vitamin utilization disorders, Tay-Sachs Disease, Sandhoff disease
Dr. Philippe Gros Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Research Interests: Tumour cells, Genetic basis of infectious diseases and neurogenesis
Dr. Robert Hegele M.D., FRCPC, FACP
Director and Scientist, Blackburn Cardiovascular Genetics Laboratory, London, Ontario Professor, Departments of Medicine & Biochemistry, University of Western Ontario Scientific Director, London Regional Genomics Centre; Microarray Facility and DNA Sequencing Facility
Research Interests: Genetic basis of human diseases, Phenomics, Atherosclerosis, Diabetes
Dr. Elise Héon M.D., FRCSC, R.D.
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Toronto Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Senior Associate Scientist, Department of Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Toronto
Research Interests: Glaucoma, Cataracts, Retinal Dystrophies, Retinoblastoma
Dr. Geoffrey Hicks Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Manitoba Director, Manitoba Institute of Cell Biology Mammalian Functional Genomics Centre, Winnipeg, MB
Research Interests: Functional genomics, Embryonic stem cell mutations, Leukemia, Cancer, Apoptosis
Dr. Tom Hudson M.D.
President and Scientific Director of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR)
Research Interests: Gene maps, Asthma, Lupus, Coronary heart disease, Diabetes, Inflammatory bowel disease, Prostate and ovarian cancers
Dr. Frank Jirik M.D., FRCP(C)
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Calgary
Research Interests: Musculoskeletal and cardiovascular diseases, Lung cancer, Skeletal development, Breast cancer, Arthritis, Prostate cancer
Dr. Robert Korneluk Ph.D., FCCMG, FRSC
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa Director, Apoptosis Research Centre, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON
Research Interests: Cancer, Retina eye disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Myotonic Dystrophy (DM), Apoptosis
Dr. Rod McInnes M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Molecular and Medical Genetics, Pediatrics, University of Toronto Scientific Director, Institute of Genetics, Canadian Institutes of Health Research Senior Scientist, Department of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute
Research Interests: Central nervous system, Retinal degeneration, Neural development and function
Dr. Rima Rozen Ph.D., FCCMG
Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Pediatrics; Associate Member, Department of Biology, McGill University Deputy Scientific Director, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, QB Scientific Director, Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montréal, QB
Research Interests: Birth defects, vascular disease, Cancer
Dr. Stephen Scherer Ph.D.
Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Director, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine, University of Toronto, Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Research Interests: Gene maps, Cancer progession, Imprinting, Developmental disorders, Epilepsy, Autism
Dr. Erwin Schurr Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Biochemistry, Faulty of Medicine, McGill University
Research Interests: Host genetics of infectious diseases, Tuberculosis, Leprosy
Dr. Katherine Siminovitch M.D., FRCPC
Head and Senior Scientist, Division of Genomic Medicine, Toronto General Research Institute Senior Investigator, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Research Interests: Immunologic diseases, X-linked immunodeficiency disease, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), Motheaten syndrome, Inflammatory bowel disease, Arthritis
Dr. Wyeth Wasserman Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Vancouver, BC Associate Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Research Interests: Computational biology research, Gene transcription and regulation