Medical Genetics

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Aparicio, Samuel Breast cancer, genome sequencing
Arbour, Laura northern and aboriginal health issues as they pertain to genetics
Austin, Jehannine Genetics, genomics, genetic counseling, psychiatric illness, mental illness, mental health, psychiatry, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, postpartum depression, perinatal mental health, Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia
Birol, Inanc bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, transcriptome analysis, next generation sequencing, cancer, Bioinformatics, sequence assembly, transcriptomics, gene regulation networks, high throughput informatics for big data
Brinkman, Ryan Bioinformatics, flow cytometry, high throughput data analysis, data standars, GvHD biomarker identification, cluster identification
Brooks-Wilson, Angela human genetics, cancer genetics, cancer families, longevity, Super seniors, genetic susceptibility
Brown, Carolyn Janet Epigenetic control of gene expression, X-chromosome inactivation, Long non-coding RNAs, XIST RNA, Genes escaping X-chromosome inactivation, DNA methylation
Burgess, Michael Philosophy and social sciences, ethics and social policy in the areas of genomics, genetics and biotechnology (health, agriculture and environment)
Carleton, Bruce Pharmacogenomics, Adverse drug reactions (ADRs), Drug safety and effectiveness, Clinical pharmacology, Pharmacovigilance
Clarke, Lorne Lysosomal storage disease, disorders or sulfate transport, mucopolysaccharidosis, phenylketonuria
Conibear, Elizabeth Protein Palmitoylation, Vesicle Trafficking
Eaves, Constance Jean Normal and leukemic stem cells, normal and malignant breast stem cells
Farrer, Matthew Parkinson's disease, Dementia, Epilepsy
Friedman, Jan Marshall Application of whole genome sequencing to diagnose genetic disease, Clinical genomics, Neurofibromatosis, Birth defects epidemiology
Gibson, William Childhood Diseases; Weaver syndrome - mutation detection and new therapies; Cohen-Gibson syndrome - mutation detection and new therapies; Appetite regulation; Energy expenditure; Body composition; Monogenic human obesity disorders; Familial Brain Aneurysms
Goldowitz, Daniel Genetic basis of brain disease, neurobiology of autism, Huntingtong's gene, mouse/mice epigenetics, gene regulatory network
Hayden, Michael Huntington disease, Disease progression, Diabetes
Hieter, Philip Molecular biology of eukaryotic chromosome transmission
Holt, Robert Immunogenetics, Metagenomics - Infectious agents in Cancer, Cancer Genomes, Neurobiology, DNA Sequencing
Hoodless, Pamela Embryology, Transcriptional regulation, Epigenetics, Heart valve formation, Liver development
Humphries, Richard Keith Genetic control and manipulation of hemopoiesis. Stem Cell Regulation. Retroviral Gene Transfer. Transgenic Mice.
Huntsman, David hereditary cancer, molecular pathology, cancer biomarkers, Pancreas centre
Jefferies, Wilfred Arthur Iron transport molecules
Jiang, Xiaoyan Basic and translational leukemia research, Leukemic stem cell biology , Gene regulation , Drug resistance , Proteomics
Jones, Steven J
Kobor, Michael Epigenetics, Social Epigenetics, Molecular Biology , Chromatin Biology
Langlois, Sylvie Studies of genotype/phenotype correlations in single gene disorders; Validations of genomic tools for the study of mental retardation and prenatal screening for aneuploidy; Outcome studies related to prenatal genetic screening
Lansdorp, Peter DNA replication, epigenetics and stem cells, Telomeres, genomic instability, aging and cancer, Application of single cell Strand-seq in precision medicine
Leavitt, Blair Huntington disease, Neurogenetics, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Frontotemporal Dementia, Mouse models of disease, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Gene Regulation, Experimental Therapeutics, Gene Silencing and Gene Editing, Gene Therapy, Medical Genetics
Lefebvre, Louis mouse developmental genetics, developmental epigenetics, genomic imprinting, placental biology, germ cell biology
Lorincz, Matthew Epigenetics, Chromatin, Development, Epigenomics, Gene regulation
Mager, Dixie
Marra, Marco Cancer, Genomics, Epigenomics, Bioinformatics
McMaster, W Robert Molecular Immunology
McNagny, Kelly Marshall Stem Cells, Immunology, Inflammation, Mouse models of human disease, Tissue degeneration/regeneration, Cancer, innate immune response
Morin, Gregg
Mostafavi, Sara machine/statistical learning applied to disease genetics
Nelson, Brad Cancer immunology and immunotherapy, Oncolytic viruses, T cell engineering, Clinical trials, Cell therapies
Robinson, Wendy Genetics, Human Development, Epigenetics, miRNA, Preterm Birth, Placenta, Mosaicism, Fetal Growth, DNA methylation, Sex differences
Ross, Colin Pharmacogenomics, Gene-based therapeutics, Precision medicine
Rossi, Fabio Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine blood, Stem cells, regeneration, gene therapy, control of cell fate
Sadovnick, Adele clinical genetic, genetic epidemiological and molecular genetic research
Schrader, Kasmintan Genomics & Bioinformatics, Clinical Genetics, Genetic Counselling and Ethics & Policy
Simpson, Elizabeth Gene therapy for brain and eye diseases, In vivo gene augmentation and genome editing (CRISPR/CAS9), CRISPR, Aniridia, Rare diseases, Congenital blindness, MiniPromoters for restricted expression
Stirling, Peter Genome Instability, Stress responses, DNA repair, Cancer, Genotoxins
Taubert, Stefan Transcription, Gene regulation, Stress responses , Hypoxia, Aging, Metabolism, Lipid biology, C. elegans, Mouse
Van Allen, Margot Birth defects, their causes, the natural history of the disorders, and how to prevent them
Van Raamsdonk, Catherine Human Cancer Genetics, Developmental Genetics, Mouse Genetics and Transgenesis, Mutation, Cell Migration, Melanocytes
Vilarino-Guell, Carles Multiple sclerosis, Neuromyelitis optica, Neurological disorders
Wasserman, Wyeth Bioinformatics, computation analysis of human genome, gene regulation, rare pediatric disorders