IG Institute Advisory Board Members

Anne-Claude Gingras (Chair)
Senior Investigator
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Full Professor
Department of Molecular Genetics
University of Toronto

Esther Verheyen (Vice-Chair)
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Simon Fraser University

Laura Arbour
Professor
Department of Medical Genetics
University of British Columbia

Jehannine C. Austin
Professor, UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Medical Genetics
Executive Director, BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services Research Institute

Naveed Aziz
Chief Executive Officer, CGEn
Hospital for Sick Children, McGill University & Genome Science Centre

Yvonne Bombard
Associate Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Director, Genomics Health Services Research Program, St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Unity Health Toronto

Benjamin Haibe-Kains
Canada Research Chair in Computational Pharmacogenomics
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network
Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Medical Biophysics

Geoff Hicks
Director – Regenerative Medicine Program; Professor - Dept. of Biochemistry & Medical Genetics; Senior Investigator – Research Institute of Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba.
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba

Isabel Jordan
Founding Member and Chair, Rare Disease Foundation
Co-Chair, Patient and Caregiver Advisory Committee, SKIP

Vardit Ravitsky
Associate Professor, Bioethics Programs
School of Public Health
University of Montreal

Nika Shakiba
Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering
University of British Columbia

Ian Stedman
Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, York University

Peter Stirling
Scientist, BC Cancer
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical Genetics
University of British Columbia

Raymund J. Wellinger
Canada Research Chair in Telomere Biology
Full Professor, Université de Sherbrooke
Deputy Scientific Director, Center for Research on Aging

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