Leadership

Dr. Lisa Strug, Interim Director

Dr. Lisa Strug is a Senior Scientist in the Genetics and Genome Biology program at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), the Associate Director of The Centre for Applied Genomics, and Associate Professor of Statistical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science, and of Biostatistics at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Genome Data Sciences.

Dr. Strug's research program focuses on the development of novel statistical approaches to identify genetic contributors to human disease, with particular emphasis on tools tailored to the identification of modifier genes.

Leadership

The leadership structure of CANSSI Ontario comprises a Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) and a Senior Advisory Committee (SAC). These bodies are supported by the CANSSI Ontario staff.

Senior Advisory Committee​

The Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) is comprised of individuals with leadership and expertise in data-intensive disciplines in the University of Toronto community. The members of the SAC provide high-level strategic guidance to CANSSI Ontario’s management, helping CANSSI Ontario to promote and deliver collaborative programs across departments, faculties, affiliated research institutes, hospitals, and Ontario universities.

Learn more about the Senior Advisory Committee.

Provincial Advisory Committee

The Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) is comprised of Statistical Scientists from CANSSI institutional members across the province, with expertise in data-intensive disciplines. The members of the PAC will provide high-level strategic guidance to CANSSI Ontario’s management, helping CANSSI Ontario to promote and deliver collaborative programs across the province.

Learn more about the Provincial Advisory Committee.