CANSSI Ontario Research Day

Mar 5, 2020
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10:00am–3:30pm
Research Day
Details

The event will showcase key Ontario repositories of population-level data and will feature a discussion with leading Canadian experts on the personal and clinical utility of Genetic Risk Scores: Are they ready for PRIME TIME?

Schedule At-a-Glance 

  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Presentations by researchers from ICES, CANUE, CPTP, and the CLSA about population-level data available to researchers in Ontario and about big discoveries being made with it.
  • 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Population Data Expo | Lunch
  • 2:00 - 3:30 pm - Panel discussion with leading Canadian experts debating the personal and clinical utility of Genetic Risk Scores: Are they ready for Prime Time?

Introduction
Stephen Scherer, Senior Scientist; Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children

Experts
Robert Hegele, Distinguished University Professor and Director of London Regional Genomics Centre, Robarts Research Institute, and University of Western Ontario
Ruth McPherson, Director, Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre and the Lipid Clinic, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Steven Narod, Senior Scientist and Director, Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit, Women's College Research Institute
Andrew Paterson, Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick Children

Closing Remarks
Melanie Woodin, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto

FREE for faculty, staff, and trainees of academic institutions and members of the not-for-profit sector.

Research Day is generously supported by the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts & Science as part of their commitment to CANSSI Ontario.

Location
Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street, 2nd and 3rd floors
Toronto
M5G 0A4
Contact
416-689-7271
2020-03-05 15:00:00 2020-03-05 20:30:00 UTC CANSSI Ontario Research Day The event will showcase key Ontario repositories of population-level data and will feature a discussion with leading Canadian experts on the personal and clinical utility of Genetic Risk Scores: Are they ready for PRIME TIME?Schedule At-a-Glance  10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Presentations by researchers from ICES, CANUE, CPTP, and the CLSA about population-level data available to researchers in Ontario and about big discoveries being made with it. 12:30 - 2:00 pm - Population Data Expo | Lunch 2:00 - 3:30 pm - Panel discussion with leading Canadian experts debating the personal and clinical utility of Genetic Risk Scores: Are they ready for Prime Time? IntroductionStephen Scherer, Senior Scientist; Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick ChildrenExpertsRobert Hegele, Distinguished University Professor and Director of London Regional Genomics Centre, Robarts Research Institute, and University of Western OntarioRuth McPherson, Director, Ruddy Canadian Cardiovascular Genetics Centre and the Lipid Clinic, University of Ottawa Heart InstituteSteven Narod, Senior Scientist and Director, Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit, Women's College Research InstituteAndrew Paterson, Senior Scientist, The Hospital for Sick ChildrenClosing RemarksMelanie Woodin, Dean, Faculty of Arts & Science, University of TorontoFREE for faculty, staff, and trainees of academic institutions and members of the not-for-profit sector.Research Day is generously supported by the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts & Science as part of their commitment to CANSSI Ontario. 686 Bay Street, 2nd and 3rd floors - Auditorium, Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning discovery.commons@utoronto.ca