Curriculum Vitae

Please see my full curriculum vitae here.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy2005University of Toronto
Master of Science1998University of Waterloo
Bachelor of Science1995University of British Columbia

Employment and Training

Assistant Professor2013-PresentCUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
Post-doctoral fellow2010-2013Harvard School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Post-doctoral fellow2008-2010Ontario Cancer Institute
Post-doctoral fellow2007-2008University of Toronto
Post-doctoral fellow2005-2007Royal Roads University
Instructor2006-2008Royal Roads University

Community Involvement

Bioconductor technical advisory board

Invited Talks (selected)

 

  1. A comparative meta-analysis of prognostic gene signatures for late-stage ovarian cancer. BioC2013: R/Bioconductor Conference, July 18 2013, Seattle WA.
  2. Colorectal cancer subtypes using FFPE tissues. Centre for Integrative Biology Seminar, University of Trento, May 25 2013, Trento, Italy.
  3. A comparative meta-analysis of prognostic gene signatures for late-stage ovarian cancer. Statistical Genomics and Data Integration for Personalized Medicine, May 12-17 2013, Ascona, Switzerland.
  4. Genomic data analysis in personalized medicine, epidemiology and metagenomics. Department of Biostatistics, Kansas University Medical Center, March 25 2013, Kansas City KS.
  5. Genomic data analysis in personalized medicine, epidemiology and metagenomics. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, February 28 2013, New York NY.
  6. Genomic data analysis in personalized medicine, epidemiology and metagenomics. Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, UMASS School of Public Health and Health Sciences, February 27 2013, Amherst MA.
  7. Genomic data analysis in personalized medicine, epidemiology and metagenomics. Southwest Oncology Group, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, February 20 2013, Seattle WA.
  8. Genomic data analysis in personalized medicine, epidemiology and metagenomics. Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic, February 14 2013, Rochester MN.
  9. Gene expression profiling of archival tumors for long-term health studies. Omics Seminar, Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, September 25 2012, Boston MA.
  10. Prediction of clinical outcome from high-dimensional data: lessons from the microarray experience and application to metagenomics. MiRiBA MetaThink Meeting, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, July 5 2012, Cambridge MA.
  11. Archival tissues and the prediction of patient outcome: clinical translation of gene expression profiling. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, April 2 2012, Calgary AB, Canada.
  12. Expression profiling of archival tissues for long-term health studies. Systems Biology of Diversity in Cancer Symposium, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, October 8 2011, New York NY.
  13. Bioinformatics and quality control of expression data from archival tissues. Emerging Technologies for Translational Bioinformatics: A Symposium on Gene Expression Profiling for Archival Tissues, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, August 5 2011, Boston MA.