The program leadership structure includes the Program Directors and the Program Steering Committee.

Program Directors

The Program Directors are responsible for the overall administration of the program. Together with the Program Steering Committee, they are responsible for setting the overall direction of STAGE, including curriculum, seminars, trainee recruitment, and admissions

Shelley B. Bull

Shelley B. Bull

Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health, Professor, Biostatistics Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Statistical Genetics, Statistical Genomics, Statistical Modeling and Analysis, Genome-Wide Association, Analysis of Family Data, Categorical Data Analysis, Molecular Prognosis.

Jennifer Brooks Bio

Jennifer Brooks

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Program Steering Committee

The Program Steering Committee supports the Directors in setting the overall direction of STAGE, including curriculum, seminars, trainee recruitment, admissions and practicum placements.

Shelley B. Bull

Shelley B. Bull

Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health, Professor, Biostatistics Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Statistical Genetics, Statistical Genomics, Statistical Modeling and Analysis, Genome-Wide Association, Analysis of Family Data, Categorical Data Analysis, Molecular Prognosis.

Jennifer Brooks Bio

Jennifer Brooks

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Laurent Briollais

Laurent Briollais

Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health; Associate Professor, Biostatistics Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Statistical Genetics, Biostatistics, Statistical Genomics, Cancer, GWAS.

Angelo Canty

Angelo Canty

Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science; Associate Member, Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

Research Keywords: Statistical Genetics, Statistical Genomics, Statistical Modeling and Analysis, Genome-Wide Association, Analysis of Family Data, Categorical Data Analysis, Molecular Prognosis.

France Gagnon

France Gagnon

Associate Dean of Research and Professor, Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; Canada Research Chair in Genetic Epidemiology.

Research Keywords: Genetic Epidemiology, Biomedical Sciences, Population Health, Chronic Diseases, Hemostasis, Thrombosis, Cardiovascular Diseases, Linkage and Association Studies, Quantitative Traits, Genome-Wide Studies, Meta-analysis.

Rayjean Hung

Rayjean J. Hung

Associate Director of Population Health, Head of the Prosserman Centre for Population Health Research, Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health and Professor, Epidemiology Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Population Studies, Cancer Epidemiology, Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Cancer Etiology, Methodology Development, Genomewide Association Studies, Post-genomewide Association Research.

Andrew Paterson

Andrew D. Paterson

Senior Scientist, Genetics & Genome Biology Program, The Hospital for Sick Children, Professor, Divisions of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Human Genetics, Genome-Wide Association, Quantitative Traits, Diabetes Complications, Type 1 Diabetes.

Lisa J. Strug

Director, Data Sciences Institute, Professor, Departments of Statistical Sciences and Computer Science, Biostatistics Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto; Director, CANSSI Ontario; Associate Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics and Senior Scientist, Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children.

Research Keywords: Statistical Analyses, Genetic Statistics, Genetic Epidemiology, Research Methods, Statistical Computing, Methods Development, Study Design

Lei Sun

Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences and Division of Biostatistics, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Applied Statistics, Statistical Genetics, High-Dimensional Data, Robust Methods, Linkage and Association, Pedigree Analysis, Software Development.

Wei Xu

Clinician Scientist and Principal Biostatistician, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network; Associate Professor, Biostatistics Division, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

Research Keywords: Genetic Statistics, Genetic Epidemiology, Clinic Trial Design and Analysis, Research Methods, Statistical Modeling.