Systems Biology Symposia

2015 Systems Biology Symposium

Topic: Personalized Medicine of Cancer
May 28th, 2015, McGill University, Faculty Club and Conference Centre   


Dr. Natalie Johnson – Physician, Division of Hematology, Sir Mortimer B. Davis- Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec.
Theme: Using Next generation sequencing technology to inform clinical treatment strategies in lymphoma patients

Dr. Ian Watson –University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas.
Theme: Understanding the landscape of genetic alterations driving melanoma through analysis of whole exome sequencing and SNP arrays from patient samples

Dr. Juliann Chmielecki – Senior Scientist, Cancer Genomics, Foundation Medicine, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Theme: Mutational profiling in the clinic

 Dr. Calvin Chao– Senior Director of Medical Affairs at Genomic Health, Redwood City, California.
Theme: Oncotype Dx for DCIS

 Dr. Andrew Beck– Physician, Scientist, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.
Theme: Computational pathology


David Solit, MD – Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Centre for Molecular Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York, New York.
Theme: Exceptional drug responders

   All are welcome. Registration is required. 







Sophia Kapchinsky


Sophia Kapchinsky

Best Poster Winner!

Mcgill Systems Biology COPD Symposium



Mcgill Systems Biology COPD Symposium

June 5th, 2014

Montreal Neurological Institute, deGrandpre Communications Center

Dr. Jean Bourbeau  Director, Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit , Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal

Dr. Miguel Divo Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston

Dr. Kathleen Barnes Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Baltimore

Dr. Avrum Spira Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, and Bioinformatics. Director, Translational Bioinformatics Program, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston

Dr. Sabah Hussain Professor, Department of Medicine, Critical Care Division, Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal.

seating is limited







Adam Fontebasso (center)

Adam Fontebasso (center)

Best Poster Winner!

Mcgill Systems Biology Atherosclerosis Symposium

 May 23rd, 2013

McGill Faculty Club and Conference Centre

 The McGill University *Systems Biology Training Program (SBTP) welcomes you to their first symposium aimed at analyzing a public health and disease problem with an unmet clinical need from a systems biology perspective. This year's symposium will focus on atherosclerosis.

 Keynote Speakers

Clinical:               Jacques Genest, McGill University Health Centre

Genomics:           James Engert, McGill University Health Centre

Transcriptomics:    Peter F. Davies, University of Pennsylvania

Bioinformatics:     Stephen Ramsey, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute

Proteomics:          James Stone, Harvard Medical School