Josée Dupuis

Josée Dupuis
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2001 McGill College, Suite 1200

Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 1G1

Email address: 
josee.dupuis3 [at]

Josée Dupuis, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, in the School of Population and Global Health at McGill University in Montreal. She previously held faculty positions at Northwestern University and Boston University School of Public Health, and a senior statistical geneticist position at Genome Therapeutics Corporation, a small biotech company. Professor Dupuis has co-authored over 250 articles in the field of statistical genetics. She is involved in the Framingham Heart Study, collaborating on projects to identify genes influencing diabetes related traits and pulmonary function traits. She is an Associate Editor for the journal Biostatistics. Professor Dupuis is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and she is past-President of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society. She was honored with the International Genetic Epidemiology Leadership Award for her substantial contributions to the field and her service to the Society, and she received the 2020 American Society of Human Genetics Mentorship Award.


Areas of expertise: 

Professor Dupuis has extensive experience in the development and application of statistical methods for genome-wide association studies, gene-by-environment interaction investigation, genetic meta-analysis, rare variant analysis, and omics data analysis, with special emphasis on the development of novel statistical approaches to analyze genetic data collected on large families.

Research areas: 
Areas of interest: 

Biostatistics, Statistical Genetics, Genomics, Type-2 Diabetes, Pulmonary Traits

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